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American Journal of Distance Education

2014 Volume 28, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Understanding MOOCs as an Emerging Online Learning Tool: Perspectives from the Students

    Min Liu, Jina Kang, Mengwen Cao, Mihyun Lim, Yujung Ko, Ryan Myers & Amy Schmitz Weiss

    This study examined participants' learning experiences in the context of a six-week massive open online course (MOOC) in journalism with five thousand students from 137 countries. Three... More

    pp. 147-159

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  2. Optimizing Instructional Video for Preservice Teachers in an Online Technology Integration Course

    Mohamed Ibrahim, Rebecca Callaway & David Bell

    This study assessed the effect of design instructional video based on the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning by applying segmentation and signaling on the learning outcome of students in an... More

    pp. 160-169

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  3. Implementing Active Learning in an Online Teacher Education Course

    Amber L. Brown

    The purpose of this project was to evaluate an online course in child development in which active learning strategies were infused. Preservice teachers taking the course were future elementary... More

    pp. 170-182

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  4. Exploring Factors Influencing Collaborative Knowledge Construction in Online Discussions: Student Facilitation and Quality of Initial Postings

    Andri Ioannou, Skevi Demetriou & Maria Mama

    Although lots of studies have investigated collaborative knowledge construction in online courses, the factors influencing this process are yet to be fully determined. This study provides... More

    pp. 183-195

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  5. Employers' Perceptions of Online Accounting Education

    Manouchehr Tabatabaei, Alison Solomon, Emily Strickland & Eddie Metrejean

    The main focus of this research is on perceptions of accounting employers of those individuals obtaining their accounting education online. An online survey of accounting professionals was... More

    pp. 196-206

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