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Internet and Higher Education

June 2009 Volume 12, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Conceptualizing the use of technology to foster peace via Adventure Learning

    George Veletsianos & Annita Eliadou

    In this paper we present and discuss the findings of a systematic literature review on the use of educational technology initiatives to foster peace outcomes, and we relate those findings to... More

    pp. 63-70

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  2. Research in online and blended learning in the business disciplines: Key findings and possible future directions

    J.B. Arbaugh, Michael R. Godfrey, Marianne Johnson, Birgit Leisen Pollack, Bruce Niendorf & William Wresch

    In this literature review, we examine and assess the state of research of online and blended learning in the business disciplines with the intent of assessing the state of the field and identifying... More

    pp. 71-87

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  3. Podcasting in higher education: What are the implications for teaching and learning?

    Steven Lonn & Stephanie D. Teasley

    A podcast is any digital media file, or series of files, distributed over the Internet for playback on portable media players and personal computers. This study explored the attitudes, perceptions,... More

    pp. 88-92

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  4. Sources of self-efficacy beliefs of students in a technology-intensive asynchronous college algebra course

    Charles B. Hodges & Pamela F. Murphy

    The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of the four traditionally hypothesized sources of self-efficacy on learners' self-efficacy beliefs regarding learning mathematics in an... More

    pp. 93-97

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  5. The challenges of online nursing education

    Glenn Gordon Smith, Denise Passmore & Timber Faught

    To meet the current critical need for qualified nurses, many colleges have initiated online programs, primarily aimed towards registered nurse (RN) to BS students. Despite the growing number of... More

    pp. 98-103

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  6. Building a validity argument for the community of inquiry survey instrument

    Art W. Bangert

    The purpose of this study was to provide empirical evidence to support the validity of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) model survey. The participants for this study were undergraduate and graduate... More

    pp. 104-111

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  7. The development, validation, and application of the Doctoral Student Connectedness Scale

    Steven R. Terrell, Martha M. Snyder & Laurie P. Dringus

    Student attrition from distance and limited-residency doctoral programs is significantly higher than that from traditional programs. The focus of this paper is the development and application of a ... More

    pp. 112-116

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