International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning (Dec 2014)

A Study on the Sense of E-Learning Communities: The European Qualification and Certification Association

  • Anca Draghici,
  • Michael Reiner

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 3, no. 2
pp. 241 – 259


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During the last years, scientists and practitioners have attempted to define and implement the feasible models of building and nurturing e-learning communities in order to continuously activate group dynamics, gain highly interactive learning experiences, and significantly enhance their sense of community. The main objective of this paper is to identify a model for the sense of community behaviour attributes description. The article's sections are: (1) introduction, (2) description of the conceptual model, (3) brief presentation of ECQA, and (4) research on the sense of e-learning communities of ECQA. In the final sectioner, general conclusions and recommendations for future research are presented.