NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 136 to 150 of 462 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gascoigne, Carolyn; Parnell, Juliette – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
With the rise in online and hybrid courses at the post-secondary level, many institutions are offering various online learning readiness assessments to students who are considering these instructional formats. Following a discussion of the characteristics often attributed to successful online learners, as well as a review of a sample of the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Blended Learning, Postsecondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eskey, Michael T.; Taylor, Cathy L.; Eskey, Michael T., Jr. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
The advent of online learning has created the medium for cyber-bullying in the virtual classroom and also by e-mail. Bullying is usually expected in the workplace and between students in the classroom. Most recently, however, faculty members have become surprising targets of online bullying. For many, there are no established policies nor is…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Internet, Bullying, Electronic Mail
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Downs, Guy H.; McAllen, Dorothy K. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Universities have witnessed the consistent growth of increased college-level distance education programs with 32 percent of all students having taken at least one online course (Allen & Seaman, 2013). Key to this continued growth, however, is understanding the factors that contribute to the greatest growth and success in these programs.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Military Service, Performance Based Assessment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Feltenberger Beaver, Alaina; Johnson, Fenimore; Sinkinson, Caroline – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
This study identifies the professional development needs of instructors teaching online using quantitative and qualitative methods. Twenty-six participants from a convenience sample at the University of Colorado, Boulder's Division of Continuing Education (CE) were surveyed in a Faculty Needs Assessment (FNA) that was open to participants from…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Needs Assessment, Online Courses, Continuing Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Vu, Phu; Crow, Sherry R.; Fredrickson, Scott – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
This study examined the impact of adding game elements on students' performances in an online learning setting. Two intact online graduate level course sections were chosen for this study. Each course sections had 18 students. The results of the study showed that there were significant differences in the time students spent in their courses and…
Descriptors: Games, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Educational Strategies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fontaine, Sherry J.; Cook, Shawn M. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Engagement in co-curricular activities is a means of educating the whole student, providing an opportunity for the integration of academic, professional, and personal development. Residential programs offer students campus-based, co-curricular experiences that foster the development of student knowledge and personal development outside of the…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Extracurricular Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pittman, Candice N.; Heiselt, April K. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
With the increasing number of students enrolling in distance education, there is a need to consider the accessibility of course materials in online learning environments. Four major groups of disabilities: mobility, auditory, visual, and cognitive are explored as they relate to their implementation into instructional design and their impact on…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Accessibility (for Disabled), Access to Education, Educational Principles
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hendricks, Stacy; Bailey, Scott – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
As the student population becomes more diverse, university administrators are challenged with meeting those needs in a variety of settings. Specifically, most universities are offering courses through three delivery methods: face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Although all three methods have existed for quite some time, pedagogical concerns…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Electronic Learning, College Faculty, Online Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Corlett, Bradly – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Several recent issues and trends in online education have resulted in consolidation of efforts for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), increased Open Educational Resources (OER) in the form of asynchronous course repositories, with noticeable increases in governance and policy amplification. These emerging enrollment trends in alternative online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Open Source Technology, Asynchronous Communication, Transfer Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mayer, Greg; Hendricks, Cher – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
This study describes interaction patterns observed during a pilot project that explored the use of web-conferencing (WC) software in two undergraduate distance education courses offered to advanced high-school students. The pilot program replaced video-conferencing technology with WC software during recitations, so as to increase participation in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Distance Education, High School Students, Advanced Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shepherd, Craig E.; Bolliger, Doris U. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Four years ago, two online graduate programs at a mid-size university in the western United States implemented ePortfolios to foster communication and connectedness among students and faculty, develop community that extends beyond course boundaries, and promote professional goal formation and achievement among students. This article describes…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Online Courses, Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Betts, Kristen; Heaston, Amy – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
The need for online and blended programs within higher education continues to grow as the student population in the United States becomes increasingly non-traditional. As administrators strategically offer and expand online and blended programs, faculty recruitment and retention will be key. This case study highlights how a public comprehensive…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Public Colleges, Faculty Development, College Faculty
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hunt, H. David; Davies, Kim; Richardson, Deborah; Hammock, Georgina; Akins, Maureen; Russ, Laura – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
There is increasing interest, if not demand, from universities and students for faculty to teach using online technologies. However, many faculty members are reluctant to teach online. In this paper, we examine data collected from a broad range of faculty (part-time, tenure track, new and more experienced, in education, business, and liberal arts)…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Online Courses, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Betts, Kristen – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Faculty members play a central role in the development, implementation, and long-term sustainability of online and blended education programs. Therefore, faculty recruitment and retention strategies for these programs must align with the needs of the faculty. This article highlights the results of an institutional study conducted at a public…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Blended Learning, Teacher Role, Teacher Participation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gascoigne, Carolyn; Parnell, Juliette – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2014
Persistence rates in foreign language study have been historically disappointing. This also tends to be the case for many hybrid and online courses, especially when contrasted with comparable face-to-face courses. Therefore, when transitioning foreign language coursework to online and hybrid formats, increased persistence rates and a large number…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Academic Persistence
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12  |  13  |  14  |  ...  |  31