Developing Online Learning Communities

From: Volume 10, Issue 1: Spring 2013, Technological Innovation & Educational Ministry Pages 139-148


The Christian higher education landscape is changing with the development of online courses and programs. Faculty and administrators are struggling with developing effective learning in an online format. One of the ways effective learning and social interaction can be developed is through online learning communities. The article provides a definition and rationale for online learning communities and best practices gained from the precedent literature and experience in teaching and developing online programs.
Keywords: Learning communities, social interaction, online education, learning, higher education



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