Doris U. Bolliger

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Researchers investigated the impact of podcasting on student motivation in the online environment during fall 2008 and spring 2009. Data were collected from students enrolled in fourteen online courses at a research university in the United States. One hundred and ninety-one students completed a modified version of the Instructional Materials Motivation(More)
This study examined the effects of learning styles on learner perceptions of the use of interactive online tutorials. Learners were categorised into five learning style categories and four learning modalities. The responses to a questionnaire with four survey dimensions were analysed in order to ascertain differences based on learning styles, gender and(More)
With the growth of online courses and programs in higher education, considerable concerns emerge about student feelings of isolation and disconnectedness in the online learning environment. A research study was conducted to develop and validate an instrument that can be used to measure perceptions of connectedness of students enrolled in online programs or(More)
The purpose of this study was to develop a self-reported measure of instructor satisfaction within the context of teaching in the online environment and to validate the instrument’s psychometric properties. Upon conducting an expert panel review and pilot study, the instrument was administered to 168 instructors who taught courses in the online environment(More)
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