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ERIC Number: EJ1005840
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Student Experiences in Online Courses: A Qualitative Research Synthesis
Blackmon, Stephanie J.; Major, Claire
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v13 n2 p77-85 2012
As online learning continues to grow, it is important to investigate students' overall experiences in online learning environments. Understanding students' perspectives on their online classes or programs moves beyond the sole question of student satisfaction to more nuanced questions about how factors inside and outside of the classroom impact the online classroom. This qualitative research synthesis explored students' experiences with online learning. For example, some students were satisfied with their online courses but still struggled with balancing online courses and work responsibilities. Other students found that enrolling in an online program related to their jobs was very beneficial.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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