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ERIC Number: EJ1189117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Virtually There: Distant Freshmen Blended in Classes through Synchronous Online Education
Olt, Phillip A.
Innovative Higher Education, v43 n5 p381-395 Oct 2018
Synchronous online education occurs when the students and faculty member are in different locations geographically and interaction occurs simultaneously through the internet at scheduled times. In this study I investigated the phenomenon of using synchronous online classes blended with a face-to-face classroom to complete the freshman year of college. The essence of the experience emerged around the concept of ambiguity, specifically in regard to group membership, functionality of technology, and place. This understanding of ambiguity provides a framework upon which to design practices for engaging such distance students and best promoting their learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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