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International Journal on E-Learning

May 2016 Volume 15, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Teacher and Student Perspectives on Facilitating a Sense of Community Through an Online High School’s “Shepherding” Program

    Jeffery Drysdale & Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States; Jered Borup, George Mason University, United States

    Student disconnectedness remains a serious concern in K-12 online learning—especially in programs where students take most or all of their coursework online. In this research we examined a ... More

    pp. 149-177

  2. Examining Graduate Students’ Perceptions of and Preferences for Online Courses

    Taesung Kim, Incheon National University, Korea (South); Steven Welch, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, United States; Seungwan Nam, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    The purpose of this research was to: (a) explore graduate students’ perceptions of and preferences for online credit courses; (b) analyze and compare this study’s findings to those from previous... More

    pp. 179-194

  3. Implementation of a Framework for Collaborative Social Networks in E-Learning

    Seid Maglajlic, RailNetEurope, Austria

    This paper describes how we have implemented a framework for the construction and utilization of social networks in E-Learning. These social networks aim to enhance collaboration between all E... More

    pp. 195-214

  4. Blended/Online Learner Orientations: Recommendations for Design

    Patricia McGee, Erin Valdes & Danica Bullis, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States

    While online course offerings have steadily risen over the last decade and it is estimated that 32% of college students have taken an online course (Allen & Seaman, 2013), the process of preparing ... More

    pp. 215-241

  5. Assessing Adult Learners in Project-based Learning

    Joyce A. Scott, Jones International University, United States

    Jones International University (JIU) offers online programs from the associate degree to the doctorate. JIU students are working professionals who seek to improve employability and prospects for... More

    pp. 243-257

  6. Social Networking Services in E-Learning

    Peter Weber, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Hannes Rothe, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

    ** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2012 ** This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on the use of the social networking service NING in a cross-location e-learning setting... More

    pp. 259-279