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Carraher, Joan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
1:1 Laptop initiatives continue to grow throughout Nebraska schools. There are many questions regarding their effectiveness in improving student learning, justifications for expenses, and the process to guide such an initiative. The purpose of this case study was to explore students' perceptions of academic self-efficacy and self-regulation while…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Grade 8
Andersen, Jeffery C. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between general course satisfaction, learner-instructor interaction, and the learner-social media interaction scores of participants. This study used an online survey with 60 questions to gather the participants' demographic data, learner-instructor interaction data, learner-social…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Social Networks, Internet
Belamaric Wilsey, Biljana – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Studies of informal language learning and self-instruction with online materials have recently come into prominence. However, those studies are predominantly focused on more commonly taught languages and there is a gap in the literature on less commonly taught languages (LCTL), precisely the languages that are often studied outside of formal…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Informal Education, Independent Study, Slavic Languages
Moh, Chiou – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Technological innovation in mobile devices has upgraded the potential uses of the devices for living and learning. Mobile learning provides opportunities for mobile users to learn at any time in any location. A certification that confirms computing and Internet technology skills and knowledge provides more opportunities to students in higher…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Certification
Xu Ryan, Qing – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The ability to solve problems in a variety of contexts is becoming increasingly important in our rapidly changing technological society. Problem-solving is a complex process that is important for everyday life and crucial for learning physics. Although there is a great deal of effort to improve student problem solving skills throughout the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Assisted Instruction
Kibiloski, F. Terry. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study examined the relationship between student perceived leadership styles of online university instructors, and the perceived customer satisfaction and retention of online students. Specifically, the four goals of this study were to determine: (a) students' perception of their online instructor's leadership style, (b) if…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, College Students, College Faculty
LaVoy, Lynea D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The emergence of a new digital landscape coupled with the pervasive nature of digital experiences has fundamentally changed both current and future students in colleges and universities across the world. A new generation of learners has entered college armed with an understanding of technology that prepares them to have a greater control over…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Student Attitudes
Bhrommalee, Panu – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Online learning provides learners with more convenient and flexible ways of learning than does a traditional learning environment. Many Thai universities have implemented online learning for their students despite a lack of knowledge and understanding about students' attitudes toward and behavioral intention to using the system. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Online Courses
Kemp, Jeremy William – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This quantitative survey study examines the willingness of online students to adopt an immersive virtual environment as a classroom tool and compares this with their feelings about more traditional learning modes including our ANGEL learning management system and the Elluminate live Web conferencing tool. I surveyed 1,108 graduate students in…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Statistical Analysis
Ibrahim, Abdullah Y. A. A. A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
E-learning plays an important role in higher education, especially with the appearance of web 2.0. The study investigated the effects of using PBWorks, as a free web 2.0 wiki, on students' academic achievement, and students' attitudes toward collaborative learning. The study was designed as an experimental study. There was comparison between two…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
Kuo, Yu-Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Online learning research is largely devoted to comparisons of the learning gains between face-to-face and distance students. While student learning is important, comparatively little is known about student satisfaction when engaged in online learning and what contributes to or promotes student satisfaction. Emerging research suggests there are a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Graduate Students, Education Courses, Distance Education
Fischbach, Kami Jo – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The use of the distance learning courses continues to grow. Previous research focuses on the effectiveness of distance education, typically examining the performance, attitudes, and satisfaction of distance education students and comparing them to those attending traditional classes. High school principals have this information to use when making…
Descriptors: Student Needs, High Schools, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
Armstrong, David – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to describe undergraduate students' experiences and perceptions of online courses based on interviews, observations, and online focus groups. I describe (a) motivational and learner characteristics within online classes, (b) the positive and negative aspects of online courses as experienced by students, (c) what…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
Lee, Zeng-Han – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The current supplementary web based English learning in Taiwan provides online learning resources and gives assessments at the end of each lesson to evaluate learners' online learning results. Based on the testing results, instructors may adjust their in-class instructional method to focus on the students' weaknesses. For the average classroom…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Computer Uses in Education
Oluyomi, Alaba – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The implementation of web-based learning as a platform for distance education is problematic in higher learning institutions (HLI) across Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries. Despite the fact that this instructional concept has been implemented and well accepted in many western countries, research has yet to suggest whether or not HLI…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Foreign Countries
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