By Sheena Banks (Editor), Vivien Hodgson (Editor), David McConnell (Editor)

Networked studying is studying within which info and communications expertise (ICT) is used to advertise connections: among one learner and different newcomers; among newcomers and tutors; among a studying group and its studying assets. Networked studying is a space which has nice functional and theoretical value. it's a quickly transforming into sector of academic perform, quite in larger schooling and the company area. This quantity brings jointly the superior study within the box, and makes use of it to signpost a few instructions for destiny paintings. The papers during this assortment signify an incredible contribution to our collective experience of contemporary growth in learn on networked studying. additionally, they serve to focus on a few of the biggest or most vital gaps in our realizing of scholars’ views on networked studying, styles of interplay and on-line discourse, and the position of contextual components. the diversity of issues and techniques addressed in those papers attests to the power of this significant box of labor. extra major but is the complicated realizing of the sphere that they mix to create. together, they assist clarify a number of the key relationships among lecturers’ and freshmen’ intentions and reports, the affordances of text-based communications applied sciences and approaches of expert and clever academic swap.

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In this section we would like to offer some analysis of the results of the coding of learning processes (Tables 1–3). Firstly, however, it is important to add a general note of caution about this analysis. Clearly, learning processes are occurring within and between individuals in the group. However, all coding techniques are based on indicator phrases for each of the processes that are coded. We are assuming that the (internal) learning processes are actually represented by the expressions we are coding.

We analyzed all the messages in selected threads rather than sampling across all threads. This was important to us because we wanted to look at the development of tutoring and learning processes in the group, over time, as well as at individual totals. We are aware that this approach still fragments the contextual meaning of the coded content to some extent, and further work is required to refine this methodology so that the relations of the coded units to its neighbors in the text can be seen.

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