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Predicting online learning success: Applying the situational theory of publics to the virtual classroom
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Computers & Education Volume 61, Number 1, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

Following the trend of increased interest by students to take online courses and by institutions to offer them, scholars have taken many different approaches to understand what makes one student successful in online learning while another may fail. This study proposes that using the situational theory of publics will provide a better understanding of online learning success. The situational theory of publics states that an individual's ability to recognize the value of a situation and the desire and ability to remove obstacles in that situation will lead to greater involvement in that situation. Results from a survey of students (

Citation

Kruger-Ross, M.J. & Waters, R.D. (2013). Predicting online learning success: Applying the situational theory of publics to the virtual classroom. Computers & Education, 61(1), 176-184. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved December 10, 2019 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2012.09.015

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