Researching Online Communities of Inquiry: New CoI Survey Instrument
Karen Swan, Kent State University, United States ; Jennifer Richardson, Purdue University, United States ; Philip Ice, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, United States ; Peter Shea, University at Albany, United States ; Martha Cleveland-Innes, Athabasca University, Canada ; Sebastian Diaz, West Virginia University, United States ; Randy Garrison, University of Calgary, Canada
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework developed by Garrison, Anderson and Archer (2000) provides a theoretical model of online learning processes that has been used by many scholars in the field of online education. However, research utilizing the CoI framework needs to move from investigating single components of the model to integrating all three components and from situated studies using unique measures to inter-institutional research using common measures. In this paper, we summarize the CoI model and research to date on its multiple components, and report on validation of a CoI survey instrument designed to support common, integrated Community of Inquiry research across institutions.
Swan, K., Richardson, J., Ice, P., Shea, P., Cleveland-Innes, M., Diaz, S. & Garrison, R. (2008). Researching Online Communities of Inquiry: New CoI Survey Instrument. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 5812-5820). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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