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Raj K. Baral; Laxman Bhatta; Som Nath Ghimire – Distance Education, 2024
This study explored Nepali university teachers' and students' perceptions and experiences of emergency remote teaching (ERT) vis-à-vis its opportunities and challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. Study data were collected via email by employing online questionnaires to higher education teachers and students from 10 colleges under seven…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Vorlícek, Radek; Stašová, Leona; Hogenes, Michel; Janebová, Eva; Pruchová, Zuzana – Distance Education, 2023
This paper attempts to present the challenges and issues of inclusion in distance teaching and learning as experienced by Czech university teachers and students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article offers analytical insights into how the virtual university environment and classrooms were affected by the pandemic crisis. Although several…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Distance Education, College Students, College Faculty
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Francisco Iniesto; Carina Bossu – Distance Education, 2023
Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and open education are key areas in the current development of educational systems internationally. However, little is known about the general perspective of what has been addressed about EDI in open educational contexts to date. To address this gap, this paper presents a systematic literature review of 15…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Diversity, Inclusion, College Faculty
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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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A., Gulinna; Xie, Jingrong; Korkmaz, Nilufer – Distance Education, 2022
The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the contributing factors that influence online instructors' decisions on course design and delivery strategies in higher education institutions. We conducted a principal component analysis with 81 online instructors across the United States of America to validate a conceptual framework that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Web Based Instruction, Decision Making, Teaching Methods
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Stuart, Jaimee; O'Donnell, Alexander W.; Scott, Riley; O'Donnell, Karlee; Lund, Rochelle; Barber, Bonnie – Distance Education, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted widespread transitions to remote teaching and learning in the higher education sector, bringing challenges for both educators and students. This study investigated links between student engagement with distinct types of remote teaching (asynchronous and synchronous) and academic outcomes (grade point average and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Teaching Methods, Distance Education
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Bolliger, Doris U.; Martin, Florence – Distance Education, 2021
Course design influences online student performance and engagement. A total of 222 instructors and instructional designers responded to Martin et al.'s Online Course Design Elements instrument to examine the frequency of use of design elements. Among the five factors in the instrument, the interaction and communication subscale had the lowest mean…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Online Courses, Instructional Design, Educational Objectives
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Wang, Yang; Stein, David; Shen, Shusheng – Distance Education, 2021
Differences in how students and teachers understand online teaching presence play a key role in teaching design. To explore how students and teachers perceive teaching presence, this study surveyed 1,041 students and 18 teachers who participated in an online course at a Chinese university. The analysis found students' perceived teaching presence…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Online Courses
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Lambrev, Veselina S.; Cruz, Bárbara C. – Distance Education, 2021
Although many professional education doctorates have traditionally been offered as blended programs, since spring 2020 there has been an upsurge in online teaching and learning. Using a theoretical lens guided by the community of inquiry framework, this qualitative study examined how a cohort of students (n = 15) in one professional education…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Education, Doctoral Programs, Communities of Practice
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Xie, Jingrong; A, Gulinna; Rice, Mary F. – Distance Education, 2021
During the spring of 2020, institutions of higher education (IHEs) closed their buildings but continued to offer instruction through emergency remote teaching procedures in the United States of America. Although students and teaching faculty received much attention for their mutual under preparedness for remote learning using online tools,…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Role, Emergency Programs, Distance Education
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Jones, Kate; Raynor, Phyllis; Polyakova-Norwood, Vera – Distance Education, 2020
As online programs for nursing education continue to grow, nursing faculty must develop strategies for engaging with and supporting students in this form of distance learning. The concept of caring, which is central to nursing education, overlaps with teaching and social presence concepts from the community of inquiry model in education. After…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Graduate Students, College Faculty
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Cutri, Ramona Maile; Mena, Juanjo – Distance Education, 2020
Online courses are mainstream throughout higher education. This pattern has been accelerated, temporarily or permanently, due to the coronavirus pandemic (Allen & Seaman, 2016; Arum & Stevens, 2020; Garrison, 2011). Tenure-track and contingent faculty's willingness to teach online serves students, but little research critiques the forces…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Readiness, Online Courses, Critical Theory
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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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Becerra-Alonso, David; Lopez-Cobo, Isabel; Gómez-Rey, Pilar; Fernández-Navarro, Francisco; Barbera, Elena – Distance Education, 2020
This article describes the development of an application for the grading and provision of feedback on educational processes. The too, named "EduZinc," enables instructors to go through the complete process of creating and evaluating the activities and materials of a course. The application enables for the simultaneous management of two…
Descriptors: Grading, Feedback (Response), Student Centered Learning, Educational Technology
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Zhu, Meina; Herring, Susan C.; Bonk, Curtis J. – Distance Education, 2019
This case study examined patterns in online communication using computer-mediated discourse analysis to better understand how teaching presence, social presence, and cognitive presence are manifested in an online learning environment. The findings indicate that study participants actively participated in the discussion. The instructor and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Learning, Discussion Groups, Interaction
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