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ERIC Number: EJ787226
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 19
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-1537-2456
The Effective Use of Synchronous Classes within an Online Graduate Program: Building upon an Interdependent System
Groen, Janet; Tworek, Janet; Soos-Gonczol, Maria
International Journal on E-Learning, v7 n2 p245-263 Apr 2008
This article explores the implementation of effective synchronous voice communication sessions within a graduate level university program in education. Through the analysis of data derived from the multiple perspectives of an instructor, graduate student, program administrator and instructional technology support person, challenges and highlights in utilizing synchronous communication sessions within this program are presented. It concludes by presenting recommendations for the effective use of synchronous sessions that work toward enhancing the students' learning environment. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada