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Sara H. Tuiloma; Charles R. Graham – Distance Education, 2024
In this paper, we examine how online teaching assistants (OLTAs) interact with students in terms of affective, behavioral, and cognitive support and the influence of OLTA training on these interactions. Through a thematic network analysis, using a tracking instrument and semi-structured interviews with 10 OLTAs, we examined how online university…
Descriptors: Teaching Assistants, Learner Engagement, Teacher Education, Teaching Experience
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Whitehead, Andrea J.; Beak, Kelly. M.; Russell, Trevor; Ross, Megan H. – Distance Education, 2023
COVID-19 restrictions prompted change to clinical placements for students, including a move to a remote supervision model where students, clinical educators, and patients were geographically remote from each other but connected via videoconferencing technology. A total of seven students and 11 clinical educators from occupational therapy and…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Videoconferencing, COVID-19
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Kipling, Richard P.; Stiles, William A. V.; de Andrade-Lima, Micael; MacKintosh, Neil; Roberts, Meirion W.; Williams, Cate L.; Wootton-Beard, Peter C.; Watson-Jones, Sarah J. – Distance Education, 2023
Online postgraduate courses for professionals often use discussion forums to promote engagement and interaction. Equivalency theorem suggests that student-student interaction may increase satisfaction but is not necessary for achieving desired learning outcomes. Therefore, costs, as well as benefits, should be ascertained. We used data from…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Online Courses, Interaction, Learner Engagement
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Starks, Allison – Distance Education, 2022
Online and distance education strategies offer a path for closing opportunity gaps for students with disabilities because of digital technologies' flexibility and capacity for differentiation, but fully online schooling does always guarantee an inclusive education. The COVID-19-induced shift to remote learning highlighted the need for more insight…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Students with Disabilities, Distance Education
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Lomellini, Amy; Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Snelson, Chareen; Trespalacios, Jesús H. – Distance Education, 2022
Online learning can potentially meet increasingly diverse students' needs in higher education, including disabled students. However, institutions have historically struggled in providing accessible and inclusive online learning. Higher education online learning leaders, those who manage instructional designers, are in a unique position to help…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Accessibility (for Disabled), Inclusion, Online Courses
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Lowenthal, Patrick R. – Distance Education, 2022
Research suggests that video can improve social presence in online courses. Video, though, is not a panacea; rather the success of video use depends in part on how and when it is used. Online instructors are increasingly using video in various ways, but questions remain on which types of videos students value most when it comes to establishing…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Asynchronous Communication, Video Technology, Online Courses
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Mac Domhnaill, Ciarán; Mohan, Gretta; McCoy, Selina – Distance Education, 2021
During the academic year 2019-2020, school buildings worldwide closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, necessitating a rapid shift to distance education. This study assessed the influence of high-speed broadband availability on student engagement with distance learning during this period in Ireland. Employing data from a representative sample…
Descriptors: Internet, Learner Engagement, Attendance, Principals
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Cheon, Jongpil; Lim, Seongmi – Distance Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between motivation profiles and self-regulation in online students and self-regulation as a predictor of affective learning outcomes, depending on students' motivation profiles. A total of 556 online preservice teachers participated in this study at a university in the United States of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Motivation, Profiles, Electronic Learning
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Wood, Anna K.; Symons, Kate; Falisse, Jean-Benoit; Gray, Hazel; Mkony, Albert – Distance Education, 2021
This paper presents findings from a study into the value of lecture captures for online postgraduate courses. There has been little scrutiny of the role of on-campus lecture capture in online courses. We addressed this gap by exploring online distance learning students' perceptions of lecture captures through the lens of the community of inquiry…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Electronic Learning
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Oyarzun, Beth; Martin, Florence; Moore, Robert L. – Distance Education, 2020
This study examined 256 faculty survey responses to determine perceptions of helpfulness of 24 time management strategies grouped into four categories defined by Berge (1995) as managerial, pedagogical, technical, and social. Findings indicate that establishing clear and specific expectations (M = 4.32) was perceived as the most helpful, followed…
Descriptors: Time Management, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Units of Study
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Doo, Min Young; Tang, Ying; Bonk, Curtis J.; Zhu, Meina – Distance Education, 2020
As massive open online courses (MOOCs) proliferate, a better understanding of MOOC instructors is essential. This study examined the motivation as well as the career and professional development of 142 MOOC instructors using a mixed-methods approach entailing an online survey combined with six MOOC instructor interviews. The research findings…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Teacher Motivation, Career Development
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Kotera, Yasuhiro; Cockerill, Vicky; Green, Pauline; Hutchinson, Lucy; Shaw, Paula; Bowskill, Nicholas – Distance Education, 2019
Online learning is crucial to success for higher education institutions. Whilst the existing literature predominantly focused on its economic advantages, we focused on its inclusivity. At an online learning unit of a UK university, the number of students with disabilities (SWD) is three times higher than the national average. Having a degree makes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Students with Disabilities, Electronic Learning
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Alqurashi, Emtinan – Distance Education, 2019
Student satisfaction is used as one of the key elements to evaluate online courses, while perceived learning is considered as an indicator of learning. This study aimed to explore how online learning self-efficacy (OLSE), learner--content interaction (LCI), learner--instructor interaction (LII), and learner--learner interaction (LLI) can predict…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Self Efficacy
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Balboni, Giulia; Perrucci, Vittore; Cacciamani, Stefano; Zumbo, Bruno D. – Distance Education, 2018
Creating a sense of community in online classes contributes to student retention and to their overall satisfaction with the course itself. This study aimed to develop a scale of sense of community of students attending online university courses. A series of ordinal exploratory factor analyses were conducted on data obtained from 839 students…
Descriptors: Likert Scales, Test Construction, Sense of Community, Online Courses
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Kaufmann, Renee; Tatum, Nicholas T. – Distance Education, 2018
Interest in understanding what constitutes effective instruction online continues to grow as more universities adopt mediated formats for teaching. However, engaging students in productive, content-related conversation in online courses remains challenging. Several variables may influence student willingness to talk in online classes--procedural…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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