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International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Vol. 26, No. 3 (2014) pp. 463–472
Discussion forums are a primary tool for interactions in the online classroom. Discussions are a critical part of the learning process for students, and instructor facilitation should reflect this importance. Effective instructor discussion...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 12, No. 3 (2009)
Expanding enrollment in online programs has concurrently created a demand for qualified faculty to assume the increasing workload. As full-time faculty have been unable to fill the gap due to workload or resistance, organizations are more frequently ...
All Work and No Results: The Limits of Synchronous Activity in the Asynchronous Learning Environment
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 542–546
In this session, results from three small-scale pilot studies from an online University will provide the background and context for a discussion regarding synchronous activity between faculty and students These studies include the consideration for ...
Facilitating Professional Learning Communities among Higher Education Faculty: The Walden Junto Model
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 20, No. 2 (2017)
Virtual Professional Learning Communities (PLC) have become an innovative way to meet the professional development needs of faculty in the online learning environment. Walden University's model for PLCs, the Walden Junto, uses a combination of...
Building a Sense of Community to Enhance the Mentoring Experience of EdD Faculty in an Online Program Using a Three-Dimensional Productivity and Collaboration Application, Wiggio.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) p. 2403
Mentoring doctoral students in the context of a virtual environment requires faculty to possess subject matter expertise, research skills, and the ability to communicate effectively. In order to support the student consistently and appropriately,...