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Internet and Higher Education

2003 Volume 6, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. In search of higher persistence rates in distance education online programs

    Alfred P Rovai

    Tinto's [Rev. Educ. Res. 45 (1975) 89; Tinto, V. (1987). Leaving college. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press; Tinto, V. (1993). Leaving college: rethinking the causes and cures of student... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Twenty years of ListServ as an academic tool

    Avi Hyman

    While the World Wide Web has garnered massive attention as an academic tool, ListServ has been quietly dominating academic discourse for nearly twice as long and with little fanfare. Each list is a... More

    pp. 17-24

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  3. Multimedia learning systems: a future interactive educational tool

    Andy Lock Yen Low, Kevin Lock Teng Low & Voon Chet Koo

    The authors outline in this paper the enhancement of a learning technique by the deployment of a novel multimedia learning system (MMLS). An overview of MMLS starting from the content development... More

    pp. 25-40

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  4. The effects of online syllabus interactivity on students' perception of the course and instructor

    Dan Grigorovici, Siho Nam & Chris Russill

    Online educational materials differ widely in the degree to which they feature interactivity between system and users. A three-condition, between participants controlled experiment ( More

    pp. 41-52

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  5. A review of factors that influence the diffusion of innovation when structuring a faculty training program

    John Bennett & Linda Bennett

    The purpose of this paper is identify those characteristics of instructional technology that may influence a faculty member's willingness to integrate it in his/her teaching by drawing upon the... More

    pp. 53-63

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  6. Teacher–student interactions and learning outcomes in a distance learning environment

    Baruch Offir, Ingrid Barth, Yoseph Lev & Arkady Shteinbok

    This paper describes a distance learning project that enables talented high school students in geographically isolated and underdeveloped areas to participate in an introductory university course... More

    pp. 65-75

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  7. An examination of asynchronous communication experiences and perspectives of students in an online course: a case study

    Selma Vonderwell

    The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore the asynchronous communication perspectives and experiences of undergraduate students in an online course. Interviews with 22 preservice... More

    pp. 77-90

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  8. Internet 2 Distributed Storage Infrastructure

    Greg Simco

    The Internet 2 (I2) endeavor has made great strides towards the enhancement of educational and research collaboration among it members. An advanced communication and system infrastructure has been ... More

    pp. 91-95

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