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American Journal of Distance Education

January 2009 Volume 23, Number 1

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The National Home Study Council, 1926-1942

    Robert L. Hampel

    As enrollments in correspondence schools soared in the early twentieth century, unethical practices marred the reputation of this type of learning. Prominent schools created the National Home Study... More

    pp. 4-19

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  2. Group Projects: Student Perceptions of the Relationship between Social Tasks and a Sense of Community in Online Group Work

    Bruce A. Cameron, Kari Morgan, Karen C. Williams & Kyle L. Kostelecky

    This study explored the relationship between specific social tasks and student perceptions of a sense of community during online group work. A survey instrument was developed, piloted, and deployed... More

    pp. 20-33

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  3. Detecting Aspects of Critical Thinking by Cleaning Online Message Transcript through Code-Recode

    Peter K. Oriogun

    In this article, the community of inquiry cognitive presence model was mapped to a recently developed semistructured approach to online discourse called SQUAD to detect aspects of critical or... More

    pp. 34-50

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  4. Speaking Personally--with Bruce Chaloux

    Bruce Chaloux is director of Student Access Programs and Services at the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) in Atlanta, Georgia. He founded and directs the sixteen-state Electronic Campus... More

    pp. 51-56

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