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Internet and Higher Education

October 2015 Volume 27, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Self-regulated learning strategies & academic achievement in online higher education learning environments: A systematic review

    J. Broadbent & W.L. Poon

    As enrolments in online courses continue to increase, there is a need to understand how students can best apply self-regulated learning strategies to achieve academic success within the online... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Faculty and Facebook friending: Instructor–student online social communication from the professor's perspective

    Susan H. Sarapin, Troy University, United States; Pamela L. Morris, University of Wisconsin—La Crosse, United States

    U.S. college faculty with Facebook profiles ( More

    pp. 14-23

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  3. The choice of reduced seat time in a blended course

    Carlos J. Asarta & James R. Schmidt, Department of Economics, United States

    Two instructional features are available to students in blended courses that are not present in traditional courses. First, online content is available with the intent that it substitutes for a... More

    pp. 24-31

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  4. Interaction analysis of a blog/journal of teaching practice

    Miguel Ángel Herrera Pavo, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain; Jesús Casado Rodrigo, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), Spain

    This article explores the interaction held by a group of student teachers during their initial training internship in primary schools. Journals of students' teaching practice experiences collected ... More

    pp. 32-43

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  5. A multivariate approach to predicting student outcomes in web-enabled blended learning courses

    Nick Z. Zacharis

    This study aimed to develop a practical model for predicting students at risk of performing poorly in blended learning courses. Previous research suggests that analyzing usage data stored in the... More

    pp. 44-53

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  6. Predicting course outcomes with digital textbook usage data

    Reynol Junco, School of Education, Human Computer Interaction, Iowa State University, 2628 Lagomarcino Hall, United States; Candrianna Clem, Department of Sociology, United States

    Digital textbook analytics are a new method of collecting student-generated data in order to build predictive models of student success. Previous research using self-report or laboratory measures... More

    pp. 54-63

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  7. The effect of locus of control on learners' sense of community and academic success in the context of online learning communities

    Şahin Gökçearslan, Department of Informatics, Turkey; Ayfer Alper, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Turkey

    With the advancements in internet and its tools, students have started using online learning communities, where they come together to discuss their opinions. While various studies have been carried... More

    pp. 64-73

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  8. Analytics of communities of inquiry: Effects of learning technology use on cognitive presence in asynchronous online discussions

    Vitomir Kovanović & Dragan Gašević, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Srećko Joksimović & Marek Hatala, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Olusola Adesope, Washington State University, United States

    This paper describes a study that looked at the effects of different technology-use profiles on educational experience within communities of inquiry, and how they are related to the students'... More

    pp. 74-89

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