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Internet and Higher Education

2006 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Revisiting methodological issues in transcript analysis: Negotiated coding and reliability

    D.R. Garrison, M. Cleveland-Innes, Marguerite Koole & James Kappelman

    Transcript analysis is an important methodology to study asynchronous online educational discourse. The purpose of this study is to revisit reliability and validity issues associated with... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. Does “teaching presence” exist in online MBA courses?

    J B. Arbaugh & Alvin Hwang

    This paper assesses the construct validity of the dimensions of teaching presence, one of three types of presence articulated in Garrison, Anderson, and Archer's [Garrison, D.R., Anderson, T., and ... More

    pp. 9-21

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  3. Student evaluation of teaching in the virtual and traditional classrooms: A comparative analysis

    Alfred P. Rovai, Michael K. Ponton, M. Gail Derrick & John M. Davis

    The present case study consists of the content analysis of anonymous student responses to open-ended evaluation of teaching questions submitted by 202 students for fully online and on-campus... More

    pp. 23-35

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  4. The effect of social grounding on collaboration in a computer-mediated small group discussion

    Terence C. Ahern, Julie A. Thomas, Mary K. Tallent-Runnels, William Y. Lan, Sandra Cooper, Xiaoming Lu & Jacqui Cyrus

    There is a tremendous amount of pressure on educators to incorporate highly advanced computer-mediated communication (CMC) into the classroom, but the research shows that this is not an easy task. ... More

    pp. 37-46

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  5. Learning to collaborate: Designing collaboration in a 3-D game environment

    Raija Hämäläinen, Tony Manninen, Sanna Järvelä & Päivi Häkkinen

    To respond to learning needs, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) must provide instructional support. The particular focus of this paper is on designing collaboration in a 3-D virtual ... More

    pp. 47-61

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  6. The Web as a source of unconventional research materials in second language academic writing

    Paul Stapleton, Rena Helms-Park & Pavlina Radia

    This study examined 68 Web sources selected by 19 second-language (L2) students while preparing to write research papers. Students submitted an annotated bibliography consisting of ten sources from... More

    pp. 63-75

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