Priya Sharma

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Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Learning & Performance Systems

Research Summary

Research interests mostly relate to the use of technologies to support learning in higher education, specifically the design of appropriate environments to support and encourage self-organized learning, identifying supportive techniques for specific types.

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Recent Publications

The effects of learners’ background and social network position on content-related MOOC interaction

Li, Q. & Sharma, P., Jun 2023, In: Educational Technology Research and Development. 71, 3, p. 973-990 18 p.

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Understanding student interaction and cognitive engagement in online discussions using social network and discourse analyses

Sharma, P., Akgun, M. & Li, Q., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Educational Technology Research and Development.

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Understanding instructor adoption of social media using the technology acceptance model

Thanomsing, C. & Sharma, P., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching and Learning.

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Knowledge sharing discourse types used by key actors in online affinity spaces

Sharma, P., Li, Q. & Land, S. M., 2021, In: Information and Learning Science. 122, 9-10, p. 671-687 17 p.

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Patterns of knowledge sharing in an online affinity space for diabetes

Sharma, P. & Land, S., Apr 15 2019, In: Educational Technology Research and Development. 67, 2, p. 247-275 29 p.

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Examining Patterns of Participation and Meaning Making in Student Blogs: A Case Study in Higher Education

Sharma, P. & Tietjen, P., Jan 2 2016, In: American Journal of Distance Education. 30, 1, p. 2-13 12 p.

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Effects of Active Learning on Enhancing Student Critical Thinking in an Undergraduate General Science Course

Kim, K., Sharma, P., Land, S. M. & Furlong, K. P., Jun 2013, In: Innovative Higher Education. 38, 3, p. 223-235 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Examining students' reflective thinking from keywords tagged to blogs: Using map analysis as a content analysis method

Xie, Y. & Sharma, P., Dec 1 2013, In: Interactive Learning Environments. 21, 6, p. 548-576 29 p.

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It takes a community to raise a hydrologist: The Modular Curriculum for Hydrologic Advancement (MOCHA)

Wagener, T., Kelleher, C., Weiler, M., McGlynn, B., Gooseff, M., Marshall, L., Meixner, T., McGuire, K., Gregg, S., Sharma, P. & Zappe, S., 2012, In: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 16, 9, p. 3405-3418 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Exploring evidence of reflective thinking in student artifacts of blogging-mapping tool: A design-based research approach

Xie, Y. & Sharma, P., Sep 2011, In: Instructional Science. 39, 5, p. 695-719 25 p.

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Enhancing student reflection using Weblogs: Lessons learned from two implementation studies

Sharma, P., Apr 1 2010, In: Reflective Practice. 11, 2, p. 127-141 15 p.

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The effects of peer-interaction styles in team blogs on students' cognitive thinking and blog participation

Xie, Y., Ke, F. & Sharma, P., Jan 1 2010, In: Journal of Educational Computing Research. 42, 4, p. 459-479 21 p.

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A case study of enabling factors in the technology integration change process

Hsu, P. S. & Sharma, P., 2008, In: Educational Technology and Society. 11, 4, p. 213-228 16 p.

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Struggling toward a transformative model of instruction: It's not so easy!

Sockman, B. R. & Sharma, P., May 2008, In: Teaching and Teacher Education. 24, 4, p. 1070-1082 13 p.

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The effect of peer feedback for blogging on college students' reflective learning processes

Xie, Y., Ke, F. & Sharma, P., 2008, In: Internet and Higher Education. 11, 1, p. 18-25 8 p.

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