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Online Learning Vol. 22, No. 1 (2018) pp. 223–251
Research has suggested that independent study students in online courses may benefit from engaging with a proximate community of engagement (PCE) and that students perceive that such engagement will help them succeed. Independent Study students were ...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 22, No. 1 (Mar 01, 2018)
Research has suggested that independent study students may benefit from engaging with a proximate community of engagement (PCE) while completing an online course and that they perceive that such engagement will help them succeed. Independent Study...
The Adolescent Community of Engagement Framework: A Lens for Research in K-12 Online Learning Environments
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 2176–2183
Although K-12 online learning has experienced exceptional growth, research in the field has lagged, possibly in part because of the lack of a comprehensive framework that explicitly addresses the unique student and environmental characteristics of...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 107–129
This paper describes the Adolescent Community of Engagement (ACE) framework as a lens to guide research and design in adolescent online learning environments. Several online learning frameworks have emerged from higher education contexts, but these ...
Online Student Perceptions of the Need for a Proximate Community of Engagement at an Independent Study Program
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 4 (2016) pp. 333–365
Research suggests that collaborative learning designs for online courses which require interaction with teachers and peers promotes engagement and learning. K-12 students seek supplemental online courses to meet graduation requirements and desire...
Teacher and Student Perspectives on Facilitating a Sense of Community Through an Online High School’s “Shepherding” Program
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (May 2016) pp. 149–177
Student disconnectedness remains a serious concern in K-12 online learning—especially in programs where students take most or all of their coursework online. In this research we examined a "shepherding program" designed to encourage a sense of...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 45, No. 5 (Sep 16, 2014) pp. 793–806
Little research has examined the critical components of successful K-12 online schools, due in part to the theoretical focus of current frameworks on higher education rather than characteristics of K-12 online learners and environments. Using K-12...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 3 (December 2016) pp. 227–246
Despite high growth rates, cyber charter schools experience higher attrition rates than their brick-and-mortar counterparts. Students? reasons for failing an online course are complex and students may require a high level of teacher support to be...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1463–1469
A growing number of adolescent students are taking all or most of their courses online and choosing to learn from home rather than in a traditional brick-and-mortar setting. This places a greater responsibility on the student’s parents to support...
Topics: Virtual Schooling
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 107–128
Emerging research suggests that on-site mentors can play an important role in supporting K-12 online learners, yet in practice there is wide variability in what mentoring looks like from program to program. Recently, states like Michigan have...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 195–203
Online learning has become a reality for many students in higher education. Unfortunately, something that has also become a reality is a sense of isolation in online courses, and Moore (1980) has warned that students' sense of distance can threaten...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1254–1259
Video allows for an increasingly high fidelity online learning environment which can increase student perceptions of teacher immediacy and social presence and may provide a powerful way to build connections and provide feedback between students and...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 16, 2014)
This mixed method research examined instructors’ use of video feedback and its impact on instructor social presence in 12 blended sections of three preservice educational technology courses. An independent samples t-test was conducted and found no...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 16, 2014) pp. 232–256
This mixed method research examined instructors' use of video feedback and its impact on instructor social presence in 12 blended sections of three preservice educational technology courses. An independent samples t-test was conducted and found ...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 3 (May 16, 2016)
Distance education has historically contained little or no learner–learner interactions. Currently the Internet allows for unprecedented levels of learner–learner interaction and has the potential to transform how students learn online. However,...
Examining the Complexities of Parental Engagement at an Online Charter High School: A Narrative Analysis Approach
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 20, No. 1 (Feb 28, 2019)
With the rapid growth of K-12 online learning opportunities, calls have come for more and better parental engagement to improve student engagement and reduce student attrition. In this article, we drew from a larger study to share rich narratives...
The Use of Asynchronous Video Communication to Improve Instructor Immediacy and Social Presence in an Online Course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 337–344
In this paper we share our experiences with using asynchronous video communications to increase teacher immediacy and social presence during a technology integration course for pre-service teachers. We describe three cases where asynchronous video...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (December 2018) pp. 648–669
Blended learning has grown rapidly in K-12 schools and is commonly seen as a potential vehicle to make learning more student centered by providing students with some level of control over their learning pace and path. As a result, blended learning...
Glen Bull; Charles Hodge; Chrystalla Mouza; Kinshuk ,; Michael Grant; Leanna Archambault; Jered Borup; Richard E. Ferdig; Denise A. Schmidt-Crawford
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2019) pp. 117–128
Any concept that is widely adopted by scholars and practitioners inevitably is used in ways that the originators did not intend. Expansion of a concept in this way can be described as conceptual dilution. Conceptual dilution does not refer to the...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 4 (Dec 31, 2016) pp. 327–331
K-12 online learning has grown dramatically the last decade. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that this growth has occurred despite course completion rates and standardized test scores that tend to be lower than those found in face-to-face ...