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Piña, Anthony A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
In this article, a popular model for organizational development is utilized as a framework for assessing the organizational readiness and capacity of educational institutions whose leaders wish to establish or expand their online/distance education programs. Examples of institutionalization factors to consider and alternative models for assessing…
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Online Courses, Readiness, Institutional Characteristics
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Selhorst, Adam L.; Bao, Mingzhen; Williams, Lorraine; Klein, Eric – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
Classroom discussion boards are a vital part of the online educational experience, providing a venue for peer to peer and student to faculty interactions. However, institutional feedback from students at a large open enrollment university has shown that excess focus on online discussions may lead to fatigue, resulting in lower student…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Computer Mediated Communication, Adult Students, Feedback (Response)
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Bates, Rodger; LaBrecque, Bryan; Fortner, Emily – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The challenge of teaching online increases as the number of sections or courses increase in a semester. The tactics and techniques which enrich online instruction in the tradition of quality matters can be modified and adapted to the demands of multiple instructional needs during a semester. This paper addresses time management and instructional…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Time Management
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Angolia, Mark G.; Pagliari, Leslie R. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Distance education (DE) is entering its fourth generation, requiring universities to consider how to sustain this continually evolving delivery method. Competition from for-profit entities, open-source depositories, and an increasing number of non-profit universities has created a competitive marketplace for academia to navigate. Rather than…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Sustainability, Program Development, College Instruction
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Rich, Telvis M. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The extrinsic factors that influence the workplace experiences of 27 adjuncts teaching online were explored. In this qualitative research study, the adjuncts' lived experiences were examined through in-depth interviews. The results indicated three emergent factors which influenced the participants' workplace experiences, and the alternative…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Interviews, Work Environment
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Acolatse, Tanae Wolo – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The discussion board is a tool used in online teaching that allows students to share ideas and facilitate learning. Research suggests that while the discussion board has been an enlightening experience for online students, there is concern that the online classroom has become stagnant and in some cases boring and ineffective. This paper proposes…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Ahlstrom, Christopher – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Online programming has expanded greatly within higher education and much attention has been spent on public two year colleges (more commonly known as community colleges) and both private and public four year institutions. This research seeks to expand understanding of the small market of private not-for-profit two year colleges within the United…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, Nonprofit Organizations, Online Courses, Community Colleges
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Chiyaka, Edward T.; Sithole, Alec; Manyanga, Fidelis; McCarthy, Peter; Bucklein, Brian K. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Online course delivery continues to grow as a viable means of providing increased educational access to more students, but low student retention rates remain a major challenge. In this study, key institutional characteristics that influence student retention in postsecondary education are analyzed. These are student-faculty ratio, graduation rate,…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, School Holding Power, Postsecondary Education, Electronic Learning
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Voelkel, Robert H.; Johnson, Christie W.; Gilbert, Kristen A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The purpose of this article is to present how one university incorporates immersive simulations through platforms which employ avatars to enhance graduate student understanding and learning in educational leadership programs. While using simulations and immersive virtual environments continues to grow, the literature suggests limited evidence of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Instructional Leadership, Computer Simulation
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Kane, Robert Todd; Shaw, Melanie; Pang, Sangho; Salley, Witt; Snider, J. Blake – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
With the ever-increasing availability of online education opportunities, understanding the factors that influence online student satisfaction and success is vital to enable administrators to engage and retain this important stakeholder group. The purpose of this ex-post-facto, nonexperimental quantitative study was to investigate the impact of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Student Satisfaction, Electronic Learning, Teaching Methods
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Lamson, Nina; Babb, David; Schmidt, Robert – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The University of North Georgia utilizes the internal Quality Matters (QM) process to review all their online courses. As our online course offerings have increased, the need to devise a system to track the QM process, ensure timely reviews, and begin recertification of previously reviewed courses was necessary. As a result, several reports have…
Descriptors: Universities, Online Courses, Course Evaluation, Educational Quality
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Schultz, Adam; Zimmerman, Kay – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Many Universities are missing an opportunity to focus student recruitment marketing efforts and budget at the program level, which can offer lower priced advertising opportunities with higher conversion rates than traditional University level marketing initiatives. At NC State University, we have begun to deploy a scalable, low-cost, program level…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Student Recruitment, Cost Effectiveness, Advertising
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Vu, Phu; Fredrickson, Scott; Meyer, Richard – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
With a dearth of research on human-robot interaction in education and relatively high non-completion rates of online students, this study was conducted to determine the feasibility of using a virtual assistant (VA) to respond to questions and concerns of students and provide 24/7 online course content support. During a 16 week-long academic…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Robotics, Online Courses, Feasibility Studies
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Starcher, Keith; Mandernach, B. Jean – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
Institutions must understand the unique characteristics and motivations of adjunct faculty teaching online to more effectively support a diverse faculty population. The current study examines faculty characteristics and motivations to explore differences in the types of adjunct faculty teaching at non-profit or for-profit institutions. A survey of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Faculty, Teacher Characteristics
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Grover, Kenda S.; Walters, Shelly; Turner, Ronna C. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
As online learning is becoming more deeply entrenched in higher education, many institutions are designing professional development activities aimed at helping faculty improve their online teaching. The focus of this descriptive study was on identifying the preferences faculty who teach online have regarding how they want to learn about new…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Preferences, Online Courses
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