THE COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY
A CoI FOR THE CoI
Welcome to the Community of Inquiry.

LATEST EDITORIAL
D. Randy Garrison
May 25, 2020

The focus of this contribution is tohighlight a range of research focused directly on or guided by the Community ofInquiry (CoI) theoretical framework. The CoI framework reflects learning as aprocess of collaborative inquiry facilitated by shared teaching and socialpresence. The components of Teaching Presence and Social Presence aremanifestations of Cognitive Presence (collaborative inquiry). Social presenceestablishes the climate for collaboration but Teaching Presence is the gluethat maintains a purposeful community of inquiry. The numerous citations ofthis work suggest that the CoI framework has had a broad influence on onlineand blended learning.

For background Iwould like to begin with a brief overview of the value of theoretical frameworksto guide research as well as the design and delivery of an educationalexperience. ...

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The project (March-December 2018) analyzed the educational practices in 25 courses delivered at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Spain, using the"Community of Inquiry" (CoI) framework. The aim was to set recommendations based on the analysis.

We have translated, adapted and validated the CoI survey in a Spanish version. 


The project was approved in the II Call for Educational Innovation Projects for Teaching Innovation Groups at UNED (resolution published in March 12, 2018).

https://medium.com/colabuned/proyectos-de-innovaci%C3%B3n-docente-8c2790a3b646

The survey and the validation process have been published in a Spanish scientific journal: 

  • Ballesteros Velázquez, Belén, Gil-Jaurena, Inés & Morentin Encina, Javier. (2019). Validación de la versión en castellano del cuestionario ‘Community of Inquiry'. RED-Revista de Educación a Distancia, 59, 1–26. Art, 4. Retrieved from https://revistas.um.es/red/article/view/360951
The first results have been published in Spanish:

  • Gil-Jaurena, I. ...
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The Community of Inquiry is a project of the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, researchers of the Community of Inquiry framework, and members of the CoI community.