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Intention, Transition, Retention: Examining High School Distance E-Learners’ Participation in Post-Secondary Education
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 21–32
Studies of student transition to post-secondary education have not examined the transition experiences of students who complete on-line courses as part of their high school curriculum. To address this area of deficit in on-line learning research, in ...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 83–88
The relative ubiquity of computer access and the rapid development of information and communication technology have profoundly impacted teaching and learning at a distance. Relatively little is currently known about the characteristics of those...
Alberta Journal of Educational Research Vol. 59, No. 3 (2013) pp. 462–486
Distance learners are typically excluded from discussions of student mobility. This paper explores distance student choices and experiences, drawing on a study that included students who enrolled in distance education courses at a university outside ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (2010) pp. 161–173
While web-based courses have had a growing presence in Canadian secondary schools since the mid-1990s, there has been very little study of the transition of high school distance e learners to further study at the post-secondary level. To address...
Student Perceptions and Preferences for Tertiary Online Courses: Does Prior High School Distance Learning Make a Difference?
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (2012) pp. 34–49
University students who had completed at least one distance education course were surveyed during their first and fourth year of postsecondary studies. When controlled for those who had previous distance education experience in high school, it was...
The Impact of High School Distance e-Learning Experience on Rural Students' University Achievement and Persistence
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009)
The rapid growth of information technologies has influenced the way in which education is delivered and experienced. Little is currently known about the impact of distance education experience at the secondary level of the educational system on...