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Internet and Higher Education

October 2013 Volume 19, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Individual and group-level factors for students' emotion management in online collaborative groupwork

    Jianzhong Xu, Department of Leadership and Foundations, United States; Jianxia Du & Xitao Fan, Faculty of Education, China

    The current study examines empirical models of students' emotion management in online collaborative groupwork. Student- and group-level predictors of emotion management in groupwork were analyzed... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Unpacking online learning experiences: Online learning self-efficacy and learning satisfaction

    Demei Shen, Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Digital Education Equipment, East China Normal University, China; Moon-Heum Cho, Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, Kent State University at Stark, United States; Chia-Lin Tsai, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri – Columbia, United States; Rose Marra, School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri – Columbia, United States

    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... More

    pp. 10-17

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  3. Mobile computing devices in higher education: Student perspectives on learning with cellphones, smartphones & social media

    Joanne Gikas & Michael M. Grant, The University of Memphis, United States

    The purpose of this research was to explore teaching and learning when mobile computing devices, such as cellphones and smartphones, were implemented in higher education. This paper presents a... More

    pp. 18-26

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  4. Comparing student and faculty perceptions of online and traditional courses

    Ryan R. Otter, Department of Biology, United States; Scott Seipel, Department of Computer Information Systems, United States; Tim Graeff, Department of Management and Marketing, United States; Becky Alexander, Department of Elementary and Special Education, United States; Carol Boraiko, Department of Engineering Technology, United States; Joey Gray, Department of Health and Human Performance, United States; Karen Petersen, Department of Political Science, United States; Kim Sadler, Department of Biology, United States

    The use of online courses on college campuses has grown substantially in recent years, despite limited information on how these courses are perceived by faculty and students, compared to... More

    pp. 27-35

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  5. Facilitation of computer-supported collaborative learning in mixed- versus same-culture dyads: Does a collaboration script help?

    Vitaliy Popov, Harm J.A. Biemans & Dine Brinkman, Education and Competence Studies Chair Group; Andrei N. Kuznetsov, Foreign Languages and Culture Studies Chair Group, Russian Federation; Martin Mulder, Education and Competence Studies Chair Group

    To foster collaboration and improve the quality of students' discussions in mixed- and same- culture learner groups engaged in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), a collaboration... More

    pp. 36-48

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