Furl top 30

Hey, check it out! The papers made the Furl top 30… now imagine if I’d just released that in the conference proceedings… what kind of audience might I have had, 20… 25? Happy :O)

Communication dynamics: Discussion boards, weblogs and the development of communities of inquiry in online learning environments

Online learning environments (OLEs) are now critical to teaching and learning across Australian higher education. Their influence impacts on the availability of content, the design of courses and, perhaps most pedagogically significantly, the nature of communication. The discussion board is the ubiquitous communication tool within these OLEs and hence significantly shapes the kind of communication …