Vol. 34 No. 1 (2019)
Research Articles

Benefits and Challenges of Technology-Enabled Learning using the Community of Inquiry Theoretical Framework

Martha Cleveland-Innes
Athabasca University
Sarah Gauvreau
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Gloria Richardson
Northern College & Confederation College
Sanjaya Mishra
Commonwealth of Learning
Nathaniel Ostashewski
Athabasca University

Published 2019-08-30


  • MOOCs,
  • Community of Inquiry (CoI),
  • Technology Enabled Learning

How to Cite

Cleveland-Innes, M., Gauvreau, S., Richardson, G., Mishra, S., & Ostashewski, N. (2019). Benefits and Challenges of Technology-Enabled Learning using the Community of Inquiry Theoretical Framework. International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education Revue Internationale Du E-Learning Et La Formation à Distance, 34(1). Retrieved from https://ijede.ca/index.php/jde/article/view/1108


The Introduction to Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL) MOOC was intended to engage teachers worldwide who work in any level of education and are interested in technology-enabled learning and open educational resources. This paper investigates the response by participants to the content presented in week one on the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model, in particular, the benefits and challenges of using the CoI framework with in the classroom, whether it is online, blended or face-to-face.

Titre: Bénéfices et défis des technologies pour l’apprentissage selon le cadre théorique de la communauté d’apprentissage

L’introduction du MOOC sur les technologies pour l’apprentissage visait à engager des enseignants du monde entier qui, quel que soit le niveau auquel ils enseignent, s’intéressent aux technologies pour l’apprentissage et aux ressources éducatives libres. Cet article traite de la réponse donnée par les participants au contenu présenté dans la semaine une, sur le modèle de la communauté d’apprentissage, en particulier les bénéfices et défis accompagnant l’usage du cadre de la communauté d’apprentissage dans la salle de classe, que cela soit en ligne, hybride ou face-à-face.

Mots-clés: CLOMs, Communauté d’apprentissage, Technologies pour l’apprentissage


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