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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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Lazinski, Melissa J. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This article describes a 1-credit hour laboratory course focused on psychomotor and affective objectives of performing surface palpation. It was part of the first-year curriculum of the Nova Southeastern University Hybrid Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (HDPT). The course was converted to hybrid from an existing traditional course that met…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Physical Therapy, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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McKenna, Kelly – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to determine what characteristics of affinity spaces are found in distance higher education. Affinity spaces have been established as successful learning environments, but as of yet, have not been established in distance higher education. Faculty and students from 3 cohorts of a distance educational…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Higher Education, Distance Education, Educational Environment
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Rennar-Potacco, Donna; Orellana, Anymir; Salazar, Andres – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The low retention rates of students in science technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and STEM-related majors threaten the ability of the United States to maintain its prominence in science and technology and meet economic demand (Executive Office of the President, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 2012). One…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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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Watts, Lynette – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2016
Distance learning is commonplace in higher education, with increasing numbers of students enjoying the flexibility e-learning provides. Keeping students connected with peers and instructors has been a challenge with e-learning, but as technology has advanced, the methods by which educators keep students engaged, synchronously and asynchronously,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Asynchronous Communication, Synchronous Communication, Literature Reviews
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Lim, Janine; Hall, Barbara M. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
Rigorous interaction between peers has been an elusive goal in online asynchronous discussions. Intersubjectivity, the goal of peer-to-peer interaction, is a representation of a higher quality of synthesis. It is the representation of knowledge construction achieved through a synergistic progression from individual contributions to sequences of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Content Analysis, Peer Relationship
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Torres Kompen, Ricardo; Monguet, Josep Ma.; Brigos, Miguel – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
There are several definitions for the term "personal learning environment" (PLE); in this article, PLE refers to a group of web technologies, with various degrees of integration and interaction, that helps users and learners manage the flow of information that relates to the learning process, the creation of knowledge, and the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Online Systems, Electronic Learning
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Nygard, Shanda; Day, Micah; Fricke, Gretchen; Knowlton, Dave S. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2014
This article examines Twitter as an innovation to enhance student learning within an online graduate-level course. Specifically, this article includes 3 narratives from students who were charged with using Twitter as a medium for sharing photographs and accompanying analysis. Within each narrative, students' experiences and opinions are…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Graduate Students, Educational Innovation
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Foronda, Cynthia; Lippincott, Christine – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of nurse education certificate students who used interactive, synchronous videoconferencing via Collaborate within online courses. Videoconferencing has grown to include various solutions. Current research regarding use of videoconferencing in master's level nurse education is limited. A…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Nursing Students, Synchronous Communication, Videoconferencing
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Hirumi, Atsusi – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2013
Advances in technology offer a vast array of opportunities for facilitating elearning. However, difficulties may arise if elearning research and design, including the use of emerging technologies, are based primarily on past practices, fads, or political agendas. This article describes refinements made to a framework for designing and sequencing…
Descriptors: Interaction, Electronic Learning, Design Preferences, Curriculum Design
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Paul, Jomon Aliyas; Cochran, Justin Daniel – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2013
Online education is becoming increasingly popular among both traditional and nontraditional students. Students gravitate to the flexibility of online courses, which allows them to work around jobs, family, and other responsibilities. While online program growth continues, these programs present several new challenges to educational institutions…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Crawford-Ferre, Heather Glynn; Wiest, Lynda R. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2012
Online education has emerged as an effective and increasingly common alternative to face-to-face instruction in postsecondary education. This article is a summary of effective practices in online instructional methods, including course design, interaction among course participants, and instructor preparation and support.
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Morrison, Jennifer R.; Watson, Ginger S.; Morrison, Gary R. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2012
Interaction is a critical component of distance education and involves the transfer of information between the learner and content, learner and learner, or learner and instructor (Moore, 1989). Current distance education literature has examined the role of interaction, specifically learner-learner interaction, in learning and discussion design to…
Descriptors: Interaction, Content Analysis, Distance Education, Critical Thinking
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