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Difficulties that a Novice Online Instructor Faced: A Case Study
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Quarterly Review of Distance Education Volume 7, Number 3, ISSN 1528-3518

Abstract

Previous studies regarding online learning have focused on learner perspectives, such as student learning outcomes, their perception of or satisfaction with online learning, and so forth. Only a few studies have addressed the faculty perspective, which is one of major factors in the success of online learning. The few studies that claim that online teaching might be a burden to the faculty members are based mainly on the researchers' intuitions and reflections, without empirical evidences. Accordingly, this study explores whether online teaching is actually a burden to faculty members through the first online teaching experience of a professor at a large university in the Midwestern United States. Consequently, this study aims to help readers understand the online teaching environment by providing them with opportunities to vicariously experience the challenges faced by a novice online instructor.

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Choi, H.J. & Park, J.H. (2006). Difficulties that a Novice Online Instructor Faced: A Case Study. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 7(3), 317-322. Retrieved May 20, 2019 from .

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