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Journal of Computing in Higher Education

December 2011 Volume 23, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Interaction in Distance Education and Online Learning: Using Evidence and Theory to Improve Practice

    Philip C. Abrami, Robert M. Bernard, Eva M. Bures, Eugene Borokhovski & Rana M. Tamim

    In a recent meta-analysis of distance and online learning, Bernard et al. (2009) quantitatively verified the importance of three types of interaction: among students, between the instructor and... More

    pp. 82-103

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  2. Challenges in Supporting Self-Regulation in Distance Education Environments

    Linda Bol & Joanna K. Garner

    This article considers the application of selected components of self-regulated learning (SRL; Zimmerman 2000) to student-content interaction in online learning and distance education (DE). In... More

    pp. 104-123

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  3. Distance Education Research: A Review of the Literature

    Michael Simonson, Charles Schlosser & Anymir Orellana

    Distance education is defined, the various approaches for effective research are summarized, and the results of major research reviews of the field are explained in this article. Additionally, two ... More

    pp. 124-142

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  4. Interaction and the Online Distance Classroom: Do Instructional Methods Effect the Quality of Interaction?

    Heather Kanuka

    In this special issue, I bring together two studies to provide a comprehensive overview on diverse and interactive instructional methods aimed to facilitate higher levels of learning. One study... More

    pp. 143-156

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  5. Student-Content Interactions in Online Courses: The Role of Question Prompts in Facilitating Higher-Level Engagement with Course Content

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Ayesha Sadaf & David J. Ertmer

    This study examined the relationships among question types and levels and students' subsequent responses/interactions in online discussion forums. Question prompts were classified both by type, as ... More

    pp. 157-186

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  6. Framework for Asynchronous Discussion Design Decisions: Applied Principles from Special Issue Authors

    Barbara L. Grabowski

    After a discussion of the state of both misaligned and informative online and distance education research, the authors in this special issue (hereafter called the collective) extract evidence-based... More

    pp. 187-199

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