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ERIC Number: EJ875107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
The Influence of National Culture toward Learner Interaction: Shanghai TV University and Wawasan Open University
Bing, Wu; Ai-Ping, Teoh
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v9 n3 p327-339 2008
The authors conducted a comparative analysis to examine learners' interaction in the Web-based learning environment of 2 distance education institutions. The interaction was critically analyzed based on social, procedural, expository, explanatory, and cognitive dimensions, across 7 categories of exchanges between course coordinator to groups, tutor to group, tutor to student, student to group, student to course coordinator, student to tutor, and student to student. The authors discuss the influence of national culture toward learners' interaction. Strategies to enhance the quality of online interaction toward effective teaching and learning in Web-based and blended distance education are also proposed. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China (Shanghai); Malaysia