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Borup, Jered; Stimson, Rebecca J. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Local schools are increasingly providing their students who are enrolled in an online course with an on-site facilitator as a means for increasing online pass rates. However, few studies have examined how online teachers and on-site facilitators work in conjunction to support online students. Successful on-site facilitators (n = 12) and online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers
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Borup, Jered; Walters, Shea; Call-Cummings, Megan – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
With the rapid growth of K-12 online learning opportunities, calls have come for more and better parental engagement to improve student engagement and reduce student attrition. In this article, we drew from a larger study to share rich narratives from three parents of students who required high levels of parental support for their online learning…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Charter Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Online Courses
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Borup, Jered; Chambers, Chawanna; Srimson, Rebecca – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
Just as they have in face-to-face courses, parents will likely play an important role in lowering online student attrition rates, but more research is needed that identifies ways parents can engage in their students' online learning. In this research we surveyed and interviewed 12 online teachers and 12 on-site facilitators regarding their…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Online Courses, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Technology
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Stevens, Mark; Borup, Jered; Barbour, Michael K. – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2018
Blended learning has grown rapidly in K-12 schools and is commonly seen as a potential vehicle to make learning more student centered by providing students with some level of control over their learning pace and path. As a result, blended learning is most likely to have a transformative effect when it is paired with constructivist learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Social Studies, Library Education
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Borup, Jered; Stevens, Mark A. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Efforts to identify K-12 online instructional best practices and standards have been limited because they largely ignored students' voice--the primary stakeholder in any educational context. In this case study, we conducted 20 interviews among 10 students enrolled in a cyber charter high school. Qualitative analysis of interviews found that…
Descriptors: High Schools, Charter Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Practices
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Borup, Jered – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
Distance education has historically contained little or no learner-learner interactions. Currently the Internet allows for unprecedented levels of learner-learner interaction and has the potential to transform how students learn online. However, many courses offered online focus more on flexibility and independence than on interaction and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Learner Engagement, Cooperative Learning, Virtual Classrooms
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Borup, Jered – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2016
A growing number of adolescents are taking all or most of their courses online. This places a greater responsibility on parents to support and facilitate their students' learning. This case study used teacher surveys and interviews to better understand how teachers perceived and supported parents' attempts to support their online students at a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Participation, High Schools, High School Students
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Borup, Jered; Stevens, Mark A. – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
Despite high growth rates, cyber charter schools experience higher attrition rates than their brick-and-mortar counterparts. Students' reasons for failing an online course are complex and students may require a high level of teacher support to be successful online. Research examining effective teacher engagement has relied heavily on teacher…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, High Schools, Parent Attitudes, Interviews
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Oviatt, Darin R.; Graham, Charles R.; Borup, Jered; Davies, Randall S. – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
Research suggests that collaborative learning designs, which require interaction with teachers and peers, can promote engagement and learning for online courses. Many K-12 students seek supplemental online courses to meet graduation requirements and desire flexibility, which often conflicts with required interactions. This paper asserts that…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Independent Study, Communities of Practice
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Borup, Jered; Stevens, Mark A.; Waters, Lisa Hasler – Online Learning, 2015
As enrollments in cyber charter schools grow, it becomes increasingly important to understand how parents engage in their students' learning. Researchers have hypothesized that parental engagement is even more critical when online students learn from home, but few researchers have examined parents' engagement behavior--especially parents of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, High School Students, Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Freidhoff, Joseph R.; Borup, Jered; Stimson, Rebecca J.; DeBruler, Kristen – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2015
Emerging research suggests that on-site mentors can play an important role in supporting K-12 online learners, yet in practice there is wide variability in what mentoring looks like from program to program. Recently, states like Michigan have expanded online course access programs, accelerating the need for better on-ground support models for…
Descriptors: Mentors, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Public Schools