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Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

2006 Volume 9, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Selected Distance Education Disaster Planning Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina

    Kay L. McLennan

    This paper details one institution's experience developing post disaster online instructional capability without access to the institution's courseware platform and help desk services. In turn, the... More

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  2. Collaborative Coaching and Networking for Online Instructors

    Jason D. Baker, Kristin L. Redfield & Shauna Tonkin

    This paper presents a model of professional development using collaborative coaching and networking which has been used to improve online instructor effectiveness. Components of the model are... More

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  3. Should Tutoring Services Be Added to Our High-Enrolling Distance Education Courses?

    Peter B. Williams, Scott L. Howell, R. Dwight Laws & Emily Metheny

    The researchers of this study selected four pragmatic research questions that distance learning administrators with high-enrolling Independent Study courses, similar to those that Brigham Young... More

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  4. Staying the Course: A Study in Online Student Satisfaction and Retention

    Michael Herbert

    To appeal to a larger student base, institutions have utilized current online technologies to provide courses to those students who would not otherwise be served. Unfortunately, the online learning... More

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  5. The Trainer's Application of Vygotsky's "Zone of Proximal Development" to Asynchronous Online Training of Faculty Facilitators

    Dorette Sugg Welk

    Faculty members require training when they first learn how to teach in a specific online format. Such training introduces them to the technical features that will allow an exchange of information, ... More

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  6. Development of an E-Education Framework

    Jin H. Im

    Internet technologies blur the distinction between distance learning and traditional learning by enabling the convergence of these two, thus causing confusion in widely-accepted definitions,... More

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