ERIC Number: EJ609923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Toward Understanding the Culture of Internet-Mediated Learning.
Mingus, Michael S.
Journal of Public Affairs Education, v5 n3 p225-35 Jul 1999
Reports on an ethnographic study of the online program at the University of Colorado. The study identified five themes of the online learning culture: the importance of human interaction, the student work ethic, personal characteristics, thoughtfulness of student comments in an asynchronous environment, and the instructor's critical role as moderator of the learning process. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Ethnography, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Internet, Learning Processes, Research Needs, State Universities
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