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Adams, Cindy L.; Brinthaupt, Thomas M. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
Because funding for many higher education institutions is based on student persistence and graduation rates, and because competition for online student enrollments is fierce among public and private institutions, quality and competitiveness in online course development, instruction, and administration is imperative. Additionally, because distance…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Consortia
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Bates, Rodger; LaBrecque, Bryan – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
With the dramatic increase in the demand for distance learning opportunities in higher education, staffing demands have created a new opportunity for faculty members to teach full-time from remote locations. Previously, a significant portion of online instruction was taught by full-time faculty as part of their regular teaching load or as an…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Online Courses, College Faculty
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Ferguson, Karen; Aitken, Renee – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
Traditionally, online learning has been limited to written lectures, readings, discussions, and assignments with an occasional video presentation or simulation included due to the limitations of technology (Kirkwood & Price, 2013). While this form of learning has served the online environment well, the process does not address individual…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Individual Needs, Electronic Learning, Retention (Psychology)
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Bond, Jeremy; Dirkin, Kathryn – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
Instructional design continues to evolve and demonstrates positive growth. Understanding of the field remains limited by relative novelty, simplistic definitions, and linear depictions. This study investigates the current state of practice to reveal a wide scope, a diverse range of functions and specializations present in instructional design. The…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Specialization, Gender Differences, Definitions
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Lesht, Faye; Schejbal, David; Shiels, Roxanne; Mailloux, Mark – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This multi-institutional study examined the giving patterns of alumni of online degree programs as compared to alumni of campus-based degree programs. Similarities and differences were statistically examined relative to the act of giving as well as the amount given to the respective institution by alumni within three years of the most recent…
Descriptors: Alumni, Donors, Online Courses, College Graduates
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Andrews-Graham, D'Nita A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This phenomenological research was designed to learn and understand the transitioning experience of higher education faculty moving from online instruction to traditional face-to-face instruction. One of the most significant phenomenon occurring in higher education today is distance education. Technology and distance education are on the rise in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Conventional Instruction, Distance Education
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Hammond, Helen G.; Coplan, Michael J.; Mandernach, B. Jean – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
While content and pedagogical knowledge are the foundation of quality instruction, there are a number of administrative, policy, and operational factors that influence instructional behaviors. Understanding the influence (positive or negative) of operational functions on teaching and learning can help inform policies, procedures, and support to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Teacher Effectiveness
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Schwalbe, Stephen Richard; Harvey, Gilbert Glenn, Jr. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
This paper is a proposal that online universities should establish partnerships with city governments to create field placement opportunities for graduate students of public administration. The research was accomplished by reviewing current articles on field placements for traditional universities and by disseminating a 9-question survey to 100…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Field Experience Programs, Virtual Universities, Partnerships in Education
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Cutsinger, Marcie M.; Wall, Timothy J.; Tapps, Tyler – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
The increase in the number of students enrolling in online courses (Allen & Seaman, 2013; Bennett, Evans, & Riedle, 2007; Seide, 2016) and students' concern of the level of instructor presence in the predominately online course (Jaggars, 2014; Queiros and de Villiers, 2016; Tichavsky, Hunt, Driscoll, & Jicha, 2015) are reasons this…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Teacher Student Relationship, Community Colleges
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Piña, Anthony A.; Moran, Kenneth A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
A research and development project was undertaken to document, analyze and report the effects of implementing a free/open educational resources (OER) initiative within Sullivan University's College of Business Administration. The project involved the redesign of courses using no-cost textbooks and other educational resources, in place of resources…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Textbooks, Statistical Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Thomas, Jonathan E.; Graham, Charles R.; Piña, Anthony A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
As enrollment of students in online courses has steadily increased over the last few decades, very little attention has been given to online instructor evaluation. This is an area of online education that needs additional research to better ascertain the current state of online instructor evaluation as well as discover ways to improve its…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Online Courses, Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Taylor, Cathy; Taylor, Michael W. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
Open educational resources (OER) can be an effective tool in lowering student textbook expenses and bringing current material into the classroom, but come with many barriers for faculty related to time, expertise, motivation, standardized testing requirements, and subject matter differences. Given the number of potential challenges and problems…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Instructional Materials, Textbooks, Distance Education
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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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McCurry, David S. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
Administrators of distance learning courses and programs are faced with various data needs related to a range of issues; from enrollment tracking to faculty development to cost and revenue analysis. This paper will explore a proposed common data set for online program administrators and strategies for implementation. The framework offered for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bryan, Charity; Leeds, Elke; Wiley, Tarrica – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
In the fall of 2017, the University System of Georgia (USG) embarked upon a robust study to determine the cost of delivering online education at each USG institution. An in-depth analysis related to the cost of online course and faculty development; technology and infrastructure; support services and; administrative services was conducted on each…
Descriptors: Universities, Costs, Cost Effectiveness, Online Courses
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