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Lijia Lin; Shan Li; Xiaoshan Huang; Fu Chen – Distance Education, 2024
The purpose of the study was to examine (a) students' social annotation behaviors and engagement change in an undergraduate course throughout the semester, and (b) which social annotation behaviors impact active engagement time. A total of 91 university students' social annotation behaviors, as well as their active engagement time in readings,…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Documentation, Undergraduate Students, Student Behavior
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Alice Brown; Jill Lawrence; Megan Axelsen; Petrea Redmond; Joanna Turner; Suzanne Maloney; Linda Galligan – Distance Education, 2024
Nudging has been used in a range of fields to shape citizens' behavior and promote public priorities. However, in educational contexts, nudges have only been explored relatively recently, with limited but promising evidence for the role of nudging used to increase engagement in online study, particularly in higher education. This paper reports on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Intervention, Learning Management Systems
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Tang, Hengtao; Dai, Miao; Du, Xu; Hung, Jui-Long; Li, Hao – Distance Education, 2023
Laboratory experience is critical to foster college students' collaborative problem-solving (CPS) abilities, but whether students stay cognitively engaged in CPS tasks during online laboratory sessions remains unknown. This study applied multimodal data analysis to examine college students' (N = 36) cognitive engagement in CPS during their online…
Descriptors: College Students, Learner Engagement, Cognitive Processes, Cooperation
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Goldie, Katherine; Ironside, Rachael; Pirie, Elliot – Distance Education, 2023
This paper examines the experience of students transitioning between online and in-person live event projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing upon longitudinal qualitative data collected over a 3-year period, we explored how students perceived the challenges, their own development, and the pedagogical changes. Events management pedagogy…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Experiential Learning, COVID-19
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Du, Hanxiang; Xing, Wanli – Distance Education, 2023
Online discussion forums are highly valued by instructors due to their affordance for understanding class activities and learning. However, a discussion forum with a great number of posts requires a large amount of time to view, and help requests are easily overlooked. Various machine-learning--based tools have been developed to help instructors…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Discussion Groups, Classification, Identification
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Ahlf, Michael; McNeil, Sara G. – Distance Education, 2023
With the growth of online courses, moderators can play a significant role in engaging and supporting learners in asynchronous online discussions (AODs). However, a synthesis of the research on moderators has not been performed in the 40 years since the term was first used in reference to online learning. We examined 76 studies to determine key…
Descriptors: Facilitators (Individuals), Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Asynchronous Communication
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Michael Glassman; Shantanu Tilak; Min Ju Kang – Distance Education, 2023
This paper discusses operationalization of open educational practices (OEP) using innovative, Internet-influenced pedagogies to expose dangers of post-truth narratives. The first part reviews interpretations of OEP (associated with open-access and tools, collaboration, problem-centered learning, and democratic pedagogy) and explores possibilities…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Practices, Educational Innovation, Internet
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Espasa, A.; Guasch, T.; Mayordomo, R. M.; Martinez-Melo, M. – Distance Education, 2022
Although the literature on feedback processes has identified two approaches to feedback--more transmissive or more dialogical--there is little empirical evidence of how students perceive feedback practices, particularly in online education. Moreover, there is a lack of research addressing previous experience with online feedback (frequency,…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication, Learner Engagement
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Wang, Yang – Distance Education, 2022
The community of inquiry contends that meaningful learning occurs in the interaction among the teaching, social, and cognitive presences. Although studies have validated the close relationships among the three presences, the roles of teaching presence indicators in students' social and cognitive presences need to be further explored. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship
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Gronseth, Susie L.; Bauder, Debra K. – Distance Education, 2022
Collaborative learning can be a worthwhile and valuable part of a student's online course experience, and interpersonal exchanges among members of an online course community often rely on greater intentionality within the design of the learning experience. We present a synergistic framework for strategic design of collaborative learning in the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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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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Trespalacios, Jesús; Snelson, Chareen; Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Uribe-Flórez, Lida; Perkins, Ross – Distance Education, 2021
Community and connectedness are important concepts in online higher education. However, researchers debate how they are defined, operationalized, or enacted in practice. A scoping study was conducted to review the research literature on the extent, range, and nature of research in community and connectedness in online higher education. A total of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kalir, Jeremiah H. – Distance Education, 2020
Collaboration is a conceptually ambiguous aspect of open education. Given inconsistent discussion about collaboration in the open education literature, this article suggests collaboration be defined and studied as a distinct open educational practice. A theoretical stance from the discipline of computer-supported collaborative learning helps…
Descriptors: Open Education, Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Dunlap, Joanna C. – Distance Education, 2020
Researchers have been investigating social presence in online learning for decades. However, despite this continued research, questions remain about the nature and development of social presence. The purpose of this mixed method exploratory case study was to investigate how social presence is established in online discussion forums in an…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Asynchronous Communication, Online Courses, Interpersonal Relationship
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Pleines, Christine – Distance Education, 2020
Online learning environments afford opportunities for participation and equally offer a new perspective on engaging vicariously. Drawing on the concept of vicarious learning and taking account of the roles of input and interaction for language development, this paper reports on an enquiry into students' retrospective use of recorded group…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Online Courses, Blended Learning, Educational Practices
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