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Barbour, Michael K.; Clark, Tom; Siko, Jason; DeBruler, Kristen; Bruno, Justin – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
State-level departments of education vary in their mechanisms for monitoring online courses and programs. This study reviewed various state models for initial and ongoing evaluation of online courses. Five constructs were identified through this review, and examples from Georgia, Maryland, California, Washington, and Colorado were detailed. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Liu, Lu; Haque, M. D. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
This study identified the moderated mediation relationship among age, Internet self-efficacy, and statistics anxiety on student satisfaction after controlling for demographics and technology experiences in research methods courses in a blended professional doctoral program. One hundred and thirty-one students in a three-year Ed.D. Program…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Methods Courses, Blended Learning
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Lewis, Shelia; Ewing, Christopher – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Asynchronous discussions in the online teaching and learning environment significantly contributes to the achievement of student learning outcomes, which is dependent upon qualified and engaged faculty members. The discourse within this article addresses how an online university conducted faculty development through its unique Robust Learning…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Faculty Development, Virtual Universities
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Morris, Teresa; Jones, Celeste A.; Sehrawats, Seema – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
This paper describes the development of a partnership between three campuses to develop a (DL) education program-serving employees of county and tribal Health and Human Service Departments in remote rural areas of California. Specifically, the program supports the development of a career pathway for students living in isolated regions of Northern…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Distance Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Bates, Rodger A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2012
Distance education strategies for remotely deployed, highly mobile, or institutionalized populations are reviewed and critiqued. Specifically, asynchronous, offline responses for special military units, Native Americans on remote reservations, prison populations and other geographically, temporally or technologically isolated niche populations are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Correctional Institutions
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Wiggins, Michael R. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2011
University administrators who have distance learning programs under their charge are on the horns of a dilemma. Given the growing litigiousness of copyright holders and the unsettled state of the law, it has become very difficult to establish failsafe administrative rules to guide faculty and student use of copyrighted materials. But the use of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Distance Education, Copyrights
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Campbell, J. Elliott; Campbell, David E. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2011
Distance learning is associated with a variety of benefits such as reduced use of campus facilities, increased accessibility, and control of disease transmission. In this study, we explore an additional benefit: mitigation of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions contributing to global climate change. A survey was presented to 500 students…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Climate, Conservation (Environment)
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Williams, Peter B.; Howell, Scott L.; Laws, R. Dwight; Metheny, Emily – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2006
The researchers of this study selected four pragmatic research questions that distance learning administrators with high-enrolling Independent Study courses, similar to those that Brigham Young University offers through its Department of Independent Study, may be interested in exploring. These questions included: (1) When tutoring services are…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Tutoring, Tutors, Tutorial Programs
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Nash, Robert D. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2005
Many colleges continue to report high attrition rates among distance education students. This study included a survey of students at Coastline Community College to determine why they dropped or failed their distance-learning courses and to identify methods that might improve their success and retention. Questionnaires were sent to a group of…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Distance Education, College Students, Academic Achievement
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Hergert, Michael – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2003
The College of Business at San Diego State University embarked on a pilot project to introduce an online version of its MBA program in the spring of 2000. The College of Business at SDSU is one of the largest in the nation, with over 6,000 enrolled students. The online MBA program was intended to complement the wide variety of on-campus programs…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Business Administration Education, Program Implementation