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International Journal on E-Learning

2016 Volume 15, Number 4


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Essential Attributes for Online Success: Student Learning Preferences and Faculty Teaching Styles

    Natalie Abell & Melissa Cain, The University of Findlay, United States; Cheng-Yuan Corey Lee, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    This article describes a pilot study that tested a new instrument to identify the Learning Preferences of students in online classes at a mid-western university. The authors developed the... More

    pp. 401-422

  2. Participation in the Virtual Environment of Blended College Courses: An Activity Study of Student Performance

    Cathy Cavanaugh, Catholic Education Western Australia, Australia; John Mayberry, University of the Pacific, United States; Jace Hargis, University of California San Diego, United Arab Emirates

    This paper describes an observational study of the introduction of Sakai’s Learning Management System (LMS) into several liberal arts courses at a women’s college in the Middle East. Student... More

    pp. 423-432

  3. Students’ Perceptions about Online Support Services: Institutional, Instructional, and Self-Care Implications

    Simone C.O. Conceição, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States; Rosemary M. Lehman, eInterface, United States

    As online education becomes wide spread among institutions of higher education in the U.S., student support services are often overlooked. This paper presents a study that investigated support... More

    pp. 433-443

  4. Cognitive Learning Styles: Can You Engineer A "Perfect" Match?

    Sharifah Mazlina Syed Khuzzan, IIUM, Malaysia; Jack Steven Goulding, University of Northumbria, United Kingdom

    Education and training is widely acknowledged as being one of the key factors for leveraging organisational success. However, it is equally acknowledged that skills development and the acquisition ... More

    pp. 445-422

  5. Students Matter: Quality Measurements in Online Courses

    Zafer Unal, USF St. Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Quality Matters (QM) is a peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. It has generated widespread interest and received national recognition for its... More

    pp. 463-481

  6. Designing a Blended Academic Transition Seminar for First-Year University Students

    Jenny S. Wakefield & Gerald A. Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres, Austin College, United States

    University efforts in the first year of college promote freshman student engagement in learning with the objective of improving retention and persistence, and are likely to ultimately lead to... More

    pp. 483-508