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ERIC Number: EJ1063247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
Pages: 33
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ISSN: ISSN-1540-4595
A Model for Measuring Effectiveness of an Online Course
Mashaw, Bijan
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, v10 n2 p189-221 Apr 2012
As a result of this research, a quantitative model and a procedure have been developed to create an online mentoring effectiveness index (EI). To develop the model, mentoring and teaching effectiveness are defined, and then the constructs and factors of effectiveness are identified. The model's construction is based on the theory that effectiveness is influenced by motivational factors and results from the total synergy used in the learning process. The validity of the model is checked through component analysis and structural equation modeling. It is shown that the model offers valid, reliable, and useful results for evaluating the relative effectiveness of an online course.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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