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Impact of Communication Apprehension and Communication Skills Training on Interaction in a Distance Education Course
Journal of Applied Communications Vol. 84, No. 4 (2000) pp. 7–21
A study looked at the impact of communication apprehension (CA) on 22 distance education students and the impact of a training session on distance communication. Findings indicated that students with CA could not be motivated to interact but...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2902–2907
Hailed as a collaborative learning and writing tool, many questions remain regarding the pedagogical impacts of using wikis in an online environment. How are collaborative learning outcomes impacted when distant students communicate using wikis? Do...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2000) pp. 63–74
Describes a study that investigated participant interactions in a course delivered to five sites by interactive compressed video (ICV) technology. Highlights include the extent to which participants took advantage of opportunities for interaction;...
A Comparative Study of Using Wikis for Collaborative Writing Projects in Traditional and Online Learning Environments
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 990–992
Wikis, when used as an open editing tool, can have profound and subtle effects on students’ collaborative learning processes. Hailed as a collaborative learning and writing tool, many questions remain regarding the pedagogical impacts of using wikis ...
A case study of interaction, student satisfaction, communication apprehension, and an orientation workshop in an animal genetics course delivered by interactive compressed video technology
(1999) pp. 1–246
The growth of distance education course offerings is an indication of its importance to students; however, criticisms have centered on its lack of ability to provide interaction among participants. This case study examined the assumption that an...
Building a Networked Environment in Wikis: The Evolving Phases of Collaborative Learning in a Wikibook Project
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 2 (2009) pp. 145–169
Wikis, when used as an open editing tool, can have profound and subtle effects on students' collaborative learning process. Hailed as a collaborative learning and writing tool, many questions remain regarding the pedagogical impacts of using wikis...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)
The case study evaluated a distance education program offered by a land-grant university agricultural college. The study used Holmberg's and Moore's theoretical frameworks of didactic conversation and multiple interactions to determine the...
Journal of Extension Vol. 50, No. 5 (October 2012)
As Americans shift their work and leisure activities online, Extension seeks to remain viable by delivering programs through a website known as eXtension. eXtension is predicated on the voluntary labor of Extension specialists and educators who form ...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010)
Rapid growth of online education and the perceived difference between online and face-to-face instruction has necessitated training and support for instructors transitioning to online delivery. The research reported here resulted from an evaluation...
Journal of Agricultural Education Vol. 43, No. 4 (2002) pp. 24–32
Interviews with 18 students participating in an agriculture doctoral program at a distance found they were satisfied with convenience, instructional design, faculty, and cohort groups. Dissatisfaction was related to isolation, inaccessible resources,...
Journal of Extension Vol. 49, No. 6 (December 2011)
eXtension was publicly launched in 2008 as an online resource; however, adoption rates have been disappointing. The research reported here measured adoption of eXtension, willingness to participate in a Community of Practice, and adoption barriers...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2003) pp. 43–50
Examines student satisfaction with a doctoral degree offered at a distance based upon the constructs of immersion in advanced study and interaction with and through technology. Immersion in graduate study with mediated communication and access to...
A Longitudinal Study to Determine If Wiki Work Builds Community among Agricultural Adult Education Students
Journal of Agricultural Education Vol. 52, No. 2 (2011) pp. 71–81
Wiki has been lauded as a tool that enhances collaborative writing in educational settings and moves learners toward a state of communal constructivism (Holmes, Tangney, FitzGibbon, Savage, & Mehan., 2001). Many pedagogical claims exist regarding...