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American Journal of Distance Education

2016 Volume 30, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Supporting Online AP Students: The Rural Facilitator and Considerations for Training

    Nicole Hendrix & Katherine Degner

    Online courses supplemented by on-site facilitators help many rural students pursue advanced coursework, but research is warranted to better understand facilitator role and training needs. This... More

    pp. 133-144

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  2. Technology and Textbooks: The Future

    Stephen L. Baglione & Kevin Sullivan

    This article describes two separate studies: a survey of students' textbook perceptions, purchases, and usage for e-textbooks and print textbooks and a conjoint analysis on e-textbook attributes.... More

    pp. 145-155

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  3. A Comparison of Text, Voice, and Screencasting Feedback to Online Students

    John Orlando

    The emergence of simple video and voice recording software has allowed faculty to deliver online course content in a variety of rich formats. But most faculty are still using traditional text... More

    pp. 156-166

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  4. Teaching Online: Applying Need Theory to the Work-Family Interface

    Jessica M. Nicklin, Laurel A. McNall, Christopher P. Cerasoli, Claire M. Varga & R J. McGivney

    Using Warner and Hausdorf's (2009) framework, the authors empirically examined work-life balance and work outcomes among collegiate faculty teaching courses online. Quantitative and qualitative... More

    pp. 167-179

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  5. Online Learning Self-Efficacy in Students with and without Online Learning Experience

    Whitney Alicia Zimmerman & Jonna M. Kulikowich

    A need was identified for an instrument to measure online learning self-efficacy, which encompassed the wide variety of tasks required of successful online students. The Online Learning Self... More

    pp. 180-191

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  6. Using Online Education to Transition Teaching Assistants to Teacher Certification: Examining the Differences between Teacher Education Programs

    Kelley Stricklin & Billie Tingle

    Elementary education teacher candidates who studied under two delivery methods--online and face to face--were compared to determine if there was a significant difference in professional knowledge... More

    pp. 192-202

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  7. Speaking Personally--With Russ Poulin

    Kelvin Bentley

    Russ Poulin is director of policy and analysis for Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications (WCET), the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Cooperative for... More

    pp. 203-207

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