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Internet and Higher Education

December 2009 Volume 12, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Online learning: Are subjective perceptions of instructional context related to academic success?

    Anthony R. Artino,

    This study explored the extent to which students' thoughts, feelings, and actions are associated with the nature of an online course and how that course relates to them personally. Following... More

    pp. 117-125

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  2. The tensions of transformation in three cross-institutional wikibook projects

    Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi Miyoung Lee, Nari Kim & Meng-Fen Grace Lin

    Wikis have the potential to change learning environments from traditional knowledge transmission models to knowledge transformative ones where students generate, share, and reshape knowledge. In... More

    pp. 126-135

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  3. Toward deep learning for adult students in online courses

    Fengfeng Ke & Kui Xie

    Adult students have become the new majority in online distance education. Research in online distance education, however, is still predominantly based on the historical perspective of the... More

    pp. 136-145

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  4. Academic motivation and self-regulation: A comparative analysis of undergraduate and graduate students learning online

    Anthony R. Artino & Jason M. Stephens

    To succeed in autonomous online learning environments, it helps to be a highly motivated, self-regulated learner. The present study explored potential differences between undergraduate ( More

    pp. 146-151

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  5. Effective pedagogical practices for online teaching: Perception of experienced instructors

    Craig J. Bailey & Karen A. Card

    Institutions have focused on providing faculty with technological training to enhance their online teaching, but many online instructors would like to learn more effective pedagogical practices.... More

    pp. 152-155

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  6. Unconventional sources as a new convention: The shifting paradigm of undergraduate writing

    Pavlina Radia & Paul Stapleton

    Recent research has remarked upon the widespread use of Internet sources by undergraduate students in support of their written ideas. Results of this research indicate there is a tendency for some ... More

    pp. 156-164

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  7. Supporting active cognitive processing in collaborative groups: The potential of Bloom's taxonomy as a labeling tool

    Martin Valcke, Bram De Wever, Chang Zhu & Craig Deed

    Research in the field of computer supported collaborative learning stresses the need to foster the collaborative process in view of attaining optimal cognitive involvement of all participants, a... More

    pp. 165-172

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  8. Faculty satisfaction in the online environment: An institutional study

    Oksana Wasilik & Doris U. Bolliger

    A study of online faculty satisfaction was conducted at a public research university in the United States. Overall level of online faculty satisfaction at the institution, major concerns and... More

    pp. 173-178

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