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Taking online courses in the United States: The perspectives of Asian students from China, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan
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, The University of Georgia, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Washington, DC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-54-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Online learning has become a new paradigm in education, but very few research-based studies have addressed the cultural aspects of online learning. By using interviewers and observations, this study intends to examine the perceptions of Asian students of taking online courses in the United States. The specific questions explored in this study are: (1) How do Asian students shift their learning styles from physical classrooms to online learning environments? (2) What are Asian students' opinions of online courses? (3) How do Asian students interact in online learning environments? (4) How do the instructional dimensions of online courses accommodate the needs of Asian students?

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Wang, C.M. (2004). Taking online courses in the United States: The perspectives of Asian students from China, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. In J. Nall & R. Robson (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2466-2468). Washington, DC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 18, 2020 from .

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