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Jongile, Sonwabo – International Journal on E-Learning, 2022
The identification of predictor variables for students at-risk of dropping out of university has received increased attention in higher education settings internationally concerning the context of origin in which they are developed and the different academic context in which they are introduced, often lacking schema-theoretic perspectives to offer…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, At Risk Students, Potential Dropouts, College Students
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Schad, Michael L.; Greene, Moe Debbagh; Jones, Monty – International Journal on E-Learning, 2021
Several theoretical and conceptual frameworks have been developed to guide research that aims to examine the application and use of technology in education. These frameworks facilitate the process of generating knowledge in the evolving field of educational technology. However, research indicates that the study of educational technology is…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Theories, Models
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Liu, Min; Pan, Zilong; Li, Chenglu; Han, Songhee; Shi, Yi; Pan, Xin – International Journal on E-Learning, 2021
There has been an increasing interest in learning analytics (LA) research especially in higher education (HE) in recent years. In this study, we conducted a systematic focused review of research, from 2016 to present, on using analytics in HE (specifically system- or user-generated data) to understand in what way such analytics has been…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Educational Research, Higher Education, Data Collection
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Valai, Asimoula; Schmidt-Crawford, Denise A.; Moore, Kenneth J. – International Journal on E-Learning, 2019
This article identifies the quality themes of distance learning that arose from the learners' perspective as reflected in the literature. The paper reviews literature through the four themes of 1) Course design, 2) Interaction, 3) Learner support and 4) Technology Use. Key quality indicators in distance learning that appear repeatedly in research…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Distance Education, Educational Indicators, Curriculum Design
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Deng, Liping – International Journal on E-Learning, 2018
Accompanying the rise of Web 2.0 technologies in the past decade is the growing interest in applying the tools in supporting student learning through participation. This paper reports on a systematic review of empirical studies on educational use of wiki, a popular Web 2.0 tools, in the higher education context. In particular, it focuses on how…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Writing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Editing
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Asadzandi, Shadi; Rakhshani, Tayebeh; Mohammadi, Aeen – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
Background: Topic of e-learning and virtual university in recent years is one of the important applications of information and communication technology in the world and most famous universities in the field of education development have done important steps. For as much as the importance of learning and development in every community, and to keep…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
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McGee, Patricia; Valdes, Erin; Bullis, Danica – International Journal on E-Learning, 2016
While online course offerings have steadily risen over the last decade and it is estimated that 32% of college students have taken an online course (Allen & Seaman, 2013), the process of preparing students for blended and online courses has varied and is inconsistent across institutions. Attrition rates for online courses have been…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, College Students
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Chipere, Ngoni – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
The objectives of the study were to identify best practices in online doctoral programming and to synthesise these practices into a framework for developing online doctoral programmes. The field of online doctoral studies is nascent and presents challenges for conventional forms of literature review. The literature was therefore reviewed using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Best Practices, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Liu, Min; Kalk, Debby; Kinney, Lance; Orr, Gregg – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
This paper is a review of literature on Web 2.0 uses in higher education from 2007-2009. The goals of this review were (1) to identify what Web 2.0 technologies were used in college level instruction, and (2) to examine any research evidence that Web 2.0 technologies could enhance teaching and learning. Conference proceedings from 2007 to 2009…
Descriptors: Evidence, Conferences (Gatherings), Higher Education, Web Sites
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Shivetts, Courtney – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
Many colleges and universities are now investing in more e-learning and blended learning courses. For a course to be worth the investment the institution must first recognize the most important factors to consider while developing the course. Of all the factors considered while developing a course the student must be considered as the most…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Literature
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Calandra, Brendan; Barron, Ann E.; Thompson-Sellers, Ingrid – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
Decisions related to the implementation of audio in e-learning are perplexing for many instructional designers, and deciphering theory and principles related to audio use can be difficult for practitioners. Yet, as bandwidth on the Internet increases, digital audio is becoming more common in online courses. This article provides a review of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Internet, Courseware, Multimedia Instruction
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Hogarth, Karah; Dawson, Drew – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
This article explores the applicability of interdisciplinary research on the implementation of technological innovations to the field of e-learning research. Arguing that there are important ways in which e-learning systems can be treated as "technological innovations," this article presents a review of several key theoretical and research design…
Descriptors: Research Design, Educational Technology, Instructional Innovation, Technology Integration
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Wang, Yu-Mei – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
This study investigated university student information literacy skills benchmarked by the Association of College and Research Libraries: (a) determine the extent of information needed, (b) access the needed information effectively and efficiently, (c) evaluate information and its sources critically, (d) understand the economic, legal, and social…
Descriptors: Internet, Urban Universities, Research Libraries, Information Skills
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Wang, Qi – International Journal on E-Learning, 2006
Educators have long sought to define quality in education. With the proliferation of distance education and online learning powered by the Internet, the tasks required to assess the quality of online programs become even more challenging. To assist educators and institutions in search of quality assurance methods to continuously improve their…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, Quality Control, Distance Education
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Yakushkina, Tatiana – International Journal on E-Learning, 2004
In the year 2002, the federal experiment on creating and developing the system of distance education in Russia came to its end. This fact provokes the author to analyze the first outcomes of the beginning era of computer-based-learning in this country. The paper aims to review the development of distance education in the context of past and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Distance Education, Educational Technology