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Internet and Higher Education

July 2016 Volume 30, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Scholars in an increasingly open and digital world: How do education professors and students use Twitter?

    George Veletsianos, School of Education and Technology, Canada; Royce Kimmons, Instructional Psychology & Technology Department, United States

    There has been a lack of large-scale research examining education scholars' (professors' and doctoral students') social media participation. We address this weakness in the literature by using data... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Effects of online presence on learning performance in a blog-based online course

    Jie Chi Yang & Benazir Quadir, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, Taiwan; Nian-Shing Chen, Department of Information Management, Taiwan; Qiang Miao, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, Taiwan

    This study investigated how learners' perceived online presence contributed to their learning performance while participating in a blog-based university course. Although the literature evidently... More

    pp. 11-20

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  3. Supporting students' motivation for e-learning: Teachers matter on and offline

    Luke K. Fryer, The University of Sydney, Australia; H. Nicholas Bovee, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan

    In e-learning environments that are characterized by minimal peer and teacher regulation, motivation is particularly critical but poorly understood. Students' prior experience with computers and... More

    pp. 21-29

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  4. Toward evidence-based learning analytics: Using proxy variables to improve asynchronous online discussion environments

    Dongho Kim, Department of Career and Information Studies, United States; Yeonjeong Park, Center for Teaching and Learning; Meehyun Yoon, Department of Career and Information Studies, United States; Il-Hyun Jo, Center for Teaching and Learning

    Although asynchronous online discussion (AOD) is increasingly used as a main activity for blended learning, many students find it difficult to engage in discussions and report low achievement.... More

    pp. 30-43

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  5. Blending a class video blog to optimize student learning outcomes in higher education

    Mei-hui Liu

    This exploratory study investigates whether blending a class video blog into face-to-face instruction may simultaneously enhance university students' actual learning performance and affective... More

    pp. 44-53

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  6. University students' self-control and self-regulated learning in a blended course

    Yue Zhu, Confucius Institute, Australia; Wing Au & Greg Yates, School of Education, Australia

    The paper aims to report the influence of self-control and self-regulated learning on a group of tertiary students' learning outcomes in a blended learning environment. In this project, 74 second... More

    pp. 54-62

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