Adjusting the community of inquiry approach to a synchronous mathematical context

McDonald, Christine and Loch, Birgit (2008) Adjusting the community of inquiry approach to a synchronous mathematical context. In: ASCILITE 2008: 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: Hello! Where Are You in the Landscape of Educational Technology?, 30 Nov - 03 Dec 2008, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper applies the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework previously used in asynchronous discussion forums to synchronous chats in a mathematically-based undergraduate course. While the three presences described in the CoI framework - cognitive, social and teaching presence - are still identified, it is argued that categories and indicators tailored for coding asynchronous discussion may need adjustment when applied to this new context. Preliminary results based on the transcript analysis of one chat log and using two coders are presented in this paper.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version desposited with blanket permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Dr Birgit Loch
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2009 07:03
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2014 05:55
Uncontrolled Keywords: synchronous chat, undergraduate, mathematics, community of inquiry
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4679

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