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Internet and Higher Education

2006 Volume 9, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. A study of the relationship between student communication interaction and sense of community

    Shane Dawson

    This study developed a quantitative methodology to ascertain lead indicators of student sense of community whilst undertaking a course of study. Study participants ( More

    pp. 153-162

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  2. External factors associated with adopting a CMS in resident college courses

    Steven R. Malikowski, Merton E. Thompson & John G. Theis

    Course management systems (CMSs) have become a common resource for resident courses at colleges and universities. Researchers have analyzed which CMS features faculty members use most primarily by ... More

    pp. 163-174

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  3. A study of teaching presence and student sense of learning community in fully online and web-enhanced college courses

    Peter Shea, Chun Sau Li & Alexandra Pickett

    This paper focuses on two components of a model for online teaching and learning—“teaching presence” and “community”. It is suggested that previous research points to the critical role that... More

    pp. 175-190

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  4. Ethical constraints in the valid interpretation of transcribed communication in online study

    Ieda Santos & John LeBaron

    This paper discusses the ethical issues associated with analysis of computer conference transcripts and the value of validating the interpretations of such transcripts with other data sources.... More

    pp. 191-199

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  5. Exploring the attitudes, experiences and dynamics of interaction in online groups

    Adam R.D. Finegold & Louise Cooke

    The aim of this research was to improve understanding of the attitudes, experiences and dynamics of interaction of students working in online groups. This was achieved through a case study of... More

    pp. 201-215

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  6. A comparative analysis of e-mail and face-to-face communication in an educational environment

    Jay M. Lightfoot

    Electronic mail (e-mail) is an extremely important medium for Internet-based education. Due to its unique characteristics, there is reason to be concerned that students do not put appropriate care ... More

    pp. 217-227

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  7. Using photographic images as an interactive online teaching strategy

    Beth Perry

    Teaching via distance requires inventive instructional strategies to facilitate an optimum learning experience. This qualitative research study evaluated the effect of one unique online teaching... More

    pp. 229-240

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