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Table 1 Shows a summary of the user parameters. (For variable definitions see section on Review of Social Network Analysis: Network analysis)

From: How the study of online collaborative learning can guide teachers and predict students’ performance in a medical course

Parameter Number Minimum Maximum Mean SD
Quantity of participation
 In-degree 35 0 29 7.2 5.48
 Out-degree 35 4 78 34.54 13.19
 Degree 35 4 107 41.74 18.03
Role in information relay
 Betweenness centralitya 35 0.00 0.39 0.02 0.07
 Closeness centrality a 35 0.36 0.76 0.44 0.10
 Information centrality 35 0.85 3.90 2.66 0.70
Connectedness
 Eigenvector centrality a 35 0.00 0.03 0.01 0.01
 Eccentricity 35 2.00 4.0 3.57 0.61
 Clustering a 35 0.00 0.42 0.22 0.10
  1. a Scores are normalized so that 0 is the least and one is the highest