You are here:

Internet and Higher Education

January 2013 Volume 16, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Comparing a large- and small-scale online language course: An examination of teacher and learner perceptions

    Victoria Russell & Wesley Curtis

    This study explored how class size affects the quality of online language teaching and learning. Administrators and departments often make decisions about class size based on fiscal and budgetary... More

    pp. 1-13

    View Abstract
  2. Online interaction arrangements on quality of online interactions performed by diverse learners across disciplines

    Fengfeng Ke

    This in-situ, causal-comparative study examined the difference in the quality of online discussions performed by learners with diversity in age and ethnicity status within different online... More

    pp. 14-22

    View Abstract
  3. Understanding management students' reflective practice through blogging

    Gihan Osman & Joyce Hwee Ling Koh

    The paper discusses the results of a study on the use of blogging to encourage students to engage in the making of theory–practice linkages and critical thinking within the context of a graduate... More

    pp. 23-31

    View Abstract
  4. Strengthening the research-practice nexus: A special issue as a springboard for building the capacity of teacher education institutions in Asia

    Cher Ping Lim

    This paper demonstrates how the research-practice nexus may be strengthened in higher education by harnessing the conceptual ideas and key findings of a special issue to engage private and public... More

    pp. 32-35

    View Abstract
  5. A structural equation model of predictors of online learning retention

    Youngju Lee & Jaeho Choi

    This study examined the effects of internal academic locus of control (ALOC), learning strategies, flow experience, and student satisfaction on student retention in online learning courses. A total... More

    pp. 36-42

    View Abstract
  6. Scholars and faculty members' lived experiences in online social networks

    George Veletsianos & Royce Kimmons

    Research into faculty members' use of technology and social networking sites has largely focused upon pedagogical practice, at the expense of understanding user experiences with these technologies.... More

    pp. 43-50

    View Abstract
  7. A study of the effects of goal orientation on the reflective ability of electronic portfolio users

    Gary Cheng & Juliana Chau

    This paper explores and discusses the effects of different goal orientations on students' reflective ability as demonstrated in their electronic portfolios (ePortfolios). Primary data was collected... More

    pp. 51-56

    View Abstract
  8. Gender divide and acceptance of collaborative Web 2.0 applications for learning in higher education

    Wen-Hao David Huang, Denice Ward Hood & Sun Joo Yoo

    Situated in the gender digital divide framework, this survey study investigated the role of computer anxiety in influencing female college students' perceptions toward Web 2.0 applications for... More

    pp. 57-65

    View Abstract
  9. Student–student online coaching: Conceptualizing an emerging learning activity

    Stefan Hrastinski & Stefan Stenbom

    The aim of this paper is to describe student–student online coaching, defined as “an online service where a student gets support on a specific subject matter from a more experienced student”.... More

    pp. 66-69

    View Abstract
  10. University students' online academic help seeking: The role of self-regulation and information commitments

    Kun-Hung Cheng, Jyh-Chong Liang & Chin-Chung Tsai

    Students' online academic help seeking (OAHS) can be facilitated by the aid of technology, but improvement in OAHS may also involve personal variables such as self-regulated learning (SRL), and ... More

    pp. 70-77

    View Abstract
  11. From ‘hello’ to higher-order thinking: The effect of coaching and feedback on online chats

    David S. Stein, Constance E. Wanstreet, Paula Slagle, Lynn A. Trinko & Michelle Lutz

    This exploratory study examined the effect of a coaching and feedback intervention in teaching presence and social presence on higher-order thinking in an online community of inquiry. Coaching... More

    pp. 78-84

    View Abstract