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Teclehaimanot, Berhane; You, Jiyu; Franz, Diana R.; Xiao, Mingli; Hochberg, Sue Ann – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine which remote testing systems, all designed to ensure academic integrity, offer a realistic and secure approach to online examinations and best fulfill the needs for faculty and students. This study explored the use of 3 testing tools to determine whether there are differences in test scores and student…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Online Courses, Integrity, Scores
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Bickle, Marianne C.; Rucker, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine student-to-student interactions in an asynchronous online undergraduate course in higher education. Respondents (N = 228) were students enrolled in an undergraduate course taught by one of the authors. Regression analyses were conducted to measure students' (a) perceived ability to learn, (b) feeling of a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Peer Relationship, Asynchronous Communication
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Alharbi, Hawazen; Jacobsen, Michele – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
This article reports on findings from a design-based research investigation into the analysis, design, and evaluation of online faculty development in graduate supervision. The design elements determined to be relevant and necessary for the development of this innovative online faculty development experience are described. The process and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Supervisors
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Armstrong, Ann; Gale, Albert J. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
Online learning continues to grow at unprecedented rates. However, despite this unprecedented growth, there is little research on model formation and model validation for online learning. Two research-based models were created: eSUCCESS and R2D2/C3PO to help project managers, instructional designers, and developers design and implement online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Models, Validity
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Matsuda, Yui; Azaiza, Khitam; Salani, Deborah – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The flipped classroom approach is an innovative teaching method to promote students' active learning. It has been used in nursing education and has showed positive results. The purpose of this article is to describe the process of developing a flipped classroom approach for an undergraduate evidence-based nursing practice course and discuss…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Active Learning
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Karatas, Serçin; Yilmaz, Ayse Bagriacik; Dikmen, Cemal Hakan; Ermis, Ugur Ferhat; Gürbüz, Onur – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The aim of this study is to determine the trend concerning interaction in distance education between the years 2011 and 2015. According to this aim, 544 articles in the databases of EBSCO, Scopus, and Web of Science were examined. The examination has been conducted on the basis of various variables including year, country, number of authors,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Trend Analysis, Interaction, Qualitative Research
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Lim, Janine; Hall, Barbara M.; Jeong, Allan C.; Freed, Shirley – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This study explores the combination of course structure, prompt type, and characteristics of discussion posts and their relationships with intersubjectivity. A content analysis measured the intersubjectivity of peer responses by analyzing the interaction analysis model (IAM) phase of each post and comparing with the IAM phase of the previous post.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Content Analysis, Comparative Analysis, Statistical Analysis
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Dobbs, Rhonda R.; Waid-Lindberg, Courtney A.; del Carmen, Alejandro – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
While online learning is nothing new, research regarding student perceptions of online courses is limited and has generally focused on those who have taken online courses. Data were collected from 180 students taking criminal justice courses on campus at a large 4-year university in the Southwest and 100 students taking criminal justice courses in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Law Enforcement, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Calhoun, Daniel W.; Green, Lucy Santos; Burke, Panne – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
Online learning, an essential component of the higher education landscape on a global scale, has become a lucrative operation for colleges and universities. Enrollment in online programs continues to outpace enrollment in higher education overall, particularly in the North American market. Even so, there is little evidence that graduates of North…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Mixed Methods Research, Student Personnel Workers
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Martin, Florence; Polly, Drew; Jokiaho, Annika; May, Birgit – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The quality of online courses offered has been a topic of discussion in the recent years, and efforts have been taken to establish standards for developing online courses. In this study, the authors review 12 online learning standard documents and examine the standards included in each of these documents. The largest number of standards were in…
Descriptors: Standards, Online Courses, Distance Education, Instructional Design
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Sanga, Mapopa William – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This study investigated the process through which 100 online courses were developed in compliance with a purpose-made rubric designed to bring the courses to a level that would meet requirements of membership in a state authorization reciprocity agreement. The study identified and analyzed common design and pedagogical issues instructors…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Curriculum Design, Fidelity, Scoring Rubrics
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Beck, Dennis; Maranto, Robert; Tuchman, Sivan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
Research suggests that homework has moderately positive impacts on student learning in brick-and-mortar schools (Marzano & Pickering, 2007), but no prior research has explored such relationships in cyber schools. We surveyed parents (n = 232) and students (n = 269) at an American cyber school, and collected student achievement data. For…
Descriptors: Homework, Parent Surveys, Academic Achievement, Parent Attitudes
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Olson, Joel D.; Appunn, Frank D. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The technology adoption process model (TAPM) is applied to a new synchronous conference technology with 27 asynchronous courses involving 520 participants and 17 instructors. The TAPM resulted from a qualitative study reviewing webcam conference technology adoption. The TAPM is now tested using self-efficacy as the dependent variable. The…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Self Efficacy, Qualitative Research, Videoconferencing
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Fenty, Nicole S.; Allio, Andrea – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
Distance learning has been used as one method to increase access for students who have otherwise been underrepresented in college preparatory courses like Advanced Placement (AP). This study evaluated the impact of a statewide Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) program on access to AP courses for students from underrepresented populations. Survey…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Student Diversity, Advanced Placement Programs
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Alshmari, Ayshah – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This article provides an overview of the role of distance learning within Saudi Arabia by first briefly introducing the country itself, a general overview of the traditional education system currently in use within the country, and then an examination of the status of distance education in Saudi higher educational settings. Insight into how…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Females, Barriers
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