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ERIC Number: EJ1073244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1940-5847
Students' Perceptions of Success in the Online Graduate-Level Classes: A Self-Directed Learning Perspective
Chou, Pao-Nan
Contemporary Issues in Education Research, v6 n1 p115-122 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine the phenomenon of successful online learning, defined as a higher academic performance (A or 90) and to find if there is the evidence to confirm the role of self-directed learning in the online graduate-level courses. A qualitative method was used to analyze learners' perceptions of online learning experiences. Six graduate students from an American public university participated in this study. The qualitative analysis yielded six major themes, which confirm the relationship between self-directed learning and academic performance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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