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The Impact of Cross-Cultural Differences on Learner Participation and Communication in Asynchronous Discussions
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 825–829
Globalization of online education is a growing trend. Higher education institutions and corporate organizations are increasingly offering online programs, classes, and trainings that involve students and learners from multiple countries and cultures....
Impact of Cultural Differences on Students' Participation, Communication, and Learning in an Online Environment
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 2 (2010) pp. 165–182
Being aware of cultural differences and knowing how to deal with related differences is critical for the success of online learning and training that involves learners from multiple countries and cultures. This study examines the perceived...
The Impact of Barriers on the Quality of Students’ Postings in Asynchronous Discussions: A Case Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 593–600
This research study examined the impact of barriers on the quality of asynchronous discussions in online learning environment. A case study framework has been used to investigate changes in the quality of students' postings while they participated...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 22, 2011)
The intent of this study was to learn about students\u2019 perceived barriers and the impact of those barriers on the quality of online discussions between two distinct cultural groups in Eastern and Northern Siberia (Russia). A mixed-methods...
Peggy A. Ertmer; Johannes Strobel; Xi Cheng; Xiaojun Chen; Hannah Kim; Larissa Olesova; Ayesha Sadaf; Annette Tomory
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 22, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 73–94
The development of critical thinking is crucial in professional education to augment the capabilities of pre-professional students. One method for enhancing critical thinking is participation in role-playing simulation-based scenarios where students ...