publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Relationship Between Age, Experience, and Student Preference for Types of Learning Activities in Online Courses

Thomas A. Simonds; Barbara Brock;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: Journal of Educators Online, volume 11, issue 1
  • Publisher: Journal of Educators Online
Abstract
In this study, two researchers explored student learning preferences in online courses. They used the scholarship of teaching and learning process as a research model, and embedded a web-based survey and online focus groups in the online courses they were teaching. After collecting data, the researchers conducted multiple logistic regression analyses to test their hypothesis that a relationship existed between some student factors and student preferences for types of online learning activities. The results of the data analysis revealed a statistically significant relationship between student age and student preference for certain types of online learning activit...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Effective Online Teaching and Learning Strategies, Relationship between Age and Preference for Online Learning Activities, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Virtual Community, Learning Community, On-line learning, lcsh:Theory and practice of education, lcsh:LB5-3640, Community network, Social network, business.industry, business, The Internet, Teaching method, Higher education, Computer literacy, Internet privacy, Focus group, Mathematics education, Computer science, Digital native
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