ERIC Number: ED501635
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 22
What Is It Like to Be a Member of Cohort Ten, a Blended Technology HRD Program Serving Undergraduate Students in Rural Communities in Arkansas, U.S.A.?
Beck, Jules K.; Biggs, Bobbie T.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas (Panama City, FL, Feb 20-24, 2008)
This research investigates the life, work, and education of students in Human Resource Development (HRD) Cohort Ten, a distance learning program for non-traditional undergraduate students in Arkansas. The study has identified commonalties in perceptions regarding accessibility, sense of achievement, and other themes related to the program. The blended technology approach included compressed interactive video (CIV); Blackboard, a web-based classroom management system; and a face-to-face weekend gathering each semester of students and faculty from current cohorts.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Rural Areas, Human Resources, Interactive Video, Educational Technology, Computer Managed Instruction, Web Based Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Nontraditional Students, Student Attitudes, Conventional Instruction, Adult Students, Interviews
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas