Building Online Success at a Midwestern University: Identifying Students' Perceptions of Online Courses and Instructors
Lisa Madsen, Mary Bowne, Jessica Meendering, Melissa Wuellner, John Howard, South Dakota State University, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-31-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA
This presentation and paper will present the findings of a research study, a survey of online students, which was completed at a rural, Midwestern, land-grant university The survey had three primary goals: 1) to describe the profile of online learners present at the university, 2) to determine the key factors that predict student satisfaction in an online learning environment located within the Midwest, and 3) to identify whether students enrolled in courses with faculty who had participated in an online certification program experienced a higher level of student satisfaction than students enrolled in courses with faculty who did not participate in the program Results indicate the need to recognize and understand the changing “traditional” student, to acknowledge students' perceptions of their own online learning experiences as valid and worthy for improving online teaching and learning, and to continue the online certification program at this university
Madsen, L., Bowne, M., Meendering, J., Wuellner, M. & Howard, J. (2017). Building Online Success at a Midwestern University: Identifying Students' Perceptions of Online Courses and Instructors. In J. Dron & S. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 943-947). Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/181276/.
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