This chapter is for librarians seeking to improve learning outcomes among adult learners by fostering community in online courses. To help the reader learn how to do this, we make use of recognized community-focused frameworks and concepts, including communities of practice, dimensions of community, modes of belonging, levels of community, the community of inquiry model, and the expanded community of inquiry model.
Library Technology Reports
Banas, J. & Wartalski, R. (2019). Developing a community of learners. Library Technology Reports, 55(4), 8-13.