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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

October 2015 Volume 5, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Using Asynchronous Activities to Promote Sense of Community and Learning in an Online Course

    Jesús Trespalacios & Jennifer Rand, Boise State University, Boise, ID, United States

    The purpose of this case study was to explore three asynchronous communication activities with graduate students in an online course. Asynchronous discussions transcripts, a sense of community... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. The Impact upon Comprehension and Reading Tasks of Preservice Elementary Teachers Using a Web 2.0 Reading Extension

    Jeff Thomas, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, United States; Paul Parkison, University of Evansville, Evansville, IN, United States

    This study explored the impact of using a Web 2.0 technology to augment and enhance the efficiency of face-to-face meetings and the amount and quality of time students spent out of class working... More

    pp. 14-26

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  3. Findings Identifying How Administrative Leaders Might Recruit, Select, Train, Motivate, and Support Online Faculty

    Lisa Portugal, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, United States

    This study is a phenomenological study exploring faculty experiences teaching online coursework in master's programs in education. The study sought to understand and categorize learning factors... More

    pp. 27-46

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  4. Examining the Factors that Influence how Instructors Provide Feedback in Online Learning Environments

    Susan Conrad, Marymount University, Arlington, VA, United States; Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States

    Feedback is considered to be the bridge between what has been learned and what the student should know. Feedback can correct misconceptions, motivate learners, stimulate deep thinking, and guide... More

    pp. 47-66

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  5. Students' Joint Reasoning about Gas Solubility in Water in Modified Versions of a Virtual Laboratory

    Göran Karlsson, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden

    Laboratory work in science education is essential for students' conceptual understanding of natural phenomena. Computer-simulated laboratory experiments have been proposed to facilitate traditional... More

    pp. 67-77

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