Yıl 2020, Cilt 21 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 57 - 72 2020-01-01

Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions

Jesus TRESPALACIOS [1] , Lida J. URIBE-FLOREZ [2]


Building a sense of community (SoC) is an important process in the success of distance education and students’ retention. However, developing a community in online learning environments is not an easy task. The purpose of this research study is to explore perceptions of graduate students on SoC and learning after using different collaborative activities with diverse forms of interaction (text, audio, and video) in an online educational research course. Quantitative data from two surveys and qualitative data from individual interviews were collected. Findings indicate that multimodal and scaffolding interactive activities help to support connectedness and learning, and therefore foster online graduate students’ sense of community. The results of this study add to the literature with regard to instructional strategies used to support the development of online sense of community.
Sense of community, online learning, distance education, instructional design
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Orcid: 0000-0002-3162-3601
Yazar: Jesus TRESPALACIOS (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Educational Technology Boise State University Boise, USA
Ülke: United States


Orcid: 0000-0001-8254-4228
Yazar: Lida J. URIBE-FLOREZ
Kurum: Department of Educational Technology Boise State University Boise, USA
Ülke: United States


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Ocak 2020

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tojde690340, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {}, publisher = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2020}, volume = {21}, pages = {57 - 72}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.690340}, title = {Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions}, key = {cite}, author = {TRESPALACIOS, Jesus and URIBE-FLOREZ, Lida J.} }
APA TRESPALACIOS, J , URIBE-FLOREZ, L . (2020). Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education , 21 (1) , 57-72 . DOI: 10.17718/tojde.690340
MLA TRESPALACIOS, J , URIBE-FLOREZ, L . "Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 (2020 ): 57-72 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tojde/issue/52523/690340>
Chicago TRESPALACIOS, J , URIBE-FLOREZ, L . "Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 (2020 ): 57-72
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ISNAD TRESPALACIOS, Jesus , URIBE-FLOREZ, Lida J. . "Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 21 / 1 (Ocak 2020): 57-72 . https://doi.org/10.17718/tojde.690340
AMA TRESPALACIOS J , URIBE-FLOREZ L . Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2020; 21(1): 57-72.
Vancouver TRESPALACIOS J , URIBE-FLOREZ L . Developing Online Sense of Community: Graduate Students’ Experiences and Perceptions. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2020; 21(1): 72-57.