ERIC Number: EJ661459
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A Virtual Student: Not an Ordinary Joe.
King, Frederick B.
Internet and Higher Education, v5 n2 p157-66 Sum 2002
Discusses problems with distance education, focusing on the higher dropout rate in online, Web-based courses compared to traditional campus-based education. Topics include feelings of isolation; frustrations with the technology; anxiety; confusion; course design; helping establish a collaborative community of learners; virtual office hours; and future possibilities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Dropout Rate, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Teacher Role, Web Based Instruction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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