Resources and References

Social Annotation Applications to Foster Engagement and Course Community 


How to set up Perusall from Blackboard Classic:

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Drouin, M. A. (2008). The Relationship Between Students’ Perceived Sense of Community and Satisfaction, Achievement, and Retention in an Online Course. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 9(3), 267-284.

Institute of Education Sciences. (2021). 2019–20 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:20). National Center for Education Statistics (2021). NATIONAL REPORT ON COVID IMPACT ON COLLEGE STUDENTS.pdf

McCoy, B.(2021). “In the Trenches: College Student Online/Remote Learning Experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Journal of Media Education, 12(3), 18-41. JOME-july-2021.pdf

McMillan, D., & Chavis, D. (1986). Sense of community: A definition and theory. Journal of Community Psychology, 14, 6-23.

Ouzts, K. (2006). Sense of community in online courses. The Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 7(3), 285-29.

Phillips, M. R., & Peters, M. J. (1999). Targeting rural students with distance learning courses: A comparative study of determinant attributes and satisfaction levels. Journal of Education for Business, 74(6), 351-356.

Rovai, A. (2002a). Building sense of community at a distance. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 3(1), 1-16. Retrieved August 27, 2007, from http://www

Setting up Perusall.

Swan, K. (2002). Building learning communities in online courses: The importance of interaction. Education, Communication and Information, 2(1), 23-49.

Wiseman, R. L., Gonzales, S. M., & Salyer, K. (2004). A cross-cultural analysis of students’ sense of community, degree of involvement, and educational benefits. Intercultural Communication Studies13, 173-189.

Woods, R. H. (2002). How much communication is enough in online courses? Exploring the relationship between frequency of instructor-initiated personal email and learners’ perceptions of and participation in online learning. International Journal of Instructional Media, 29(4), 377-394.