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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks

December 2010 Volume 14, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Why Online Education Will Attain Full Scale

    John Sener

    Online higher education has attained scale and is poised to take the next step in its growth. Although significant obstacles to a full scale adoption of online education remain, we will see full... More

    pp. 3-16

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  2. Educational Transformation through Online Learning: To Be or Not to Be

    Anthony G. Picciano, Jeff Seaman & I Elaine Allen

    The purpose of this article is to examine online learning at the macro level in terms of its impact on American K-12 and higher education. The authors draw on six years of data that they have... More

    pp. 17-35

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  3. A Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Education Programs: A Delphi Study

    Kaye Shelton

    As the demands for public accountability increase for the higher education, institutions are seeking methods for continuous improvement in order to demonstrate quality within programs and processes... More

    pp. 36-62

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  4. Mentoring for Innovation: Key Factors Affecting Participant Satisfaction in the Process of Collaborative Knowledge Construction in Teacher Training

    Helga Dorner & Andrea Karpati

    This paper presents data about the successful use of the Mentored Innovation Model for professional development for a group of Hungarian teachers (n = 23, n = 20 in two iterations), which was... More

    pp. 63-77

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  5. Faculty Actions that Result in Student Satisfaction in Online Courses

    Lana C. Jackson, Stephanie J. Jones & Roy C. Rodriguez

    This study identified faculty actions which positively influenced student satisfaction in the online classroom at the community college level. The escalating demand for Internet-based, distance... More

    pp. 78-96

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  6. Automating Expertise in Collaborative Learning Environments

    Noelle LaVoie, Lynn Streeter, Karen Lochbaum, David Wroblewski, Lisa Boyce, Charles Krupnick & Joseph Psotka

    We have developed a set of tools for improving online collaborative learning including an automated expert that monitors and moderates discussions, and additional tools to evaluate contributions,... More

    pp. 97-119

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