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Sweeney, Thomas P.; Gray, Joey – American Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Changing education philosophies and technological advancement have altered the way educational content can be delivered to students. One format growing in popularity is virtual institutions which allow students to complete their secondary education completely online. While the format has been in existence for two decades, little information has…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Activities, Distance Education, Computer Simulation
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Delacruz, Elizabeth M. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2009
This paper is intended as a broad, conceptual and theoretical treatise on the aims of teaching art in the age of global digital media. To contextualize a set of general recommendations for art education technology pedagogy, I first provide an overview of the meteoric rise of on-line social networks, and consider questions about the nature and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Social Networks, Internet
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Maloney, Wendi A. – Academe, 1999
Online education programs are in their infancy at traditional colleges and universities, although much of the growth in this area is within these institutions. The nontraditional students they serve are satisfied and, despite qualms about cheating and intellectual property, so are most professors who teach online. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education
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Fiore, Ann Marie; Jin, Hyun-Jeong – Internet Research, 2003
Measured the effect of exposure to an image interactivity function from an apparel retailer's Web site on approach responses towards the retailer. Dependent variables included attitude towards the online store, willingness to purchase, probability of spending more time than planned shopping, and likelihood of patronizing the online retailer's…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Fashion Industry, Purchasing
Canzian, Eileen – Abell Foundation, 2010
This report highlights the ongoing discussions between the believers of "online learning" vs. the "not enough proven research" for K-8 cyber schooling. Discussing successful processes and operations in states around the country, the author focuses on Maryland and, in particular, Baltimore schools, and reports that very little…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Public Schools
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Carpenter, Dick; Kafer, Krista; Reeser, Kelly; Shafer, Sheryl – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This article examines K-12 online student and school performance across an entire state (Colorado) in the United States through two comparisons. First, state assessment scores of students in online schools are compared to those in traditional brick and mortar schools. Second, the accountability scores of online schools are compared to those of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Scores, Online Courses
Eisenbach, Brooke; Greathouse, Paula – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020
Today's secondary virtual teachers are tasked with designing and implementing effective literacy instructional approaches for adolescent online learners. Neglecting to consider the magnitude of possessing literacy skills needed in today's world and not teaching literacy effectively may lead to challenges for students in school and beyond. For most…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Literacy Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Parnia, Alex – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The opening of brick-and-mortar colleges and universities in fall 2020 will present a challenge due to the absence of a vaccine for COVID-19. With the reality of COVID-19 in mind, can we imagine clustering students, faculty and staff in residence halls, small classrooms, lecture halls and offices in fall 2020? What if COVID-19 flares up on…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Public Health, Crisis Management, School Closing
Do, Truman – Online Submission, 2008
Background: Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) has increased the offering of online courses for its students. The drive toward online instruction has been championed by school management, but feedback from faculty and students has not been measured. Purpose: To investigate the influence of Rogers' five attributes of innovation diffusion on the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Statistical Surveys, Innovation
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Berry, Gregory R.; Hughes, Heidi – American Journal of Distance Education, 2020
This paper examines the online learning experience as related to work-life balance from the student's perspective. Four open-ended discussion questions were asked of 302 students in sixteen graduate business courses, over a three-year period. Two hundred and ten students voluntarily responded with their observations and perceptions of their…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Family Work Relationship, Online Courses, Student Attitudes
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Richardson, Jayson W.; Beck, Dennis; LaFrance, Jason; McLeod, Scott – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
As cyberschooling options expand, it is vital that we understand the nuances of these particular learning opportunities. Because little research exists on leaders of K-12 cyberschools, this exploratory case study had two purposes. We first examined how 18 cyberschool leaders in the United States obtained their position. Second, we explored the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational History, Administrator Attitudes
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Baumer, Benjamin S.; Bray, Andrew P.; Çetinkaya-Rundel, Mine; Hardin, Johanna S. – Journal of Statistics Education, 2020
We designed a sequence of courses for the DataCamp online learning platform that approximates the content of a typical introductory statistics course. We discuss the design and implementation of these courses and illustrate how they can be successfully integrated into a brick-and-mortar class. We reflect on the process of creating content for…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Statistics, Introductory Courses, Teaching Methods
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Lin, Chin-Hsi; Kwon, Jemma Bae; Zhang, Yining – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2019
In the traditional brick-and-mortar classroom, small classes are generally perceived as desirable, but the benefits associated with particular class sizes in online education have not yet received much scholarly attention. Using a dataset of 10,648 enrollment records generated during the 2013-2014 school year at a state virtual school in the…
Descriptors: Class Size, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Virtual Classrooms
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Gustafson, David C.; Haque, MD – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2020
Virtual schools are one of the fastest growing educational options for students in the United States. In spite of the increase in virtual program options and enrollment, limited research has been conducted on how virtual school principals lead their organizations. This qualitative case study explores the challenges facing virtual school principals…
Descriptors: Principals, Virtual Schools, Leadership, Public Schools
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Potts, Jessica Alison; Potts, Skip – Gifted Child Today, 2017
Virtual classrooms, which have grown at an unprecedented rate in recent years, represent a unique opportunity for gifted students who do not have appropriate educational options in their brick-and-mortar schools. Students who are engaged in online learning have access to flexible, high quality curricula and can be grouped with their intellectual…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Academically Gifted, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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