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Bazluki, Marjorie; Gyabak, Khendum; Udermann, Brian – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This case study explored the impact a quality assurance course review had on instructors at University of Wisconsin--La Crosse (UWL). This in-house created rubric is used to conduct formal course reviews of online classes developed by instructors at this medium-sized Midwestern public university. Also included in this case study, are results from…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses, Feedback (Response)
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Flores, Serena; Walters, Nicole McZeal; Kiekel, Jean – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine holistic perceptions of teachers in a virtual high school who deliver secondary instruction using an online format. The demand for equitable learning spaces to support both teachers and students have led to the increased demand of virtual schools. The questionnaire administered to eight online…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Virtual Classrooms, High Schools, Qualitative Research
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Springer, Scott – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
University and college administrators frequently choose to develop and implement online programs with the help of for-profit companies known as online program management (OPM) providers that specialize in the development and implementation of online programs. This paper reports on the partnership of a private university in the Western United…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Online Vendors, Program Administration, College Administration
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Hamilton, Diane – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
Due to the growth of interest in soft skills and personality traits in education, the perceptions of the value online instructors place on emotional intelligence (EI), warrants scholarly attention. Organizations have embraced the value of emotional intelligence in employees. If online professors are instrumental in preparing students to be…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Online Courses, Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Surveys
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Maxson, Chad – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
This study explored priorities for online instructional behavior in post-traditional programs at Private Christian University (PCU). No prior study had been identified that compared the online instructional priorities among fulltime faculty (n = 73) and online adjunct faculty (n = 69). This study would benefit those who oversee online…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Behavior, Private Colleges
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Garrett, Kristi N.; Benson, Angela D. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
From a quantitative perspective, this study examined the instructional design knowledge of higher education instructors and others within the instructional design/technology arena who are members of a global educational based Internet forum. Results showed significant difference in opinions between genders, where males were more inclined to…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, College Faculty, Internet, Attitude Measures
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Starcher, Keith; Mandernach, B. Jean – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Institutions must understand the unique characteristics and motivations of adjunct faculty teaching online to more effectively support a diverse faculty population. The current study examines faculty characteristics and motivations to explore differences in the types of adjunct faculty teaching at non-profit or for-profit institutions. A survey of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty, Teacher Characteristics
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Grover, Kenda S.; Walters, Shelly; Turner, Ronna C. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
As online learning is becoming more deeply entrenched in higher education, many institutions are designing professional development activities aimed at helping faculty improve their online teaching. The focus of this descriptive study was on identifying the preferences faculty who teach online have regarding how they want to learn about new…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Preferences, Online Courses
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Rucker, Ryan; Downey, Steve – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Research literature is flush with articles discussing how teachers use individual learning management systems. However, very few studies examine how faculty are affected as they move from one platform to another. This study addresses that gap and examines how faculty adapt their online teaching practices as they migrate systems. In doing so,…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Technology Integration, Integrated Learning Systems, Web Based Instruction
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Prottas, David J.; Cleaver, Catherine M.; Cooperstein, Deborah – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
There continues to be a lack of congruence in the attitudes of faculty and administrators with respect to online or distance education. The authors developed and administered a questionnaire to assess pertinent attitudes and perceptions of full and part-time faculty (n= 421) toward online instruction at their private university in a U.S. Middle…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Holmes, Charles; Kirwan, Jeral R.; Bova, Mark; Belcher, Trevor – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2015
This quantitative study examined the relationship between the Big 5 personality traits and how they relate to online teacher effectiveness. The primary method of data collection for this study was through the use of surveys primarily building upon the Personality Style Inventory (PSI) (Lounsbury & Gibson, 2010), a work-based personality…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Personality Traits, Online Courses
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Templeton, Nathan R.; Ballenger, Julia N.; Thompson, J. Ray – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2015
The purpose of this descriptive quantitative study was to examine the quality elements of online learning in a regional doctoral program. Utilizing the six quality dimensions of Hathaway's (2009) theory of online learning quality as a framework, the study investigated instructor-learner, learner-learner, learner-content, learner-interface,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Educational Quality
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Freeman, Lee A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2015
How much time does it take to teach an online course? Does teaching online take more or less time than teaching face-to-face? Instructors, department chairs, deans, and program administrators have long believed that teaching online is more time-consuming than teaching face-to-face. Many research studies and practitioner articles indicate…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Time Management, Time
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Williams, Teresa; Layne, Melissa; Ice, Phil – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
When higher education leaders give little thought or offer little mentoring to their faculty members, there is risk of driving faculty members from teaching online and of them having a poor experience in online teaching. Without mentoring support, faculty members may feel disconnected and unsupported. The purpose of the study was to examine the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Electronic Learning, College Faculty
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Meyer, Katrina A.; Murrell, Vicki S. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their practices for faculty development for online teaching and particularly the content and training activities used during 2011-2012. An instrument of 26 items was developed based on a review of literature on faculty…
Descriptors: Colleges, Faculty Development, Electronic Learning, Measures (Individuals)
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