5 ACTIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS
OF INTEREST TO THE CoI COMMUNITY
BROWSE BY PRESENCE



Faculty development and the Community of Inquiry at Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing
Created July 2, 2017 by Martha Cleveland-Innes
The Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing identified a current trend in higher education, and in nursing programs at OHSU specifically: pressure to provide high quality online and hybrid programs and courses to students in our graduate an
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1 reply · Latest 1 month ago by Annette Garner
It' been so much fun working on this project. I so appreciate Marti's support and guidance. Here openness and sense of humor invite true ...

iMOOCs and Learning to Learn Online
Created August 25, 2017 by Martha Cleveland-Innes, Nathaniel Ostashewski, Dan Wilton
Athabasca University is known for its leadership and innovation in distance education. The emergence of MOOCs was of both interest and concern; int
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Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
Created May 18, 2017 by Adrian O'Connor, Niall Seery, Donal Canty
In Ireland, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reported that in 2012, 98% of 15-year-old pupils have at least one computer at home, but only 64% of pupils reported that they use a computer, laptop, or tablet at school.
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8 replies · Latest 3 months ago by Rick Henderson
Very interesting project Adrian. I'm very interested in the learning protocols you mention so I'll definitely be looking in to your ...

Layering the Community of Inquiry Framework with Signature Pedagogies
Created June 21, 2017 by Barb Brown, Sarah E. Eaton, Meadow Schroeder, Jennifer Macdonald
How do online synchronous sessions support student learning in professional graduate programs where students are engaging in research active opportunities for scholarship of the profession?
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Best Practices in Blended Learning: Developing a Community of Professors and Students through Bricks and Clicks
Created June 13, 2017 by Shehzad Ghani, Dr. Maurice Taylor, Sait Atas, Michael Fairbrother
The scope of the project is to better understand how university professors can improve the quality of learning, teaching and the student experience through the development and delivery of blended learning courses. Three questions drive the project:
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RECENT COMMENTS

Annette Garner on Faculty development and the Community of Inquiry at Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing
1 month ago
It' been so much fun working on this project. I so appreciate Marti's support and guidance. Here openness and sense of humor invite true collegial exchange of ideas. And I've keep learning and exploring my expression of CoI in courses, as well as returning to the framework to help me guide learning activity ...

Rick Henderson on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
3 months ago
Very interesting project Adrian. I'm very interested in the learning protocols you mention so I'll definitely be looking in to your research.

Martha Cleveland-Innes on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Thank you again, Adrian, for being the first to post a project on our new multi-authored blog. At recent workshops I've given on the CoI to faculty, discussion about levels of teaching presence has come up. Perhaps we could discuss your findings and how they can inform novice online/blended instructors' ...

Adrian O'Connor on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Hi Mary, Learning protocols are potential support tools from which teachers and pupils may select from to indicate what they consider useful (Wessner et al. 1999). At any time, pupils may choose from a menu of specific protocols which are then activated. These protocols are not forced onto the pupils but are an ...

Adrian O'Connor on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Hi Hari, If you would like to get in contact my email is: adrianxoc@gmail.com

Adrian O'Connor on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Thanks Randy for your comments and your interest in this project. The results from the transcript analysis and frequency of codes assigned by element revealed that indicators of social presence had been assigned to 30% of all interactions. The findings indicated that participant activity occurred mostly in the ...

Hari Prasad Nepal on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Hi Adrin, I am interested in your project! you raise a very practical issue. I will be more than happy to work in your research team. Regards, Hari

D. Randy Garrison on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
First let me thank Adrian, Niall and Donal for sharing this important project. I am very interested in the context of this study; that is, the extent and influence of face-to-face interaction. This seems to be related to “‘learning protocols’, as both a pedagogical and technological approach for supporting ...

Mary Elizabeth McNabb on Supporting Discourse using Technology-Mediated Communication: The Community of Inquiry Model in Second Level Education
5 months ago
Hi Adrian, This is fascinating work. Having taught high school in Canada (your second level education) and as a doctoral candidate researching teaching presence in two un-paced undergraduate courses on the Landing at Athabasca U., I'm interested in what you mean by learning protocols. Would you address just what ...
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