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Online Learning

2017 Volume 21, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Beyond Being There: Practices That Establish Presence, Engage Students and Influence Intellectual Curiosity in a Structured Online Learning Environment

    Janice M. Orcutt & Laurie P. Dringus

    To fully understand teaching presence and its implications for the intellectual climate of an online classroom it is necessary to explore the phenomenon from the perspective of the instructors who ... More

    pp. 15-35

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  2. Student Perceptions of the Use of Multimedia for Online Course Communication

    Jaclyn Krause, Laura Portolese & Julie Bonner

    A great deal of research exists in the use of multimedia communications in online classrooms as a means of furthering student engagement. However, little research exists that examines the... More

    pp. 36-49

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  3. Using Design-Based Research in Higher Education Innovation

    Cristi Ford, Darragh McNally & Kate Ford

    This paper discusses the design-based research approach used by the Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success (CILSS) at the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC). CILSS is ... More

    pp. 50-67

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  4. Understanding Faculty Use of the Learning Management System

    Jason Rhode, Stephanie Richter, Peter Gowen, Tracy Miller & Cameron Wills

    The learning management system (LMS) has become a critical tool for nearly all institutions of higher education, and a driving force in online learning. According to a 2014 report by the Educause... More

    pp. 68-86

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  5. An Instructor Learning Analytics Implementation Model

    Holly McKee

    With the widespread use of learning analytics (LA) tools, there is a need to explore how these technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning. Little research has been conducted on what ... More

    pp. 87-102

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  6. Blended Learning from Design to Evaluation: International Case Studies of Evidence-Based Practice

    Norman Vaughan, Aline Reali, Stefan Stenbom, Marieta Jansen Van Vuuren & David MacDonald

    This study compares and contrasts four international faculty development programs for blended learning in order to understand the benefits, challenges, lessons learned, and recommendations from... More

    pp. 103-114

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  7. Revised Community of Inquiry Framework: Examining Learning Presence in a Blended Mode of Delivery

    Jessica Pool, Gerda Reitsma & Dirk van den Berg

    This paper presents a study grounded in the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework using qualitative content analysis and focus group interviews in an effort to identify aspects of learning presence ... More

    pp. 153-165

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  8. Theories and Frameworks for Online Education: Seeking an Integrated Model

    Anthony G. Picciano

    This article examines theoretical frameworks and models that focus on the pedagogical aspects of online education. After a review of learning theory as applied to online education, a proposal for... More

    pp. 166-190

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  9. An Examination of Factors That Impact the Retention of Online Students at a For-Profit University

    Chris Sorensen & Judy Donovan

    Online learning has continued to grow in recent years. However, retaining students in online courses and programs has posed a challenge. Whether the university is public, private, offers both face-... More

    pp. 206-221

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  10. Exploring Differences in Business Undergraduate Perceptions by Preferred Classroom Delivery Mode

    Gary Blau & Rob Drennan

    The purpose of this study was to compare business undergraduate online/hybrid course perceptions across three different preferred classroom environment delivery modes: online, hybrid, or face... More

    pp. 222-234

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