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DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC CHAMPIONS

The Community of Inquiry is seeking active members to represent CoI research in their disciplines. If you would like to volunteer as a CoI champion for your discipline, please contact Dr. Marti Cleveland-Innes.


BUILDING A GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY

The Community of Inquiry includes 190 members from 40 countries.



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WELCOME TO THE COMMUNITY

This is an informal opportunity to get to know fellow members of the Community of Inquiry and find others with similar interests or working on similar projects. If you are not yet a member, register here.

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Adam Neufield EdD · 2 days ago
Hi folks.

My name is Adam Neufield and I've just this year transitioned into a researcher/consultant role with an education group in China (Xiehe Education Group). I had previously held a leadership role (principal) at one of our international school campuses in Shanghai, and prior to that, have held a variety of educational roles (chemistry/general science teacher, director of marketing & admissions, university and careers guidance counsellor, head of school) at international schools in Shanghai, China and Jakarta, Indonesia.

I obtained my doctorate at the University of Bath (UK) only recently (July 2019) and I am eager to dive into new research projects! Due to the COVID-19 situation here, our Chinese students have moved into a completely online education environment. Thus, my great interest in the CoI model and its applicability to analyzing their transition into an online education. I am very new to this model so I have much to learn! :)

It is great to meet all of you, and I look forward to learning and collaborating with you.
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Jen Laubscher · 3 weeks ago
Hi,
My name is Jen Laubscher. I am an instructional designer in Central New York State. I have been an instructional designer for about 3 years, starting with positions at Cornell University and Johns Hopkins University. I am now employed at the State College of NY at Oswego. My major educational interests include engagement, community and rigorous interaction with content in online and blended courses, as well as providing exceptional faculty development through workshops, courses and consultations. I am a certified elementary teacher in NY, and made the move to higher education three years ago, after being in K-12 for 18 years.
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Zaheer · 1 month ago
I am Zaheer from Pakistan but right now living in Barcelona.
I have worked as director staff training (TVET teachers and principals) in Pakistan for five years. I have also worked as a researcher at Dokuz Elyul University, Izmir, Turkey; Aalto University, Helsinki; and the University of Helsinki, Finland. I have a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship Education. I was working as an Assistant Professor in Pakistan. I have supervised 40 master's thesis. Currently, 5 Ph.D. students are working under my supervision in special needs education, educational leadership, and management studies. I am on study leave from my Pakistani university.

I am currently working as a researcher in the department of ICT education in the University of Catalonia, Spain. I wish to develop the ICT based networks for the community of inquires development of the educationists for inclusive education, environmental change, and human rights.
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Joyce Kraus · 2 months ago
Hello, I am brand new to the CoI community and am a first-year doctoral student at the University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN in the Doctor of Social Work program.
I am interested in using the CoI model in my dissertation work, to examine engaging a diverse student body in acclimating to the social work profession but, in particular, students from more rural, predominantly white communities. I believe the CoI model addresses the needed cultural aspects of engaging with differences that these students, specifically, will encounter.
Have you seen the CoI model used in this context in the past? Thank you in advance and I am very excited to have this site as a resource moving forward.
Joyce Kraus
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Karin Barac · 1 year ago
Hi!

I'm currently doing a PhD investigation into the connection between pedagogy and technology in academic design and delivery practices from staff and student perspectives. I'm using CoI (and TPACK) for my analytic frameworks and have realised that while both frameworks include context as a component I can't seem to find much previous research in the realm of CoI......

I'm wondering if anyone here can point me to any research that look into the contextual influences that support/hinder the creation and facilitation of a community of inquiry?

Cheers, Karin
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Mariángeles Castro Sánchez · 1 year ago
Estimados, soy Mariángeles Castro, profesora de la Universidad Austral, Argentina. Me encuentro trabajando en una investigación sobre compromiso académico en educación superior desde la percepción de los estudiantes, enfocando en la dimensión presencial social del modelo CoI.
Dirijo la carrera de Orientación Familiar, dictada en modalidad blended.
Encantada de participar en este foro y enriquecer nuestro estudio desde las diferentes perspectivas de abordaje de los colegas.
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Peter Shukie · 1 year ago
Hi, I am Peter Shukie and I work in Education Studies at a college-based Higher Education institute in the UK. I completed a PhD at Lancaster University in Technology Enhanced Learning and e-research and I am interested in the ways we can use technology to promote and enable social justice. My work involves lecturing and the creation/ development of Community Open Online Courses (coocs.org). I am attracted to the breadth of engagement offered by CoI and hope to learn more in the company of you all.
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Bernard Kimani · 1 year ago
Hallo,

I am currently a PhD candidate whose interests lie in Online Education, Distance LEarning, E-Learning, Blended LEarning, IT-enabled learning

Have been engaged in Higher Education teaching for the last 10 years. 4 years ago, i came across the CoI and am interested in how it could be tested in multiple contexts and learning environments to the end that we develop critical thinking, specifically in online education/e-learning.
Thanks
Bernard, Africa International University, Kenya.
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Maria O'Donovan · 1 year ago
I am delighted to have found this community! Am especially interested in the Community of Inquiry model and especially in relation to MOOCs.

I am working as a Research Assistant at Aarhus University.
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Dr. Alexander Osondu Akpodiete · 2 years ago
Hello everyone. I am new in the community. I am an IT & Cyber Security Consultant, Subject Matter Expert (SME), Mediator & Conflict Coach, Educator & Trainer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, with a varied inter-disciplinary education and experience. Certifications include Information Security & Assurance, A+, Security+, certified PMP®. I have taught law in the US and Nigeria. Currently, teaching IT courses here in the US.
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Chan Chang-Tik · 2 years ago
Hello everybody, I am a new member of the community. I would like to share my recent article on CoI and learning styles. It is published in the Interactive Learning Environments Journal (http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/N3gY2BNnJW2UbM66IkI6/full)

I welcome comments from the learned community.

Chan
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Elahe Solimani · 2 years ago
Hello everybody. I am an EFL teacher and I've been teaching English in an EFL context for about 10 years.
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Rick Henderson · 2 years ago
Hello everyone! I am a part-time faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier University where I've been teaching computer concepts and applications (computer literacy) as well as Excel VBA programming for over 16 years.

I'm making a move into education training or educational technology but I enjoy participating in the scholarship of teaching and learning and helping faculty members do a better job at reaching their students.
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Norm Vaughan · 2 years ago
Rick,

Welcome to the CoI Blog Community!!

Great to hear about your interest in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Do you have any previous experience using the CoI framework in your teaching practice?

All the best, Norm Vaughan
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Martha Cleveland-Innes · 2 years ago
Hi Rick!

Welcome to our multi-authored blog! Please share your views on the topics raised here. We'd also like to hear more about what you are doing to help "faculty members do a better job at reaching their students."

Cheers,
Marti
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