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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

October 2012 Volume 16, Number 5

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Meeting Accreditation Requirements: Are You Serving Distance Learners?

    Kimberly Hardy & Katie Meyer-Griffith

    Recent changes in the higher education landscape have called for greater access and accountability in a number of areas, most particularly distance learning. While there is a very significant... More

    pp. 7-18

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  2. Large Scale Quality Engineering in Distance Learning Programs

    Rita I. Herron, Cinda Holsombach-Ebner, Alice K. Shomate & Kimberly J. Szathmary

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Worldwide serves more than 36,000 online students across the globe, many of whom are military and other non-traditional students, offering 34 undergraduate,... More

    pp. 19-35

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  3. Student-Student Online Coaching as a Relationship of Inquiry: An Exploratory Study from the Coach Perspective

    Stefan Stenbom, Stefan Hrastinski & Martha Cleveland-Innes

    There are comparatively few studies on one-to-one tutoring in online settings, even though it has been found to be an effective model. This paper explores student-student online coaching from the... More

    pp. 37-48

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  4. Architecture and Impact of an Open, Online, Remixable, and Multimedia-Rich Algebra 1 Course

    Ahrash N. Bissell

    Less than half of the students in the United States graduate from high school and are ready to take college-level math courses. Many years and varieties of remedial math programs have failed to... More

    pp. 49-59

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  5. Bringing Life to Learning: Immersive Experiential Learning Simulations for Online and Blended Courses

    John M. Beckem & Michael Watkins

    Higher education institutions are under significant pressure to provide affordable, sustainable approaches that will prepare their students with the skills they will need after graduation to... More

    pp. 61-70

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  6. From Research to Practice: Towards the Development of an Integrated and Comprehensive Faculty Development Program

    Lawrence C. Ragan, Paula Mae Bigatel, Shannon S. Kennan & Janet May Dillon

    This article describes the design and development of a professional development program based upon research on the competencies necessary for online teaching success conducted at Penn State... More

    pp. 71-86

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  7. Faculty Development Programs: The Frequency and Variety of Professional Development Programs Available to Online Instructors

    Jennifer Heather Herman

    Online education is no longer a peripheral phenomenon in higher education: over one-third of faculty members have taught or developed an online course. As institutions of higher education expand... More

    pp. 87-106

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