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American Journal of Distance Education

2015 Volume 29, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. An Empirical Evaluation of Distance Learning's Effectiveness in the K-12 Setting

    Jerilyn D. Harris-Packer & Geneviève Ségol

    This study evaluated the effect of online instruction on the academic achievement of K--12 students in ten states as measured by the percentage of proficient students in reading and mathematics at ... More

    pp. 4-17

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  2. Challenges of Virtual School Leadership

    Jayson W. Richardson, Jason LaFrance & Dennis Beck

    The purpose of this case study was to examine challenges faced by virtual school leaders in the United States. Through semistructured interviews, the researchers explored challenges faced by... More

    pp. 18-29

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  3. The Relationships between Academic Self-Efficacy, Computer Self-Efficacy, Prior Experience, and Satisfaction with Online Learning

    Shazia K. Jan

    This study investigated the relationships between academic self-efficacy (ASE), computer self-efficacy (CSE), prior experience, and satisfaction with online learning and explored how ASE, CSE, and ... More

    pp. 30-40

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  4. Student Misbehaviors in Online Classrooms: Scale Development and Validation

    Li Li & Scott Titsworth

    The current program of research included two studies that developed the Student Online Misbehaviors (SOMs) scale and explored relationships between the SOMs and various classroom communication... More

    pp. 41-55

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  5. Comparing Faculty and Student Perceptions Regarding Factors That Affect Student Retention in Online Education

    Jorge Gaytan

    This qualitative study compared faculty and student perceptions regarding factors that affect student retention in online courses in an attempt to more effectively address the problem of attrition.... More

    pp. 56-66

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