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Online technologies, a sense of community and gifted learners

, Edith Cowan University, Australia

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper presents a current study of the ways that online technologies might be used to develop homogenous group settings for gifted and talented elementary school aged children. Specifically this study seeks to explore student sense of community in an online course focused on promoting a positive sense of community among learners. It is intended that the outcome of this ongoing study will provide insight into the ways that online technologies might be used to address current inequity in the education of gifted and talented learners.


Brook, C. (2007). Online technologies, a sense of community and gifted learners. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1740-1743). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 23, 2019 from .


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