Sense of community, Communication, Quantitative methodology, Higher education
N=25 students were given supplementary communication resources in their online course, then asked to complete a survey regarding their perceived sense of community within the course. "The study ... demonstrated a clear linkage between the degree of communication interactions students undertake and their level of sense of community experienced."
Dawson, S. (2006). A study of the relationship between student communication interaction and sense of community. Internet and High Education, 9:153-162.
|Links to Article||http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/jeductechsoci.11.3.224.pdf|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|In Publication||Internet and Higher Education|
|Type of Research||Quantitative|
|Research Design||Survey research (qualitative or quantitative)|
|Intervention/Areas of Study|
|Level of Analysis||Student-level|
|Specific Populations Examined|
|Specific Institutional Characteristics of Interest|
|Specific Course or Program Characteristics||Arts and humanities|
|Outcome Variables of Interest||Satisfaction|
|Student Sample Size||400-499|