Online Collaborative Learning

Online Collaborative Learning

Online Collaboration

Petrea Redmond, Jennifer V. Lock, A flexible framework for online collaborative learning, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 9, Issue 4, 4th Quarter 2006, Pages 267-276,

Elena Karpova, Ana-Paula Correia, Evrim Baran, Learn to use and use to learn: Technology in virtual collaboration experience, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 45-52.

Manuel Cuadrado-Garcia, Maria-Eugenia Ruiz-Molina, Teaching and learning in consumer behavior: a class activity supporting real decision-making in cultural management, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 5, WCPCG 2010, 2010, Pages 2234-2238. 

Willis, S., Jones, A., Bundy, C., Burdett, K., Whitehouse, C., & O'Neill, P. (2002). Small-group work and assessment in a PBL curriculum: a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of student perceptions of the process of working in small groups and its assessment. Medical Teacher, 24(5), 495-501.

Kramer, B., Walker, A., & Brill, J. (2007). The underutilization of information and communication technology-assisted collaborative project-based learning among international educators: a Delphi study. Educational Technology Research & Development, 55(5), 527-543.

Rysia, R., David, S., & Graham, B. (2006). Impact on the student experience of extending problem-based and enquiry-based learning. Industry & Higher Education, 20(5), 359-370.

Exploring the Potential of Virtual Worlds for Enquiry-Based Learning. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2009, Volume 5736/2009, 376-385.  See Publisher Website for abstract.


Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) has created a Collaborative Learning Workshop Guide - it includes a Unit on the Assessment of Collaborative Learning.

Janet Macdonald, Assessing online collaborative learning: process and product, Computers & Education, 40(4), May 2003, Pages 377-391.

Thanasis Daradoumis, A layered framework for evaluating on-line collaborative learning interactions, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 64)(7), July 2006, Pages 622-635.

Supporting Self-, Peer-, and Collaborative-Assessment in E-Learning: The Case of the PEer and Collaborative ASSessment Environment (PECASSE), Evangelia Gouli, Agoritsa Gogoulou, Maria Grigoriadou. Journal of Interactive Learning Research. 2008. Vol. 19, Iss. 4, p.615

Community of Inquiry Framework

Zehra Akyol, D. Randy Garrison, M. Yasar Ozden, Development of a community of inquiry in online and blended learning contexts, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, North Cyprus, 4-7 February 2009 - New Trends and Issues in Educational Sciences, 2009, Pages 1834-1838.

D. Randy Garrison, J.B. Arbaugh, Researching the community of inquiry framework: Review, issues, and future directions, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 10, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 157-172.

J.B. Arbaugh, Martha Cleveland-Innes, Sebastian R. Diaz, D. Randy Garrison, Philip Ice, Jennifer C. Richardson, Karen P. Swan, Developing a community of inquiry instrument: Testing a measure of the Community of Inquiry framework using a multi-institutional sample, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 11, Issues 3-4, 2008, Pages 133-136. 

D. Randy Garrison, Terry Anderson, Walter Archer, The first decade of the community of inquiry framework: A retrospective, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 13, Issues 1-2, Special Issue on the Community of Inquiry Framework: Ten Years Later, January 2010, Pages 5-9, 

Zehra Akyol, Phil Ice, Randy Garrison, Rob Mitchell, The relationship between course socio-epistemological orientations and student perceptions of community of inquiry, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 13, Issues 1-2, Special Issue on the Community of Inquiry Framework: Ten Years Later, January 2010, Pages 66-68. 

D. Randy Garrison, Heather Kanuka, Blended learning: Uncovering its transformative potential in higher education, The Internet and Higher Education, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2nd Quarter 2004, Pages 95-105.


Tammy D. Allen, Lillian T. Eby, Kimberly E. O'Brien, Elizabeth Lentz, The state of mentoring research: A qualitative review of current research methods and future research implications, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 73, Issue 3, December 2008, Pages 343-357,

Nancy Cotugna, Connie E. Vickery, Reverse Mentoring: A Twist to Teaching Technology, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 98, Issue 10, October 1998, Pages 1166-1168. 

Harvey, M., McIntyre, N., Thompson Heames, J., & Moeller, M. (2009). Mentoring global female managers in the global marketplace: traditional, reverse, and reciprocal mentoring. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(6), 1344-1361

Robertshaw, M.B., Leary, H., Walker, A., Bloxham, K., & Recker, M. (2009). Reciprocal mentoring "in the wild": A retrospective, comparative case study of ICT teacher professional development. In Effective Blended Learning Practices: Evidence-Based Perspectives in ICT- Facilitated Education, Philippa Gerbic & Elizabeth Stacey, Eds.

Harland, T. (2002). Zoology Students' Experiences of Collaborative Enquiry in Problem-based Learning. Teaching in Higher Education, 7(1), 3-15.

Abstract: This paper presents an action-research case study that focuses on experiences of collaboration in a problem-based learning (PBL) course in Zoology. The PBL model was developed as a research activity in partnership with a commercial organisation and was grounded in genuine situations of practice in which a high degree of collaboration was essential for a successful outcome.

Powerful Learning

Rowland, G. (2004). Powerful Learning Experiences within Coherent Learner Groups. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 17(2), 42-64.

Rowland, G. (2001).  Instructional Design and Powerful Learning. Performance Improvement Quarterly, 14(2), 7-36.

Rivera, B., & Rowland, G. (2008, March). Powerful e-learning: A preliminary study of learner experiences. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 4(1), 14-23. 

Gunawardena, C., Ortegano‐Layne, L., Carabajal, K., Frechette, C., Lindemann, K., & Jennings, B. (2006). New Model, New Strategies: Instructional design for building online wisdom communities. Distance Education, 27(2), 217-232.

Visser, J., & Visser, Y. (2000). The learning stories project. Retrieved January 29, 2007, from

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by Osman, Gihan, Ph.D., Indiana University, 2008

by Skogstad, Philipp Leo Stefan, Ph.D., Stanford University, 2009

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