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Collins, Kayla; Grroff, Shannon; Mathena, Cindy; Kupczynski, Lori – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Enrollment in online learning continues to grow in the higher education sector, along with persistent goals dedicated to achieving better student outcomes and lowering attrition rates. Improved student engagement has been shown to possibly reduce attrition rates through a greater sense of connectedness and decreased feelings of isolation among…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Asynchronous Communication, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Bonnici, Laurie J.; Maatta, Stephanie L.; Klose, M. Katherine; Julien, Heidi; Bajjaly, Stephen – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
This case study examined student preference for delivery mode of online courses in two graduate degree programs in Library and Information Science. Within-group and between-groups comparisons indicated a distinct preference across the institutions. Findings from focus groups conducted with two cohorts of students enrolled in a federally funded…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Graduate Students, Comparative Analysis, Focus Groups
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Wilke, Dina J.; King, Erin; Ashmore, Margaret; Stanley, Craig – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
This study compared the development of clinical assessment and intervention skills between students enrolled in a face-to-face (F2F) or an asynchronous online clinical social work class. All students from three semesters of F2F (n = 74) and online (n = 78) sections of an MSW clinical class taught by the same instructor were included. Two…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Online Courses, Role Playing
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Fuller, Julia S.; Risner, Mary E.; Lowder, Laura; Hart, Mark; Bachenheimer, Barry – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2014
In recent years online education doctorates have become more prevalent to accommodate the growing need for distance academic preparation. Due to the newness of these degree programs, there is a dearth of information in the literature on learner perspectives of effective online teaching and learning strategies. The authors of this paper are recent…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Doctoral Programs, Communities of Practice
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Edwards, Mary; Kumar, Swapna; Ochoa, Marilyn – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
The increase in online programs has been accompanied by the need for library instruction and support for online students. Students enrolled in off-campus programs have to be able to successfully access and use digital library resources to complete course requirements. An embedded librarian project in an online graduate educational technology…
Descriptors: Library Instruction, Librarians, Outreach Programs, Academic Libraries
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Carano, Kenneth T. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
The digital era has enabled educators the opportunity of breaking the confinement of the four walls of the traditional classroom and accessing information across cultures and nations. This session discusses the implementation of an innovative online graduate teacher education course focusing on global perspectives. Over the course of the semester,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Social Networks, Online Courses, Teacher Education