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Knapke, Jacqueline; Haynes, Erin; Breen, Julie; Kuhnell, Pierce; Smith, Laura; Meinzen-Derr, Jareen – Online Learning, 2016
In the last two decades, online learning has transformed the field of higher education. Also during this time, institutions of higher education have seen increases in their adult learner populations. The flexibility and accessibility of an online education model is often particularly appealing to adult learners, who bring unique needs,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Epidemiology, Andragogy, Academic Achievement
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Starr-Glass, David – Online Learning, 2015
In online distance learning environments military learners may not stand out or be particularly distinctive from their non-military peers. However, military learners do possess a degree of difference that needs to be recognized. The military can be considered to possess a Janusian culture--two distinctive cultural patterns that emerge in different…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Military Personnel, Distance Education
Buban, Jill – Online Learning Consortium, 2017
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and The Presidents' Forum have released a new study authored and researched by the Online Learning Consortium's Dr. Jill Buban, which sheds light on how adult learning institutions address students who possess alternative credentials and seek to apply these experiences to a degree. This…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Prior Learning, Community Colleges, State Colleges
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Miyazoe, Terumi; Anderson, Terry – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2010
This paper examines the key issues regarding The Interaction Equivalency Theorem posited by Anderson (2003a), which consists of the three interaction elements found in formal education courses among teacher, student, and content. It first examines the core concepts of the theorem and argues that two theses of different dimensions can be…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Blended Learning, Learning Theories, Adult Learning
Barbour, Michael K. – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2010
Two years ago, the then North American Council for Online Learning released the initial "Snapshot State of the Nation: K-12 Online Learning in Canada" report. This study was the first systematic examination of K-12 distance education policies and activities in each of the thirteen Canadian provinces and territories. One year ago, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Educational Policy, Inservice Teacher Education
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Ausburn, Lynna – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2004
This study describes instructional design elements most valued by nontraditional adult learners in hybrid learning environments that combine limited face-to-face contact with online learning and collaboration. It identifies the online course features and instructional goals selected as most important by a sample of 67 adults. It then compares this…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Distance Education, Gender Differences, Learning Strategies