Ep 175: Dr. Sharla Berry on Cultivating Community Online


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By Katie Linder, Dr. Katie Linder, and Director of the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Sharla Berry, an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University. Her research explores education technology in K-20 contexts. She has published several peer-reviewed articles exploring how students and faculty cultivate learning communities in online programs. Dr. Berry also does research on the relationship between technology and college access. She is the author of Degree for Free: How to Save Time and Money on Your College Education.

Segment 1: Cultivating Community Online [00:00-11:44]

In this first segment, Sharla discusses some of her research on cultivating community online.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: College Access [11:45-23:15]

In segment two, Sharla shares about her work on college access.

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Segment 3: Taking a Critical Perspective on Technology [23:16-35:12]

In segment three, Sharla discusses the importance of having a critical perspective on technology.

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