Subscribe Today
Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
You Are Here: Discussion > View Posts for the Distance Learning Topic > Read a Post
Read a Post
Reply to this Post

Re: Effective discussion boards in online education

Posted By: Andrew Topper on August 7, 2003

I am an assistant professor @ Grand Valley State University (GVSU) : )

Regarding journal articles I've found, here are a few:

Burton, W. (1998). Facilitating online learning: Charting the conversation. Paper presented at the Teaching in the Community Colleges Online Conference (Honolulu, Hawaii, April 7-9, 1998). Available online at: http://leahi.kcc.hawaii.edu/org/tcon98/paper/burton.html.

Butler, W.M. (1997). Electronic discourse communities: Theory, practice, and research. In the Handbook of Research on teaching literacy through the communicative and visual arts, Flood, Brice Heath & Lapp, (eds.), 558-565.

Cafolla, R., & Knee, R. (1999). Adding interactivity to web based distance learning. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (10th, San Antonio, TX, February 28-March 4, 1999).

Hara, N., Bonk, C.J., & Angeli, C. (2000). Content analysis of online discussion in an applied educational psychology course. Instructional Science, 28(2), 115-152.

Gunawardena, C. (1999). The challenge of designing and evaluating “interaction” in web-based distance education. Paper presented at the WebNet 99 World Conference on the WWW and Internet (Honolulu, Hawaii, October 24-30, 1999).

Jarvela, S., Bonk, C.J., Lehtinen, E., & Lehti, S. (1999). A theoretical analysis of social interaction in computer-based learning environments: Evidence for reciprocal understandings. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 21(3), 363-388.

Klemm, W.R. (2000). What’s wrong with online discussions and how to fix it. Paper presented at the WebNet 2000 World Conference on the WWW and Internet (San Antonio, TX, October 30-Novermber 4th, 2000).

Parker, D., & Gemino, A. (2001). Inside online learning: Comparing conceptual and technique learning performance in place-based and ALN formats. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 5(2), 64-74.

Parker, L. (1998). Assessment tools for distance learning: A review of the literature. Olympia, WA: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Ursery, D. (1996, October). Teaching online: Design issues and the creation of an asynchronous learning environment. Paper presented at the annual conference of Alliance/ACE, St Pete Beach, FL. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 402511)


andrew topper
Thread Hierarchy
 Effective discussion boards in online education by Janet Smith on June 24, 2003
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue