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Grubb, W. Norton – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to college-level work. Based on a three-year study of over…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Basic Skills, Remedial Programs
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Sambrook, Sally; Rowley, Jennifer – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2010
We present findings from a study exploring student and staff perceptions of the use of webnotes, and whether their availability affects attendance at lectures. A questionnaire survey gathered data from 162 undergraduate and masters students and 20 staff. Students and staff agree that webnotes have become an expected supplement to lecture delivery,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Lecture Method, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Popov, Oleg – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Swedish universities frequently offer campus-based education as well as online courses, a system commonly referred to as dual mode. This paper analyses some challenging pedagogical aspects of a master's programme in engineering developed and delivered simultaneously online and on campus. Course evaluations, questionnaires, and interviews with the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Conflict of Interest, Online Courses, Engineering
Beran, Tanya; Violato, Claudio; Kline, Don; Frideres, Jim – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2005
Students, faculty and administrators at a major Canadian university were surveyed to investigate the utility or "consequential validity" of student ratings of instructors. Of the 1,229 (approximately equal number of males and females) students and alumni, about half (52%) indicated that they had never used the ratings, but of those who…
Descriptors: Validity, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty