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ERIC Number: ED452891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Pages: 7
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Asynchronous Learning from the Student Perspective.
Hastings, Roscoe
This document describes a survey of students from 23 different asynchronous (distance education) classes at Monroe Community College (New York). The eleven questions, and answers, included: (1) On what day do you most often log on to do your assignments? (Sunday had the highest percentage of 19%); (2) At what hours of the day do you do your online classes? (14% answered with between 10 a.m. and noon); (3) Do you think you will learn as much in this online class as you would in the traditional classroom? (41% answered not sure, while 40% answered yes); (4) Why did you choose to take this online class? (23% answered that enrollment was due to subject interest); (5) Do you think you learned as much in this online class as you would have in a traditional class? (59% believed they learned just as much as they would have in a regular class); (6) What were the best three learning activities in this class? (projects were ranked as the best learning activities at 23%); (7) What were the least effective learning activities? (discussions were found to be least effective at 19.6%); (8) What is the greatest advantage and disadvantage of online classes? (54% answered that the time schedule was the best advantage, and 37% responded a lack of face-to-face contact was the greatest disadvantage); and (9) Did you have a scheduled time to do your on-line class? (73% responded no); and (10) Would you take another on-line class? ( 83% indicated they would take another online class.) (CJW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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