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Internet and Higher Education

2007 Volume 10, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. A comparison of student evaluations of teaching between online and face-to-face courses

    Henry F. Kelly, Michael K. Ponton & Alfred P. Rovai

    The literature contains indications of a bias in student evaluations of teaching (SET) against online instruction compared to face-to-face instruction. The present case study consists of content... More

    pp. 89-101

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  2. Creating shared understanding through chats in a community of inquiry

    David S. Stein, Constance E. Wanstreet, Hilda R. Glazer, Cheryl L. Engle, Ruth A. Harris, Susan M. Johnston, Mona R. Simons & Lynn A. Trinko

    This study investigated the process by which shared understanding develops in a chat learning space. It used a practical inquiry model to assess the development of cognitive presence. The study... More

    pp. 103-115

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  3. Exploring burnout among university online instructors: An initial investigation

    R. Lance Hogan & Mark A. McKnight

    Burnout has been identified as a significant issue among those in instructional positions. The purpose of the present research was to identify and describe the status of burnout among higher... More

    pp. 117-124

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  4. Interaction, facilitation, and deep learning in cross-cultural chat: A case study

    Gihan Osman & Susan C. Herring

    This case study evaluates the potential of synchronous chat for deep learning in the context of a distance education program between two universities in different cultural contexts, with a focus on... More

    pp. 125-141

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  5. College students, the GI Bill, and the proliferation of online learning: A history of learning and contemporary challenges

    Andrew J. McMurray

    Recent developments in areas of online education and the modernization of the GI Bill of Rights in the form of the Montgomery GI Bill have served to enact an unparalleled era in the history of... More

    pp. 143-150

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