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Journal of Educators Online

January 2015 Volume 12, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Professional Development: Designing Initiatives to Meet the Needs of Online Faculty

    Marquita Elliott, Nicole Rhoades, Christina M. Jackson & B Jean Mandernach

    The increasing prevalence of online courses mandates an examination of the similarities--and differences--in the faculty training and development needs of those teaching online. With institutions... More

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  2. Predictors of Enrolling in Online Courses: An Exploratory Study of Students in Undergraduate Marketing Courses

    Renée J. Fontenot, Richard E. Mathisen, Susan S. Carley & Randy S. Stuart

    An exploratory study of undergraduate students enrolled in marketing courses at a Southeastern regional university was conducted to determine the motivations and characteristics of marketing... More

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  3. Minimizing Attrition in Online Degree Courses

    Eliani Colferai Boton & Sue Gregory

    The number of online programs in the higher education sector has increased dramatically in the last decade, and with it, an increase in attrition has become a recurring problem worldwide.... More

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  4. Examining Sense of Community among Medical Professionals in an Online Graduate Program

    Kadriye O. Lewis, Jennifer McVay-Dyche, Haiqin Chen & Teresa L. Seto

    As the number of online degree programs continues to grow, one of the greatest challenges is developing a sense of community among learners who do not convene at the same time and place. This study... More

    pp. 1-29

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  5. Building a Conceptual Framework for Online Educator Dispositions

    Jeral R. Kirwan & Elizabeth Anne Roumell

    It has been argued that online instruction is distinctive from the conventional classroom. If an effective online practice is to emerge, the roles, characteristics and dispositions of the educators... More

    pp. 30-61

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  6. The Effects of the Flipped Model of Instruction on Student Engagement and Performance in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom

    Kevin R. Clark

    In many of the secondary classrooms across the country, students are passively engaged in the mathematics content, and academic performance can be described, at best, as mediocre. This research... More

    pp. 91-115

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  7. An Examination of the Relationship between Online Class Size and Instructor Performance

    Chris Sorensen

    With no physical walls, the online classroom has the potential to house a large number of students. A concern by some is what happens to the quality of instruction in courses with high enrollments.... More

    pp. 140-159

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  8. Every Picture Tells a Story: The Power of 3 Teaching Method

    Frederick R. Kates, Michael D. Byrd & M Rifat Haider

    Going beyond the recent surge of papers on the flipped classroom, this article calls for an active "constructionist" approach to flipping classrooms. Not only are homework and lecture... More

    pp. 189-211

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