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American Journal of Distance Education

2002 Volume 16, Number 2

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Persistence of Adult Learners in Distance Education

    Wendy C. Kemp

    Describes a study conducted at Athabasca University (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) that investigated the relationship between persistence, life events, external commitments, and resiliency in... More

    pp. 65-81

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  2. Comparing Student Satisfaction with Distance Education to Traditional Classrooms in Higher Education: A Meta-Analysis

    Mike Allen, John Bourhis, Nancy Burrell & Edward Mabry

    Describes a meta-analysis that indicated a slight student preference for a traditional educational format over a distance education format in higher education, and little difference in satisfaction... More

    pp. 83-97

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  3. Learning Style and Effectiveness of Online and Face-to-Face Instruction

    Charlotte Neuhauser

    Describes a study that compared two sections of the same course: one online and asynchronous, the other face-to-face. Examined gender, age, learning preferences and styles, media familiarity,... More

    pp. 99-113

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