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Online Learners' Preferences for Interaction

Quarterly Review of Distance Education Volume 3, Number 2, ISSN 1528-3518


Describes a study that investigated types of interaction that graduate students perceived to be important for elearning (electronic learning). Discusses content interaction, conversation and collaboration, interpersonal and metacognitive skills, and need for support; explains the Online Learning Interaction Inventory; and reports that flexibility and convenience were primary reasons for distance learning. (Author/LRW)


Northrup, P.T. (2002). Online Learners' Preferences for Interaction. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 3(2), 219. Retrieved July 4, 2020 from .

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