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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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McKenna, Barbara; Finamore, Dora; Hewitt, E. Valerie; Watson, Linda; Millam, Loretta A.; Reinhardt, Michelle – Online Learning, 2018
This quantitative study examined the effects of an online synchronous orientation on the final grade of students enrolled in a first-term online class. The multifactor orientation focused on several factors which are thought to contribute to online student success, including organizational skills, goal setting, orientation to the online classroom,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Academic Support Services, Experimental Groups
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Redmond, Petrea; Abawi, Lindy-Anne; Brown, Alice; Henderson, Robyn; Heffernan, Amanda – Online Learning, 2018
Student engagement is understood to be an important benchmark and indicator of the quality of the student experience for higher education; yet the term "engagement" continues to be elusive to define and it is interpreted in different ways in the literature. This paper firstly presents a short review of the literature regarding online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Learner Engagement
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Blackmon, Stephanie J.; Major, Claire H. – Online Learning, 2017
Although MOOCs are a much-discussed topic in higher education, conversations about MOOCs do not often include details regarding the nuanced nature of these courses. What do people mean when they use the term MOOC? In the current work, we delve into the variations of MOOCs, and we put a typology we previously created into practice. Our goal with…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Picciano, Anthony G. – Online Learning, 2017
This article examines theoretical frameworks and models that focus on the pedagogical aspects of online education. After a review of learning theory as applied to online education, a proposal for an integrated "Multimodal Model for Online Education" is provided based on pedagogical purpose. The model attempts to integrate the work of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Blended Learning, Learning Theories, Models
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Bloemer, William; Day, Scott; Swan, Karen – Online Learning, 2017
In this paper we argue that simply identifying gateway courses in which a large number of students fail or withdraw and focusing attention on them may not always be the best use of limited resources. No matter what we do, there will always be courses with high D/F/W rates simply because of the nature of their content and the preparation of the…
Descriptors: Courses, Success, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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Avella, John T.; Kebritchi, Mansureh; Nunn, Sandra G.; Kanai, Therese – Online Learning, 2016
Higher education for the 21st century continues to promote discoveries in the field through learning analytics (LA). The problem is that the rapid embrace of of LA diverts educators' attention from clearly identifying requirements and implications of using LA in higher education. LA is a promising emerging field, yet higher education stakeholders…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Cass, David; Hammond, Shane – Online Learning, 2015
This paper presents two unique yet confluent perspectives regarding the use of technology to support student veterans in college, and is meant to ignite discussion of the blending of high impact practices with technology to promote their academic success. The authors highlight the historical trends of student veterans in the academy and discuss…
Descriptors: Success, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students
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Heckman, Robert; Ă˜sterlund, Carsten S.; Saltz, Jeffrey – Online Learning, 2015
This paper explores how blended learning can enhance learning at the boundary between academia and industry, and make possible the design of a new kind of internship. Boundary theory proposes that socio-cultural discontinuities between different environments create opportunities for learning. Blended learning pedagogy makes it possible to make the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Blended Learning, Education Work Relationship, Educational Principles