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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2423–2428
Abstract: The model intended to examine students' participation, satisfaction, and performance in a computer management system (CMS). Based on empirical studies in the area of online learning, how the socio-technical nature of online learning,...
Topics: Learning Management Systems
Distance Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2013) pp. 290–301
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of goal orientation and academic self-efficacy in student achievement mediated by effort regulation, metacognitive regulation, and interaction regulation in an online course. The results show that...
Relationships Between Self-Regulation and Social Experiences in Asynchronous Online Learning Environments
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 297–316
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which students’ self-regulated learning predicts peer social presence, instructor social presence, sense of connectedness, and sense of learning in asynchronous online learning environments....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2442–2447
Abstract: This study discusses the effectiveness of case-based instruction and the importance of social interaction in case-based instruction. The study also proposes to examine how different discussion structures could influence students' social...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2383–2388
Many researchers believe that social interaction plays an important role in the collaboration and learning process. As the result, many online course management systems has been designed and attempted to foster social interaction in the environment. ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2333–2336
A model is constructed using iThink/Stella software to simulate a learner's level of sense of community (SOC) developing throughout the course of a semester (16 weeks) in online learning environment based on Ravai (2002) four related dimensions:...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 470–475
Abstract: This study focuses on using a web analytics tool, Google Analytics, to find out the usage and users’ information behavior on an educational website, eThemes. Findings indicate that Google Analytics provides general descriptive data on...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 270–282
This study explores the extent to which subjective norm beliefs of online learners shape perceptions of ease-of-use and usefulness for the use of course delivery systems. Subjective norm beliefs represent the influence that instructors, mentors, and ...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 39, No. 1 (2008) pp. 17–36
This study uses social network analysis (SNA) in an innovative way to describe interaction and explain how interaction influences sense of community of students in online learning environments. The findings reveal differences on sense of community...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 10–17
Self-efficacy is believed to be a key component in successful online learning; however, most existing studies of online self-efficacy focus on the computer. Although computer self-efficacy is important in online learning, researchers have generally...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2389–2393
Abstract. Online education has become an increasingly pervasive modality in university instruction and learning. Much research has been done on the review of the course management systems, such as Blackboard and WebCT, also much has been done on the ...
Social Computing Research Group; Xinxin Huang; Christiana Kumalasari; Piyanan Nuankhieo; Demei Shen; Bosung Kim; I-Chun Tsai; Pei-Ju Liu; Paul Turner; Chris Amelung; David Reid; James Laffey
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 613–620
This study explored the social nature of online learning in a computer management system (CMS). Based on Wenger's (1998) social theory of learning and an awareness framework for online collaborative learning proposed by Carroll et al, (2003), a four-...