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Richardson, Jayson W.; Lingat, John Eric M.; Hollis, Ericka; Pritchard, Mikah – Online Learning, 2020
This article presents results from a study of a year-long, teaching and learning center-directed, professional development initiative that focused on both the technology and the pedagogical supports for online and blended course delivery at a research university. The purpose of this mixed methods study was two-fold. The first purpose was to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Slater, Duncan Royd; Davies, Richard – Online Learning, 2020
Creating engaging online resources is an important part of the rapidly changing discipline of e-tutoring. There is increasing use of a wide range of media for online training but only a limited number of studies assessing their effectiveness. This study involved an educator working collegiately with cohorts of online students studying a specialist…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internet, Graduate Students, Online Courses
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Holzweiss, Peggy C.; Walker, Daniel W.; Chisum, Ruth; Sosebee, Thomas – Online Learning, 2020
While institutions have crisis management plans, they are often focused on face-to-face students and the physical campus. In this case study, researchers investigated the crisis response for online students at one institution after Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston, Texas area in the fall of 2017. While face-to-face students were not severely…
Descriptors: Crisis Management, Online Courses, Weather, College Students
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Senel Tekin, Perihan; Ilgaz, Hale; Afacan Adanir, Gülgün; Yildirim, Denizer; Gülbahar, Yasemin – Online Learning, 2020
Since e-learning has become popular in recent years, research studies have been conducted about which instructional methods are the most effective in online learning environments. The purpose of this study is to investigate one promising method by applying the flipped classroom model to a Medical Terminology Course. This course was provided fully…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Medicine
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Olesova, Larisa; Campbell, Susan – Online Learning, 2019
The "2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology" conducted by Insider Higher Ed reported on the low percentage of partnerships between university faculty and instructional designers in online course development. Experts were unsurprised because instructional designers (IDs) are underutilized, and their role in higher education is…
Descriptors: Mentors, Models, College Faculty, Instructional Design
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Kumar, Swapna; Martin, Florence; Budhrani, Kiran; Ritzhaupt, Albert – Online Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore award-winning instructors' insights on elements of their course design that were award-winning and the differences between expert and novice online instructors. Interviews were conducted with eight award-winning online faculty members from across the United States who had received online teaching awards…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Recognition, Teaching Methods, Awards
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Zhu, Meina; Bonk, Curtis J. – Online Learning, 2019
This study investigated the design and delivery of MOOCs to facilitate student self-monitoring for self-directed learning (SDL) using mixed methods. The data sources of this study included an online survey with 198 complete respondents, semistructured interviews with 22 MOOC instructors, and document analysis of 22 MOOCs. Study results indicated…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Self Management, Teacher Attitudes
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Stark, Emily – Online Learning, 2019
The goal of this paper is to compare the motivations and learning strategies of online and face-to-face students, utilizing the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (Pintrich et al., 1993). Prior research (Crede & Phillips, 2011) suggests that motivation variables play a larger role in predicting student success in online courses…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learning Strategies, Online Courses, Questionnaires
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Magruder, Olysha; Arnold, Daniel A.; Moore, Shaun; Edwards, Mel – Online Learning, 2019
Instructional design positions in higher education require greater depth and breadth of knowledge, skill, and general competencies than the qualifications found in typical job descriptions and published industry competency sets (e.g., ibstpi). The eDesign Collaborative Research Team, a part of the University Professional Continuing Education…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Competence, Higher Education, Faculty Development
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Alward, Erin; Phelps, Yvonne – Online Learning, 2019
Universities are increasingly leveraging virtual teams into their organizational structure and strategic framework for many functions including academic administration and faculty leadership. One benefit of a virtual workforce is the ability to hire the most qualified individuals regardless of where they are physically located. As the virtual…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Computer Mediated Communication, Administrator Attitudes, Leadership Effectiveness
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Bedford, Laurie – Online Learning, 2019
The Professional Learning Community (PLC) has been used in higher education to provide a platform for faculty members to discuss challenges and build professional skills. While the virtual PLC (VPLC) is becoming a more acceptable delivery mechanism for faculty professional development, successful practices for designing these learning environments…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Social Media, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Berry, Sharla – Online Learning, 2019
A sense of community is central to student engagement and satisfaction. However, many students struggle with developing connections in online programs. Drawing on interviews with 13 instructors, this paper explores the strategies that they use to help students develop a sense of community in synchronous virtual classrooms. Four strategies for…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Sense of Community, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs
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Andrews Graham, D'Nita – Online Learning, 2019
Technology and distance education are on the rise in community colleges, four-year institutions, Ivy League colleges, research institutions, and technical colleges. One of the most significant phenomena occurring in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) today is distance education. Academic leaders can better implement professional…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Electronic Learning, Conventional Instruction, Black Colleges
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Singleton, Korey; Evmenova, Anya; Jerome, Marci Kinas; Clark, Kevin – Online Learning, 2019
This qualitative case study design examined the perspectives that instructional designers at a four-year research institution in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States have about integrating UDL strategies into the online course development process. The participants were six individuals involved in the online course development process: four…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Access to Education, Instructional Design, Research Universities
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Francis, Kimberly; Salter, Jodie; Costanzo, Lucia; Desmarais, Serge; Troop, Meagan; Parahoo, Rosheeka – Online Learning, 2019
This study examined whether writing skills could be taught to post-secondary students via online learning modules and what student perceptions of such a learning process were like. A pilot study of the modules--called "Scribe Hero"--was conducted in the Fall of 2017. Statistical analysis of quantitative data reveals an improvement in…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Skill Development
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