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Guide on the Side: Reconsidering the faculty role in student-centered online learning

, Shendandoah University, United States

AACE Award

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Washington, DC, United States Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA


The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of online course design that aspired to develop ICT self efficacy and increase student satisfaction, using challenge based learning in a community of inquiry. The instructional design focused upon personalized learning and eschewed many traditional tenets of online teaching and learning significantly improved student ICT self efficacy.


Pierce, R. (2016). Guide on the Side: Reconsidering the faculty role in student-centered online learning. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning (pp. 1063-1068). Washington, DC, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 11, 2018 from .

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