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Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1447–1455
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that has been used to engage learners in traditional classroom settings in a variety of disciplines. With rapid growth of computer technologies, there has been an attempt to integrate PBL in...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (Oct 13, 2010) pp. 95–105
Open education, as embodied in open educational resources (OER) and OpenCourseWare (OCW), has met and dealt with several key problems. The movement now has a critical mass of available content. Leveraging no small amount of funding and associated...
Interaction and Other Variables as Predictors of Student Satisfaction in Online Learning Environments
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 593–600
The paper intended to investigate the degree to which interaction and other predictors contributed to student satisfaction in online learning setting. This was a preliminary study towards a dissertation work which involved the establishment of...
The Effect of Student Interactions and Internet Self-Efficacy on Satisfaction in Two Synchronous Interwise Course Sessions
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4242–4246
Interaction has been recognized as an important factor which influences student satisfaction in distance learning environments. Internet self-efficacy, which refers to one’s belief in performing Internet related actions, was assumed to be a factor...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (Feb 14, 2013) pp. 16–39
This paper is intended to investigate the degree to which interaction and other predictors contribute to student satisfaction in online learning settings. This was a preliminary study towards a dissertation work which involved the establishment of...
K-12 Teachers' Perceptions of and Their Satisfaction with Interaction Type in Blended Learning Environments
Distance Education Vol. 35, No. 3 (2014) pp. 360–381
Blended learning is an effective approach to instruction that combines features of face-to-face learning and computer-mediated learning. This study investigated the relationship between student perceptions of three types of interaction and blended...
A case study of integrating Interwise: Interaction, internet self-efficacy, and satisfaction in synchronous online learning environments
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2014)
This paper reports research on the implementation of a web-based videoconferencing tool (Interwise) for synchronous learning sessions on an industrial technology course offered through a university in northern Taiwan. The participants included...
Interaction, Internet self-efficacy, and self-regulated learning as predictors of student satisfaction in online education courses
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 35–50
Student satisfaction is important in the evaluation of distance education courses as it is related to the quality of online programs and student performance. Interaction is a critical indicator of student satisfaction; however, its impact has not...