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ERIC Number: EJ874981
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
What Works: Student Perceptions of Effective Elements in Online Learning
Reisetter, Marcy; Boris, Greg
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v5 n4 p277-291 2004
Online education holds great potential for rural states like South Dakota, which has been recognized for advances in distance education. To maximize the potential of online learning, design elements that students believe are needed for successful online learning experiences must be identified. In this study, we present the qualitative and quantitative results of a survey administered to students in 7 School of Education graduate courses at the University of South Dakota. Course coherence, clear goals, teacher voice, and extensive teacher feedback were the most important elements for learner success. Student-to-student communications ranked lower than expected in students' analysis of their experiences.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota