IRMA-International.org: Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Emergence of Successful Online Courses: A Student and Faculty Shift

Emergence of Successful Online Courses: A Student and Faculty Shift
View Sample PDF
Author(s): Amy L. Sedivy-Benton (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA), Andrew Hunt (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA), Teri L. Hunt (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA), James M. Fetterly (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA) and Betty K. Wood (University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 11
Source title: Handbook of Research on Transnational Higher Education
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Siran Mukerji (IGNOU, India) and Purnendu Tripathi (IGNOU, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4458-8.ch032

Purchase

View Emergence of Successful Online Courses: A Student and Faculty Shift on the publisher's website for pricing and purchasing information.

Abstract

This chapter seeks to investigate the common characteristics that make online courses high quality. With an increase in online education and the increased attention to national standards and accreditation, there is a need for research to focus on the quality of online education. The literature related to online education suggests that more studies compare traditional courses with online courses as well as ways to affect the social climate of online courses and programs than the quality of online education. Questions to be considered range from, “How much time do instructors spend developing online courses compared to traditional courses?” to “What are the students’ perspective of the quality of online courses / instruction?” McGorry (2003) suggests seven constructs “to evaluate quality and learning in online courses: flexibility, responsiveness and student support, student learning, interaction, technology and technical support, and student satisfaction” (p. 162).

Related Content

Mansoor Ahmed Alaali. © 2022. 17 pages.
Antonia Caro González, Icy Fresno Anabo, Luana Ferreira-Lopes Silva. © 2022. 19 pages.
Esra Al Dhaen, Merlin D. Stone, Mohammed Mahmood. © 2022. 12 pages.
Luis Miguel Dos Santos. © 2022. 21 pages.
Luis Miguel Dos Santos. © 2022. 21 pages.
Vivek Soni, Devinder Kumar Banwet. © 2022. 15 pages.
Luis Miguel Dos Santos. © 2022. 22 pages.
Body Bottom