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Picciano, Anthony G. – Online Learning, 2019
This article speculates on the future of higher education as online technology, specifically adaptive learning and analytics as infused by artificial intelligence software, develops and matures. Online and adaptive learning have already advanced within the academy, but the most significant changes are yet to come. These evolving technologies have…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Electronic Learning
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Martin, Florence; Budhrani, Kiran; Wang, Chuang – Online Learning, 2019
Faculty readiness to teach online is a state of faculty preparedness for online teaching. In this study, it is measured by faculty attitudes about the importance of online teaching competencies and faculty's perceptions of their ability to confidently teach online. Validity and reliability of faculty responses to an online instrument and factors…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Readiness, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Drysdale, Jason – Online Learning, 2019
Collaborating with faculty is an integral part of the instructional designer's role. However, faculty can be skeptical regarding the added value of the instructional designer's expertise and contribution in helping them (Intentional Futures, 2016). Additionally, instructional designers experience a high degree of job misperception and struggle to…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, College Faculty, Interprofessional Relationship, Role Perception
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Mitchell, Elissa Thomann – Online Learning, 2019
This paper presents the use of a debate in an online asynchronous social policy course. Debate is frequently used as an instructional strategy in higher education, but little is known about the use of this tool in an online learning environment. Participants (N = 36) completed an online debate assignment, and both qualitative (reflection papers)…
Descriptors: Debate, Persuasive Discourse, Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication
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Stark, Emily – Online Learning, 2019
The goal of this paper is to compare the motivations and learning strategies of online and face-to-face students, utilizing the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich et al., 1993). Prior research (Crede & Phillips, 2011) suggests that motivation variables play a larger role in predicting student success in online courses…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Strategies, Online Courses, Questionnaires
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Magruder, Olysha; Arnold, Daniel A.; Moore, Shaun; Edwards, Mel – Online Learning, 2019
Instructional design positions in higher education require greater depth and breadth of knowledge, skill, and general competencies than the qualifications found in typical job descriptions and published industry competency sets (e.g., ibstpi). The eDesign Collaborative Research Team, a part of the University Professional Continuing Education…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Competence, Higher Education, Faculty Development
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Harindranathan, Priya; Folkestad, James – Online Learning, 2019
Instructors may design and implement formative assessments on technology-enhanced platforms (e.g., online quizzes) with the intention of encouraging the use of effective learning strategies like active retrieval of information and spaced practice among their students. However, when students interact with unsupervised technology-enhanced learning…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Instructional Design, Learning Strategies, Educational Technology
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Taft, Susan H.; Kesten, Karen; El-Banna, Majeda M. – Online Learning, 2019
Class enrollment sizes for online learning in higher education, a topic of persistent interest in the academic literature, impact student learning, pedagogical strategies, school finances, and faculty workload. Yet in the research literature, class size is addressed with insufficient specificity to provide enrollment direction. Seeking guidelines…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Class Size, Higher Education, Enrollment
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Costello, Eamon; Donlon, Enda; Brown, Mark – Online Learning, 2019
This study examined the ethical considerations researchers have made when investigating MOOC learners' and teachers' Twitter activity. In so doing, it sought to addresses the lack of an evidence-based understanding of the ethical implications of research into Twitter as a site of teaching and learning. Through an analysis of 31 studies, we present…
Descriptors: Social Media, Online Courses, Educational Research, Ethics
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Dennen, Vanessa P.; Bagdy, Lauren M. – Online Learning, 2019
This study presents the initial needs analysis and formative evaluation of the beta version of an open educational resource (OER) textbook solution. The OER textbook, created by the authors, replaces a proprietary, paper-based textbook and is delivered to students digitally, within a learning management system. Needs analysis findings show that…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Textbooks, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes
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Alward, Erin; Phelps, Yvonne – Online Learning, 2019
Universities are increasingly leveraging virtual teams into their organizational structure and strategic framework for many functions including academic administration and faculty leadership. One benefit of a virtual workforce is the ability to hire the most qualified individuals regardless of where they are physically located. As the virtual…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Computer Mediated Communication, Administrator Attitudes, Leadership Effectiveness
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Bedford, Laurie – Online Learning, 2019
The Professional Learning Community (PLC) has been used in higher education to provide a platform for faculty members to discuss challenges and build professional skills. While the virtual PLC (VPLC) is becoming a more acceptable delivery mechanism for faculty professional development, successful practices for designing these learning environments…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Social Media, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Abdous, M'hammed – Online Learning, 2019
Past research suggests that the use of an online learning orientation is an effective proactive strategy to ease online students' transition into online learning. Based on a sample of 3,888 online students from an urban public university, we used ordinal logistic regression to understand the influence of students' satisfaction with an online…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Orientation, Student Adjustment, Urban Universities
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Chang, Bo – Online Learning, 2019
This study explored the impact of reflection on learning in an online learning environment. Twenty-five students from four online courses (two courses, each with two sessions) participated in this research project. Reflection was purposefully designed and embedded in various assignments. Data were mainly collected from interviews and students'…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Reflection, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Berry, Sharla – Online Learning, 2019
A sense of community is central to student engagement and satisfaction. However, many students struggle with developing connections in online programs. Drawing on interviews with 13 instructors, this paper explores the strategies that they use to help students develop a sense of community in synchronous virtual classrooms. Four strategies for…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Sense of Community, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs
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