ERIC Number: ED479595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Student Perceptions of Online Synchronous Courses.
Cereijo, Maria Victora Perez; Tyler-Wood, Tandra; Young, Jon
This study identified student reasons for participating in synchronous Web-based learning environments. Students were interviewed after completing a series of surveys designed to elicit their perceptions of the strengths and weaknesses of the delivery methodology. Responses indicated that both convenience and learning enhancement were considered advantages, while disadvantages included isolation and technology quality. (Author)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Distance Education, Higher Education, Nontraditional Education, Online Systems, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Student Surveys, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: E-Learn 2002 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Proceedings (7th, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 15-19, 2002); see IR 022 093. Figure contains illegible type.