D. Randy Garrison
ORGANIZATIONUniversity of Calgary
PROFESSIONProfessor Emeritus

D. Randy Garrison is professor emeritus at the University of Calgary. Dr. Garrison has published extensively on teaching and learning in adult, higher and distance education contexts. He has authored, co-authored or edited twelve books and well over 100 refereed articles/chapters. His recent books are Thinking Collaboratively: Learning in a Community of Inquiry (2016) and E-Learning in the 21st Century: A Community of Inquiry Framework for Research and Practice (3rd Edition) (2017).

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Cognitive Presence in a CoI
July 31, 2017
The focus of the Community of Inquiry framework is thinking and learning collaboratively. At the heart of this shared learning...

CoI and Learning Outcomes
June 19, 2017
The topic of this post is to explore the issue of learning outcomes and the Community of Inquiry framework. This is significant...

CoI Relationships
May 25, 2017
Kadir Kozan (2016) provides us with a significant piece of research that provides

Confirmation Bias and Fake News
April 3, 2017
Our goal with this Blog is to raise ideas and attempt to resolve issues associated with thinking and learning collaboratively...

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