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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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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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Chen, Ye; Lei, Jing; Cheng, Jiaming – Online Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of online students' cognitive presence in a peer-facilitated discussion environment, and to identify the peer facilitation techniques that can enhance cognitive presence development. In this study, 738 discussion messages were examined by both qualitative and quantitative content…
Descriptors: Student Responsibility, Discussion Groups, Peer Relationship, Correlation
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France-Harris, Antoinette; Burton, Christie; Mooney, Mara – Online Learning, 2019
Scholars widely agree that community-engaged learning can significantly improve the learning experience for students while simultaneously having a positive impact on the community. This paper explores student perceptions in online pre-professional undergraduate courses in the legal studies and human resources management fields in which…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Models, Online Courses, Legal Education (Professions)
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Francis, Kimberly; Salter, Jodie; Costanzo, Lucia; Desmarais, Serge; Troop, Meagan; Parahoo, Rosheeka – Online Learning, 2019
This study examined whether writing skills could be taught to post-secondary students via online learning modules and what student perceptions of such a learning process were like. A pilot study of the modules--called "Scribe Hero"--was conducted in the Fall of 2017. Statistical analysis of quantitative data reveals an improvement in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Skill Development
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Ou, Chaohua; Joyner, David A.; Goel, Ashok K. – Online Learning, 2019
Despite the ubiquitous use of instructional videos in both formal and informal learning settings, questions remain largely unanswered on how to design and develop video lessons that are often used as the primary method for delivering instruction in online courses. In this study, we experimented with a model of seven principles drawn from…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Learning, Instructional Development, Instructional Design
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Buelow, Janet R.; Barry, Thomas; Rich, Leigh E. – Online Learning, 2018
University students increasingly desire that traditionally taught courses be made available online. While quality standards have been developed for the format and organization of online courses, professors often are left wondering what activities contribute to learning engagement for online students. To investigate this question, an online survey…
Descriptors: College Students, Learner Engagement, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Hobson, Tiffaney D.; Puruhito, Krista K. – Online Learning, 2018
This study was designed to better understand what drives the learning and performance of students enrolled in distance-learning courses. Between 1999 and 2015, the number of students enrolled in at least one online course increased from 10% to 30% (NCES, 2014; NCES, 2018). Of the six million students currently enrolled in at least one…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Motivation, Correlation, Online Courses
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McClannon, Terry W.; Cheney, Amy W.; Bolt, Les L.; Terry, Krista P. – Online Learning, 2018
This exploratory study is based on survey research conducted between 2010 and 2017, involving 1,053 graduate students using immersive online learning environments for their coursework. Investigators used course structural factors and student engagement factors to predict students' perceptions of community and presence in the online immersive…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Online Courses, Factor Analysis, Graduate Students
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Truhlar, Allison M.; Walter, M. Todd; Williams, Kimberly M. – Online Learning, 2018
As higher education institutions in United States offer online courses to growing audiences, there is increasing desire to understand how best to engage students with both course content and their peers. This case study examines the effects of assigning chat roles and facilitating self- and group reflection on student--content and student--student…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Course Content, Peer Relationship, Case Studies
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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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Mokhtar, Farha Alia – Online Learning, 2018
With the advancement of digital technology, software and applications are overwhelmingly accessible to teachers and students. Digital designs for teaching and learning are highly encouraged by scholars as they prepare students of today for the demands of the future workforce. Thus, many educators use available social networks for their classrooms.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Software, Social Media
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Kennan, Shannon; Bigatel, Paula; Stockdale, Susan; Hoewe, Jennifer – Online Learning, 2018
This study contributes to the growing body of literature about what makes a successful online learning environment. Specifically, it addresses assumptions made about online learning environments--regarding self-determination and adult learners--by measuring students' perceptions and preferences for teaching behaviors that they believe help them…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sahawneh, Faris George; Benuto, Lorraine T. – Online Learning, 2018
Servant leadership has the potential to improve student satisfaction within online learning. However, the relationship between servant leadership and student satisfaction in an online environment had not yet been understood at the level of the individual instructor. The purpose of this quantitative, correlational study was to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Leadership Styles
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Martin, Florence; Bolliger, Doris U. – Online Learning, 2018
Student engagement increases student satisfaction, enhances student motivation to learn, reduces the sense of isolation, and improves student performance in online courses. This survey-based research study examines student perception on various engagement strategies used in online courses based on Moore's interaction framework. One hundred and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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