Collaborative Learning in a Virtual Classroom

Julie Ann Richardson, Anthony Turner, Stanford Learning Lab

This website features an article describing a study which shows that effective communication is not happening in the virtual classroom. This failure appears to be fragmenting learning communities and causing feelings of isolation and confusion among some students. The article offers a set of fourteen pilot guidelines to help address this issue.

Subject: Education:Faculty Development
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Topics: Education:Faculty DevelopmentKeywords: distance learning, online education, professional development, faculty development