Revisiting the Community of Inquiry Framework: July 9-22, 2012

Revisiting the Community of Inquiry Framework: July 9-22, 2012

Facilitators: Cindy Xin Cindy Xin and Sarah Haavind Sarah Haavind

Since its original publication, Garrison, Anderson and Archer’s (2000) “Critical Inquiry in A Text-based Environment: Computer Conferencing in Higher Education” has inspired a great many researchers and advanced our understanding of online learning and online education. In recent years, a number of reviews of the Community of Inquiry framework (CoI) have been published, including, Garrison and Arbaugh’s (2007), Swan and Ice (2010). Cindy Xin, author of a recently-published critique (Xin, 2012) will be with us to explain her argument and, together with Sarah Haavind, facilitate a discussion reconsidering the CoI and its recent reviews and critiques. By provoking new thoughts and possibly constructing new theories and methods, we hope to further our understanding of online discussion in particular, and online education in general.

References / Background Reading

Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (2000). Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer conferencing in higher education. The Internet and Higher Education, 2(2-3), 87−105.

Garrison D. R. & Arbaugh, J.B. (2007). Researching the community of inquiry framework: Review, issues, and future directions. The Internet and Higher Education, 10(3), 157-172.

Swan, K., & Ice, P. (2010). The community of inquiry framework ten years later: Introduction to the special issue. Internet and Higher Education, 13(1-2), 1-4.

Xin, C. (2012). A critique of the community of inquiry framework. Journal of Distance Education, 26(1).

Website: Community of Inquiry Project

GEN Seminar Series: The Community of Inquiry Project (2001 Archive)

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