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OI | Introduction to the Community of Inquiry is a Course

OI | Introduction to the Community of Inquiry

Time limit: 186 days
0.5 credits


Full course description

Course Date:

March 20, 2020

Access For:

6 months


1 hour



Course Type:




Competency Description

The community of inquiry (CoI) is an outgrowth of the social constructivist learning model, which is based on 80 years of research and practice. This competency will introduce you to the background of this model, its core elements (social, cognitive and teaching presence), and how they can be leveraged to establish effective learning communities in a digital environment.

This course is also available in the Fundamentals of Online Teaching Track.

You will have six months to complete this competency and can review the materials at any time during this period. If you wish to access these resources after the six months, you will need to re-enroll.

Competency Outcomes

Upon completion of this competency, you will be able to:

  • Relate the community of inquiry (CoI) model to the online environment

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