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Cavanaugh, Cathy; Roe, Meredith – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2019
Ten secondary schools in a large state-wide education system initiated a virtual school network to address the lack of upper secondary school courses for university entry in smaller high schools. This article highlights the yearlong professional learning program designed to prepare a cohort of classroom teachers, who were novices to teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Standards, Online Courses, Communities of Practice
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Farmer, Tadd; West, Richard – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2019
In this interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) study, we found that the experiences of online teachers are highly complex and individualized, and that the development of their concerns as teachers is largely unaffected by years of teaching experience. Because of the dramatic increase in online K-12 education, there is a need for additional…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses
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Larkin, Ingle M.; Lokey-Vega, Anissa; Brantley-Dias, Laurie – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2018
The purpose of this study was to measure and explore factors influencing K-12 online teachers' turnover intentions, with job satisfaction and organizational commitment serving as moderating variables. Using Fishbein and Ajzen's Theory of Reasoned Action and Planned Behavior (1975), this study was conducted in public, private, charter, for-profit,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Online Courses, Teacher Persistence
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Roy, Mamta; Boboc, Marius – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
Keeping in mind the rising rate of K-12 enrollment, and the increased demand for online teachers, the need for professional development of online teachers is keenly felt. The skills needed for teaching in face-to-face environments are not always transferable to online settings. There is a pointed change in the way teaching takes place in an online…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Program Development, Online Courses, Conventional Instruction
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Linton, Jayme – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
This qualitative case study used Wenger's (1998) communities of practice (CoP) framework to analyze how the ongoing electronic learning community (eLC) process at an established state virtual high school (SVHS) supported online teachers in building relationships with online students. Lave and Wenger's (1991) concept of legitimate peripheral…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, High School Students, Communities of Practice
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Parks, Rebecca A.; Oliver, Wendy; Carson, Elaine – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
Using quantitative methods, the current study addresses the phenomenon of blended learning and the impact of professional development (PD) in blended learning on teacher practice. Two separate but complementary investigations, Oliver's (2013) focus group data for examining Oliver's Framework for Blended Instruction and Parks' (2015) national…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Middle Schools, High Schools, Faculty Development
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Quiroz, René E.; Ritter, Nicola L.; Li, Yun; Newton, Rhonda C.; Palkar, Trupti – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
The number of online courses, programs, and schools are growing exponentially in K-12 education. Given the unique nature of online courses and the distinct skills necessary to create a quality online course, it is essential that effective professional development be provided for teachers designing online courses. Online courses need to be of the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Quality, Instructional Design, Faculty Development
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Wayer, Nicola; Crippen, Kent; Dawson, Kara – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2015
This study investigated the ways in which four K-12 teachers, following professional development in blended learning, designed the online portion of their blended learning courses and how these online components were ultimately enacted with students. Specifically, the study investigates what kind of content, resources, or activities were developed…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Online Courses, Course Organization, Secondary School Teachers
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Gyabak, Khendum; Ottenbreit-Leftwich, Anne; Ray, Joanna – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2015
Teachers are typically abstracted from the design process and not referred to as instructional designers. However, they are constantly designing instruction or adapting instructional materials on a daily basis. Teachers provide a unique perspective as instructional designers: instructional design, content experts, and instruction delivery. Thus,…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Elementary Secondary Education, Case Studies
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Freidhoff, Joseph R.; Borup, Jered; Stimson, Rebecca J.; DeBruler, Kristen – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2015
Emerging research suggests that on-site mentors can play an important role in supporting K-12 online learners, yet in practice there is wide variability in what mentoring looks like from program to program. Recently, states like Michigan have expanded online course access programs, accelerating the need for better on-ground support models for…
Descriptors: Mentors, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Public Schools