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A brief history of the Community of Inquiry framework (a personal recollection)
Garrison, D. Randy

Published31 January 2024
Book titleThe Design of Digital Learning Environments: Online and Blended Applications of the Community of Inquiry
Pages 26–43
PublisherRoutledge
EditorsCleveland-Innes, Martha F. · Stenbom, Stefan · Garrison, D. Randy

ABSTRACT
This chapter outlines the theoretical genesis of the Community of Inquiry framework. It describes the journey that led to the creation of the framework and then offers insights into possible developments of the framework. More specifically, the chapter provides an overview of the philosophical foundation and the origins of the elemental constructs that constitute the framework. Finally, the relevance and impact of the framework over the last two decades are discussed, including a view to the future of online and blended learning.


ISBN9781003246206
DOI10.4324/9781003246206-3
URLhttp://doi.org/10.4324/9781003246206-3
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