Notes: Garrison, D. Online Community of Inquiry Review: Social, Cognitive, and Teaching Presence Issues

Garrison, D.R. (2007). Online community of inquiry review: Social, cognitive, and teaching presence issues. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks. pp. 61-72. from abstract: >The early research in the area of online communities of inquiry has raised several issues with regard to the creation and maintenance of social, cognitive and teaching presence that require further research and analysis. The other overarching issue is the methodological validity associated with the community of inquiry framework....

August 3, 2010 · 2 min

Notes: Vaughan & Garrison: Creating cognitive presence in a blended faculty development community

Vaughan, N. & Garrison, D.R. (2005). Creating cognitive presence in a blended faculty development community. The Internet and Higher Education. 8(1). pp 1-12. This study compares face-to-face and online discussions in a professional development course on blended learning. Specifically looking at the three forms of presence as defined as part of the community of inquiry model (but with an emphasis on how participants move through the 4 phases of the inquiry process (triggering event, exploration, integration and resolution) as part of their cognitive presence)...

July 29, 2010 · 3 min

community of inquiry

When I started at the Teaching & Learning Centre, I knew a bit about what Randy Garrison was doing - he was the new Director of the TLC, and he'd been working on something called "[community of inquiry](http://communitiesofinquiry.com)" - but I didn't know too much more than that. I didn't pay it much attention, since it didn't overlap what I was doing very much. Years passed, and I'm now planning the research proposal for my MSc thesis....

June 15, 2010 · 2 min