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The role of community in online psychology education

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Can someone help me with explaining the role of community in online education, and also what are at least two ways that an online psychology instructor might design an online course to promote a sense of community within the classroom.

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I think that the role of community in online education is to provide students with a communal sense of interdependence and interaction with other students as well as the professor. What this essentially means is that the individuals that are taking a particular class should get to know one another, as well as be directed to engage in group activities by the professor, so that these individuals will learn to work together as a team on team assignments, as well as to give each other assistance and encouragement during the matriculation of the ...

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This solution describes the role of a community atmosphere in online education.