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ERIC Number: EJ1098716
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
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ISSN: EISSN-1479-4403
Evaluating Online Dialogue on "Security" Using a Novel Instructional Design
Arora, Payal
Electronic Journal of e-Learning, v6 n1 p1-10 2008
This paper explores evaluation strategies to gauge the impact of a novel instructional design on international community participation online. This is done by conceptualizing and devising indicators for measuring "engagement" online amongst marginalized adult communities worldwide. In doing so, a review of online evaluation literature is conducted. In comparing dialogue sessions based on an ongoing traditional model to the new instructional approach, various challenges are faced in "measuring" asynchronous discussion. While the initial findings of marginal increase in engagement with the adapted instructional approach is not sufficient to prove that the new model works, this paper demonstrates various strategies/challenges in evaluating dialectic engagement.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York