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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

2016 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Creating a Sticky MOOC

    Barbara Oakley, Debra Poole & MaryAnne Nestor

    "Learning How to Learn," a MOOC from UC San Diego, is one of Coursera's most successful offerings; in its first year, nearly one million learners enrolled in the course. As a result of... More

    pp. 13-24

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  2. The Impact of Previous Online Course Experience RN Students' Perceptions of Quality

    Emily Hixon, Casimir Barczyk, Penny Ralston-Berg & Janet Buckenmeyer

    The purpose of this paper is to explore whether experienced online students (who have completed seven or more online courses) perceive the quality of their courses differently than novice online... More

    pp. 25-40

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  3. Emotional Presence in a Relationship of Inquiry: The Case of One-to-One Online Math Coaching

    Stefan Stenbom, Stefan Hrastinski & Martha Cleveland-Innes

    Emotions have been confirmed to be a critical component of the process of learning. In the online Community of Inquiry theoretical framework, and the recently suggested online Relationship of... More

    pp. 41-56

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  4. Chair Perceptions of Trust between Mentor and Mentee in Online Doctoral Dissertation Mentoring

    Linnea L. Rademaker, Jennifer O'Connor Duffy, Elizabeth Wetzler & Helen Zaikina-Montgomery

    We explored online dissertation chairs' perceptions of trust in the mentor-mentee relationship, as trust was identified as a crucial factor in the success of doctoral students. Through the... More

    pp. 57-69

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  5. Student Success Factors in Graduate Psychology Professional Programs

    Noelle K. Newhouse & Jessica Cerniak

    Research examining factors contributing to online students' success typically focuses on a single point in time or completion of a single course, as well as individual difference variables, such as... More

    pp. 70-91

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  6. Toward an Understanding of Development of Learning to Solve Ill-Defined Problems in an Online Context: A Multi-Year Qualitative Exploratory Study

    Naren Peddibhotla

    The case study is a classic tool used in several educational programs that emphasizes solving of illdefined problems. Though it has been used in classroom-based teaching and educators have... More

    pp. 95-109

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  7. Creating Dynamic Learning Communities in Synchronous Online Courses: One Approach from the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

    Melissa McDaniels, Christine Pfund & Katherine Barnicle

    The ability to convert face-to-face curricula into rigorous and equally rich online experiences is a topic of much investigation. In this paper, we report on the conversion of a face-to-face... More

    pp. 110-129

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  8. Utilizing a Simulation within an Online School Technology Leadership Course

    Jesse Strycker

    Online courses and programs have grown to become and continue to be a popular option for students. As part of an online Master's of Education in Instructional Technology program, students must... More

    pp. 130-144

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