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Internet and Higher Education

2006 Volume 9, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A quantitative cost effectiveness model for Web-supported academic instruction

    Anat Cohen & Rafi Nachmias

    This paper describes a quantitative cost effectiveness model for Web-supported academic instruction. The model was designed for Web-supported instruction (rather than distance learning only)... More

    pp. 81-90

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  2. Student characteristics for online learning success

    Marcel S. Kerr, Kimberly Rynearson & Marcus C. Kerr

    Higher education has been impacted significantly by the proliferation of online instruction. Despite this trend, empirical investigations of this delivery method have lagged. Many have documented... More

    pp. 91-105

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  3. Assessing the quality of online courses from the students' perspective

    Andria Young & Chari Norgard

    The purpose of this study was to develop a survey based on the findings in existing research regarding students' perceptions and preferences related to online course delivery. Researchers have... More

    pp. 107-115

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  4. Introducing an informal synchronous medium in a distance learning course: How is participation affected?

    Stefan Hrastinski

    Achieving active participation has been argued to be an intrinsic part of learning and has become a central issue in debates on online education. This research examines whether an emerging... More

    pp. 117-131

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  5. Using reflective diagrams in professional development with university lecturers: A developmental tool in online teaching

    Dorit Maor

    The use of online technology within universities is increasing. However, this expansion is not accompanied by an associated increase in investment in lecturers' pedagogical knowledge to assist them... More

    pp. 133-145

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