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Rethinking Learner Support: The Challenge of Collaborative Online Learning

Open Learning Volume 17, Number 2, ISSN 0268-0513


Discussion of computer-mediated communication in open and distance learning focuses on how learner support of online-intensive and interactive forms of learning and teaching are conceptualized. Topics include virtual learning environments; collaborative learning; interpersonal response; identity; interaction; time and duration; institutional context; and course context. (Author/LRW)


Thorpe, M. (2002). Rethinking Learner Support: The Challenge of Collaborative Online Learning. Open Learning, 17(2), 105. Retrieved May 27, 2019 from .

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