Search results for author:"Michael Barbour"
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American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (2010) pp. 5–20
Variation in policies virtual schools use to calculate course completion and retention rates impacts the comparability of these quality metrics. This study surveyed 159 U.S. virtual schools examining the variability in trial period and course...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 25, No. 2 (2011)
This study explored the nature of teacher-student interaction from the perspective of eight virtual school teachers in an asynchronous, self-paced, statewide, supplemental virtual high school. Teacher interviews revealed the majority of interactions ...
Academic Performance, Course Completion Rates, and Student Perception of the Quality and Frequency of Interaction in a Virtual High School
Distance Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (2013) pp. 64–83
This study examined the relationship between students' perceptions of teacher-student interaction and academic performance at an asynchronous, self-paced, statewide virtual high school. Academic performance was measured by grade awarded and course...