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Creating Community in EdD Programs during COVID-19: Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities
Adams, Alyson and Jeter, Gage

Published4 May 2021
JournalImpacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice
Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 1-4
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
Building community in online EdD programs can be a challenge, and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of doing so. In this essay, we will situate community building within the larger Community of Inquiry framework and focus on the element of social presence. By understanding more about the various aspects of social presence, faculty who design and deliver online programs can build stronger learning communities with and for their EdD students.

Keywords community · online learning · social presence

CoI focusSocial presence
MethodologyQualitative
PopulationDoctoral
Study designPractical program description
ContributionPractical
Study aim"Describe use of CoI in a doctoral prgram with a focus on CoI"
Finding"By understanding more about the various aspects of social presence, faculty who design and deliver online programs can build stronger learning communities with and for their EdD students."
LanguageEnglish
RefereedYes
RightsCC BY
DOI10.5195/ie.2021.161
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