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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

2014 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. A National Study of Training Content and Activities for Faculty Development for Online Teaching

    Katrina A. Meyer & Vicki S. Murrell

    This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their practices for faculty development for online teaching and... More

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  2. A Study of Personal Information Management Strategies for Online Faculty

    Lorna R. Kearns, Barbara A. Frey, Christinger Tomer & Susan Alman

    The literature suggests that personal information management is a serious challenge for many computer users. Online faculty are especially challenged because of the large number of electronic files... More

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  3. An Analysis of the Cost and Cost-Effectiveness of Faculty Development for Online Teaching

    Katrina A. Meyer

    This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their cost measures used to evaluate faculty development for online... More

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  4. A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Teaching Presence within Online Professional Development

    Melinda G. Miller, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn & Vicky Zygouris-Coe

    The Community of Inquiry model provides a framework for recognizing and evaluating interpersonal behaviors in online educational settings. One of its three components, teaching presence, describes ... More

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  5. Thematic Analysis of the "Games" Students Play in Asynchronous Learning Environments

    Thalia MacMillan, Michele Forte & Cynthia Grant

    The dynamics of the student-student relationship within the asynchronous online classroom, as evidenced by conversations in an online discussion board, is a balancing act potentially more complex... More

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  6. Investigating Asynchronous Online Communication: A Connected Stance Revealed

    Susan J. Wegmann & Joyce K. McCauley

    This research project explores the effects of altering the structure of discussion board formats to increase students' engagement and participation. This paper will present the findings of a... More

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  7. Applying a Model of Communicative Influence in Education in Closed Online and Offline Courses

    Caleb T. Carr

    This research explores communicative influences on cognitive learning and educational affect in online and offline courses limited to only enrolled students. A survey was conducted of students (N =... More

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  8. How Much "Group" Is There in Online Group Work?

    Susan Lowes

    The ability to work in groups across time and space has become a frequent requirement for the workplace and is increasingly common in higher education, but there is a surprising lack of research on... More

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  9. Comparing Student Performance in Online and Face-to-Face Delivery Modalities

    Jeffrey L. Helms

    The purpose of the research was to compare student performance in an online or face-to-face (F2F) required Psychology course on three distinct sets of variables (i.e., pre-course, course, and post-... More

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  10. Round One? Judge Issues Rulings in Long-Awaited Copyright Infringement Lawsuit against Georgia State University

    Linda K. Enghagen

    Long-awaited rulings in the copyright infringement lawsuit provide the most specific guidance available to date on the fair use of certain types of materials in e-reserves systems and online course... More

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