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Code, Jillianne; Zap, Nick; Ralph, Rachel – International Journal on E-Learning, 2021
Academic success in any context is dependent upon a student's belief in their ability to succeed. While learning online, a students' self-efficacy is affected by their confidence in their ability to interact within the online environment. With the proliferation of personalized learning and the growth of Massive Open Online Courses, this growing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Online Courses, Self Efficacy, Personality
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Fournier, Hélène; Kop, Rita – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This paper will present current work on various frameworks that are aimed at guiding the research, development, and evaluation efforts around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Initiatives and activities, including current work by the National Research Council (NRC) in the context of Learning and Performance Support Systems and MOOCs, will be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Case Studies, Educational Research
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Haavind, Sarah; Sistek-Chandler, Cynthia – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) differ from other teaching environments in both the potentially "massive" number of participants and the "open" aspect of teaching in a public forum. Early MOOC instructors have of necessity worn many hats: subject matter expert, facilitator, researcher, producer, director, and curator. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Interviews, Case Studies
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Adams, Jean – International Journal on E-Learning, 2013
Although e-learning has improved in quality, reach and learning impact over the past decade, it can be argued that it has not yet lived up to its potential to transform workplace learning. In the drive to increase effectiveness, interest has grown in blended learning, an instructional strategy that combines the use of web-technologies with more…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Comparative Analysis
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Hendricks, Natheem – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
This article contributes to the debate about e-learning as a form of adult education. It is based on the experiences of South African students, describes and analyses group interaction in an intercontinental Masters in Adult Education Programme which uses a computer electronic platform as the primary medium for learning and teaching. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Adult Education, Cooperative Learning
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Gerstein, Jackie – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
Twitter, the micro blogging tool, has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and is expected to continue into the future. Twitter's power, engagement, and popularity lie in its endless networking opportunities. Its potential as a venue for professional growth and development needs to be explored, discussed, and ultimately used as such. A brief…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Lam, Helen; Khare, Anshuman – International Journal on E-Learning, 2010
Online delivery of university-level courses has grown exponentially in the last decade and is increasingly being recognised as a viable and effective alternative to face-to-face classroom teaching. Many scholars have already written about the benefits and best practices of online teaching in general. However, not many studies have paid specific…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Online Courses, Educational Practices, Statistics
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Fillion, Gerard; Limayem, Moez; Laferriere, Therese; Mantha, Robert – International Journal on E-Learning, 2009
For the past two decades, information and communication technologies (ICT) have transformed the ways professors teach and students learn. The purpose of this study is to investigate the points of view of onsite professors (hybrid or blended mode) and of those teaching the same courses on the Internet (online mode). But first, a summary of onsite…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models, Least Squares Statistics, Data Analysis
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Khare, Anshuman; Lam, Helen – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
Published papers on the area of online assessment have mainly focused on instructors' assessment of online discussion forums or computer-assisted testing in a highly structured environment with a narrow focus on multiple choice or true-false types of questions. With the exponential growth of online courses and many educational institutions looking…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Computer Assisted Testing, Student Evaluation, Distance Education
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Groen, Janet; Tworek, Janet; Soos-Gonczol, Maria – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
This article explores the implementation of effective synchronous voice communication sessions within a graduate level university program in education. Through the analysis of data derived from the multiple perspectives of an instructor, graduate student, program administrator and instructional technology support person, challenges and highlights…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Graduate Study
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Zaparyniuk, Nicholas; Montgomerie, Craig – International Journal on E-Learning, 2005
The fundamental ideal that access to education and information as one of our basic human rights must not be neglected in the electronic information age. This ideal however is not being met in the area of postsecondary Web accessibility. This study surveyed 350 postsecondary institutions in Canada to evaluate their level of Web accessibility in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Access to Information, Civil Rights Legislation