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ERIC Number: EJ875080
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 58
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Interaction Online: A Reevaluation
Battalio, John
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v8 n4 p339-352 2007
Instructors commonly assume that the successful online course must replicate its live counterpart by including a variety of interactions among student, instructor, and computer. Given the changing lifestyles prompted by an evolving Internet, an increasing student need for autonomy, and student learning styles, highly interactive courses may not necessarily be the best online approach. In this article, I review research dealing with interactive environments, present the results of my own interaction study, and propose an integrative approach for the use of interaction that sees it in light of the increasing integration of the Internet into students' daily lives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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