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Internet and Higher Education

2002 Volume 5, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The relationship between social presence and online privacy

    Chih-Hsiung Tu

    Online privacy may critically impact social presence in an online learning environment. This study examined how online privacy affects social presence in online learning environments and whether e-... More

    pp. 293-318

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  2. Sense of community, perceived cognitive learning, and persistence in asynchronous learning networks

    Alfred P Rovai

    The primary purpose of this study was to determine if a relationship exists between sense of community and cognitive learning in an online educational environment. Study participants consisted of... More

    pp. 319-332

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  3. An Internet-based expert system for selecting an academic major: www.MyMajors.com

    Fritz H Grupe

    An expert system is a computer program that emulates the procedures and thought processes by which one or more experts solve problems. This paper describes an Internet-based expert system found at ... More

    pp. 333-344

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  4. The effect of learning style on doctoral course completion in a Web-based learning environment

    Steven R Terrell

    One hundred and fifty-nine doctoral students, majoring in Computing Technology in Education (CTE), were tracked during the coursework phase in a Web-based learning environment. At the beginning of ... More

    pp. 345-352

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  5. Using computer-mediated simulation to improve institutional decision-making

    Dennis P Prisk & Nancy K Dunn

    One of the core courses often found in a doctoral program in higher education is administration and organization. Traditional courses generally include weekly chalk-and-talk lectures in a classroom... More

    pp. 353-362

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  6. Socialization in the “virtual hallway”: Instant messaging in the asynchronous Web-based distance education classroom

    Scott Nicholson

    This research reports the findings from a survey that examined the differences in communication between students who used instant messenger (IM) services and those who did not in the same... More

    pp. 363-72

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  7. Internet 2 Commons: a collaborative environment

    Greg Simco

    Partnerships among the educational community provide the substance and catalyst for future generations of teachers and students. The Internet 2 Commons provides a collaboration framework for the... More

    pp. 373-376

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  8. Editor's Choice 2002 selected online learning resources

    Laurie P Dringus

    The Editor-in-Chief of "The Internet and Higher Education" compiles for the last issue of each year's volume resources that may be useful for researchers, teachers, administrators, or students who ... More

    pp. 377-397

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