publication . Article . 2007

Comparing On-Line to In-Person Course Delivery: An Empirical Study

Jammie Price; Leslie Hossfeld;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2007 Journal: Sociation Today (issn: 1542-6300, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: North Carolina Sociological Association
Abstract
Web-based technologies have been used in the classroom for over 15 years, including websites, email, listserves, library reserves, and text books. Among these options, social scientists range widely in their web usage – from simply posting syllabi on-line to delivering a course fully on-line in asynchronous learning networks. Use of web-based technology for instructional purposes is increasing, as is enrollment in distance education courses and on-line course offerings. Many administrators and faculty promote on-line instruction as the solution to managing increased college enrollments, particularly among non-traditional students. However, are the academic outco...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: teaching sociology, teaching outcomes, teaching sociological research, on-line teaching, in-person teaching, evaluation of teaching, distance education, asynchronus learning networks, Sociology (General), HM401-1281
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