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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2145–2148
This paper presents the findings of a study conducted on a graduate-level online MBA program. This study investigated the effects of group structure and task complexity as key variables which are considered to influence students' performance. The...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1842–1846
This study investigated the effect of cognitive styles and task complexity on teamwork. The findings of this study indicated a significant effect of cognitive styles on initial team performance. A moderately complex task team outperformed a complex...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2183–2188
Cognitive style has been regarded as one of the enduring differences in individual cognitive organization and functioning. This study examined the role of thinking styles in students' online participation and teamwork performance. The results...
An Examination of the Relationship Among Structure, Trust, Conflict Management Styles in Virtual Teams
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1861–1869
Students face additional challenges when working in a virtually distributed team in online courses compared to traditional classrooms. Although the value of online teamwork is widely recognized, there is still a dearth of research that provides...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6198–6200
This study investigates the global practices of distance education in South Korea. It compares different international distance education programs from viewpoints of administration, course design, and delivery issues. It illustrates concerns, and...
Studying Online in a Globalized World: Cross-Cultural and General Issues from International Students’ Perspectives
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2913–2918
This paper reports on a study that explored cross-cultural and related general issues in the design of global online courses in a globalized world. Participants were nine international students who studied at an online MBA program offered by a top...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 177–188
This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the perceptions of international students regarding the impact of cultural differences on their learning experiences in an online MBA program. The study also revealed that online...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1283–1286
The advancement of computer-mediated communication and Internet technologies has been shaping the landscape of higher education. It helps boost online education and allows universities and educational institutes to expand its global outreach through ...
Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Xiaojing Liu; Seung-hee Lee; Shijuan Liu; Kyong-Jee Kim; Mengyu Zhai; Bude Su
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 426–431
Rapid explosion of online learning programs has given little time for strategic planning and program development. However, such planning is essential for the success of an online program. The purpose of this study is to summarize the emerging issues ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 507–523
The focus of this study was to empirically investigate how virtual teams operate in an online MBA program. Building knowledge and skills required for a successful career is a central component of higher education, especially in business schools....
The Importance of Interaction in Web-Based Education: A Program-Level Case Study of Online MBA Courses
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 1–19
Though interaction is often billed as a significant component of successful online learning, empirical evidence of its importance as well as practical guidance or specific interaction techniques continue to be lacking. In response, this study...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 3 (2009) pp. 178–190
This study examines how a case-based learning approach was used and facilitated in online business education. Perceptions of students and instructors regarding the practices of case-based learning in online environments are explored in terms of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2615–2621
This session presents the results of a case study that examined the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in a highly ranked online MBA program. The findings suggested positive relationships between sense of...
Does Sense of Community Matter? An Examination of Participants' Perceptions of Building Learning Communities in Online Courses
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2007) pp. 9–24
Using a case study approach, this study explored the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in an online MBA program. The findings suggested that students felt a sense of belonging to a learning community when...
Xiaojing Liu; Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard Magjuka; Kyong-Jee Kim; Shijuan Liu; Mengyu Zhang; Bude Su; Min Shi; Alyssa Wise; Minyoung Doo
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2020–2025
The purpose of this study is to understand the practice of facilitating online MBA courses at a Midwestern university which has already established a highly successful traditional MBA program. The study explores the impact of online facilitation as ...
Topics: Social Studies
Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Xiaojing Liu; Bude Su; Mengyu Zhai; Kyong-Jee Kim; Shijuan Liu; Min Shi
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2047–2054
The focus of this study is to develop an empirical understanding of virtual teaming activities. Virtual teams allow students to build the requisite bodies of knowledge for business professions while improving their analytical and problem-solving...
Kyong-Jee Kim; Xiaojing Lu; Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Shijuan Liu; Mengyu Zhai; Bude Su; Alyssa Wise
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Online teaching and learning is making a significant impact on the fabric of higher education. In particular, online MBA programs have seen a rapid rise in student enrollments in recent years while the student enrollments in traditional in-residence ...