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Factors Influencing Interaction in an Online Course


American Journal of Distance Education Volume 13, Number 3, ISSN 0892-3647


Examines the nature of interaction in an online course from both teacher and student perspectives. Findings suggest that the structure of the course, class size, feedback, and prior experience with computer-mediated communication all influenced interaction. Results emphasize the importance of socially constructed meanings from participants' perspectives. (Author/AEF)


Vrasidas, C. & McIsaac, M.S. (1999). Factors Influencing Interaction in an Online Course. American Journal of Distance Education, 13(3), 22-36. Retrieved October 15, 2019 from .

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