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ERIC Number: ED506633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 62
Interactive Television (ITV) Courses and Students' Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature
Royal, Kenneth D.; Bradley, Kelly D.
Online Submission, Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration v8 n4 Win 2005
The purpose of this literature review is to identify and address major themes in the distance education literature, particularly as they relate to interactive television (ITV) and student satisfaction. Major themes include satisfaction based on site-type, previous research biases, faculty-student interaction, characteristics of satisfied learners, qualitative differences in satisfaction, satisfaction with regards to traditional versus ITV courses, attitudinal changes and time progression. In addition to summarizing this literature, this review intends to expose critical gaps and offer suggestions for future research. The following electronic databases were utilized: EBSCO; Academic Search Premier; Agricola; American Humanities Index; Business Source Premier; CINAHL; Communication & Mass Media Complete; ERIC; Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition; MAS Ultra - School Edition; MasterFILE Premier; Primary Search; Professional Development Collection; PsychINFO; Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection; Religion and Philosophy Collection; Sociological Collection; TOPICsearch; WebSPIRS; ACM Digital Library; Civil Engineering Database; Compendex; Engineering Research Database; IEEE Xplore; and INSPEC. Keywords used in each database included: interactive television, ITV, distance education, satisfaction, student(s) satisfaction, attitude(s), undergraduate student(s), graduate student(s) and various combinations of these words. The literature review also involved snowballing to find articles and abstracts not available in the search engines listed above. Articles referenced in this paper were selected based on their relevance to the various aspects of the topic listed above. This review did not include any limiters. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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