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Building global learning communities

Overview of attention for article published in Research in Learning Technology, September 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#27 of 218)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

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33 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
googleplus
5 Google+ users

Citations

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11 Dimensions

Readers on

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57 Mendeley
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Title
Building global learning communities
Published in
Research in Learning Technology, September 2013
DOI 10.3402/rlt.v21i0.21955
Authors

Thomas Cochrane, Ilona Buchem, Mar Camacho, Catherine Cronin, Averill Gordon, Helen Keegan

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 4%
United Kingdom 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
New Zealand 1 2%
Ireland 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Unknown 50 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 23%
Student > Master 7 12%
Other 5 9%
Researcher 5 9%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 4 7%
Other 17 30%
Unknown 6 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 32 56%
Computer Science 8 14%
Arts and Humanities 4 7%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 2%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 2%
Other 4 7%
Unknown 7 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 32. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 February 2016.
All research outputs
#733,143
of 16,751,848 outputs
Outputs from Research in Learning Technology
#27
of 218 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,210
of 166,745 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Research in Learning Technology
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,751,848 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 218 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 13.1. This one has done well, scoring higher than 88% of its peers.
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