THE COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY
A CoI FOR THE CoI
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LATEST EDITORIAL
D. Randy Garrison
November 9, 2020

I was recently interviewed for a podcast focused on Reflective Teaching in a Digital Age (https://coi.athabascau.ca/coi-model/). The focus of the discussion was using the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework to rethink online learning. During this interview I had the opportunity to explore the role of the CoI framework in terms of the thoughtful design of online education through collaborative inquiry. Part of this discussion was to briefly outline the genesis of the CoI framework. This work began in the 1990s as we explored the possibilities associated with using computer conferencing to deliver a graduate online program (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2009; Garrison, 2021). The educational opportunities that computer conferencing provided was a means to engage learners in sustained discourse asynchronously. This eventually opened the door for the consideration of collaborative approaches to learning online.

Our work with computer conferencing provided the context for the development of the CoI framework. ...

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Dissertation for:   MSc Psychology

Advisor:                     Dr. Alice Doherty, Psychology Academic Lead & Course Director, University of Derby Online Learning


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Willingness to communicate (WTC) is the direct psychological antecedent of communication behaviour in traditional (classroom) instructional settings (e. ...

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CoI Emergence and Influence
D. Randy Garrison
November 9, 2020
I was recently interviewed for a podcast focused on Reflective Teaching in a Digital Age (


Willingness to communicate in online learning environments (WTC-OLE) in higher education and the relationship with the community of inquiry (CoI) presences.
Anastasios Katsaris, Alice Doherty
October 7, 2020
Dissertation for:   MSc Psychology


LACOI: Representation of a Community of Inquiry in Cooperative Online-based Courses through Learning Analytics
Lisa-Maria Norz, Elske Ammenwerth, Werner Hackl, Verena Dornauer, Eva Kaczko
September 23, 2020
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Intellectual Roots of DE and the CoI Framework
D. Randy Garrison
September 1, 2020
Bozkurt (2019) has provided a needed insight into the intellectual and theoretical development of the field of distance education through an analysis of 1685 articles from 1916 to


CoI Theoretical Updates
D. Randy Garrison
May 25, 2020
The focus of this contribution is to highlight a range of research focused directly on or guided by the Community of Inquiry (CoI)


CoI Design Principles Revisited
D. Randy Garrison
February 13, 2020
My focus in this post is an article by Holly Fiock exploring instructional design principles and strategies associated with the Community of Inquiry framework. This is an


Shared Metacognitive Awareness
D. Randy Garrison
December 7, 2019
Metacognition is central to the awareness and success of inquiry learning. Moreover, it is the means in which we learn to learn so we can continue to meet new learning


Use of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model in the analysis and evaluation of courses at UNED (Spain)
Inés Gil-Jaurena
March 26, 2018
The project (March-December 2018) analyzed the educational practices in 25 courses delivered at UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Spain, using the"Community


Follow-up to CoI faculty development work at OHSU and beyond
Martha Cleveland-Innes
January 8, 2018
See an informative review, and announcement for another workshop here: https://www


iMOOCs and Learning to Learn Online
Martha Cleveland-Innes, Nathaniel Ostashewski, Dan Wilton
August 25, 2017
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The Community of Inquiry is a project of the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University, researchers of the Community of Inquiry framework, and members of the CoI community.