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International Journal on E-Learning

January 2010 Volume 9, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Mentoring Professors: A Model for Developing Quality Online Instructors and Courses in Higher Education

    Casimir Barczyk, Janet Buckenmeyer & Lori Feldman, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    This article presents a four-stage model for mentoring faculty in higher education to deliver high quality online instruction. It provides a timeline that shows the stages of program implementation... More

    pp. 7-26

  2. Web-Based vs. Paper-Based Homework to Evaluate Students’ Performance in Introductory Physics Courses and Students’ Perceptions: Two Years Experience

    Neset Demirci, Balikesir University, Turkey

    The main aim of this study was to assess and compare undergraduate students’ homework performance using a web-based testing system with paper-based, hand-graded one in introductory physics courses.... More

    pp. 27-49

  3. E-Learning in Undergraduate Humanities Classes: Unpacking the Variables

    Robert Friedman, Norbert Elliot & Blake Haggerty, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    This study describes the design, implementation, and analysis of three related surveys launched to investigate E-Learning in undergraduate humanities classes at a public technological research... More

    pp. 51-77

  4. Student Participation Patterns in Online Discussion: Incorporating Constructivist Discussion into Online Courses

    Hoe Kyeung Kim & Betzi Bateman, Cleveland State University, United States

    The purpose of this article was to explore student participation patterns in online discussion boards related to their characteristics and question types. The characteristics of students enrolled... More

    pp. 79-98

  5. Elements of Problem-Based Learning: Suggestions for Implementation in the Asynchronous Environment

    Erik Nelson, Arcadia University, United States

    Problem-based learning, or PBL, is a student-centered instructional approach that is derived from constructivist epistemology. It is based upon ill-structured real-world problems with the goal of... More

    pp. 99-114

  6. Creating an Innovative Learning Organization

    Mark Salisbury, University of New Mexico, United States

    This article describes how to create an innovative learning (iLearning) organization. It begins by discussing the life cycle of knowledge in an organization, followed by a description of the... More

    pp. 115-128

  7. Assessment in Online Programs: Use in Strategic Planning for Faculty/Adjunct Development and Course Instruction to Improve Faculty and Student Engagement

    Melanie Sutton, University of West Florida, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, United States; Laura White, University of West Florida, Department of Computer Science, United States; Justice Mbizo & George Stewart, University of West Florida, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, United States

    This article describes the use of assessment in the design and implementation stages of launching online courses and programs. While use of assessment for improving student engagement in both face-... More

    pp. 129-145