Kevin Kain's research while affiliated with University of Wisconsin - Green Bay and other places

Publications (2)

Article
This chapter reviews research linking the importance of community in an increasing engagement in online courses from an interdisciplinary perspective. Additionally, we identify applicable teaching strategies that focus on the important elements of community building, namely teaching, social, and cognitive presence.
Article
This chapter reviews research linking the importance of community in increasing engagement in online courses from an interdisciplinary perspective. Additionally, we identify applicable teaching strategies that focus on the important elements of community building, namely teaching, social, and cognitive presence.

Citations

... Social engagement referred to learners' social investment in online courses, including social interactions, learning communities, social networking, and social presence (Imlawi et al., 2015;Redmond et al., 2018). In an isolating environment, social presence was fundamental to building a community where learners could develop personal connections and feel "a sense of respect, support, and trust" (Diep et al., 2019, p. 227;Dolan et al., 2017). Online discussion, open communica-tion, social media, emails, and videoconferencing software could be used to promote interactions among learners and instructors (Imlawi et al., 2015;Lohmann et al., 2018;Lohr & Haley, 2018;Martin & Bolliger, 2018). ...