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Improving Online Learning: Student Perceptions of Useful and Challenging Characteristics.
Abstract Online courses and programs continue to grow in higher education settings. Students are increasingly demanding online access, and universities and colleges are working to meet the demands.Expand
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A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments.
We introduce a research-based framework for understanding SDL in online learning contexts. Expand
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Teaching and learning in digital environments: The resurgence of resource-based learning
We trace the changing nature of resources and perspectives in their use for learning in the digital age, describe the overarching structures of resource-based learning environments, and identify key challenges to be addressed. Expand
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Cognitive strategies and learning from the world wide web
The purpose of this study was to identify the strategies used by adult learners in an open-ended hypermedia information system. Four participants were drawn from an introductory educationalExpand
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Virtual Mentoring and HRD
The problem and the solution. The purpose of this article is to explore virtual mentoring and discuss its implications for human resource development (HRD) as an individual and career developmentExpand
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A conceptual framework for understanding information seeking in open-ended information systems
  • J. Hill
  • Computer Science
  • 1 March 1999
This paper describes a theoretically and empirically based framework for how users formulate and employ information-seeking strategies in open-ended information systems (OEISs). Expand
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Social Learning Theory and Web-Based Learning Environments: A Review of Research and Discussion of Implications
Abstract Since the 1970s, cognitive psychological perspectives have dominated pedagogical frameworks and models for designing technology-mediated teaching and learning environments. More recently,Expand
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Flexible Learning Environments: Leveraging the Affordances of Flexible Delivery and Flexible Learning
  • J. Hill
  • Computer Science
  • 1 September 2006
The purpose of this article is to explore the key features of flexible learning environments (FLEs). Expand
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Overcoming obstacles and creating connections: Community building in Web-based learning environments
  • J. Hill
  • Computer Science
  • J. Comput. High. Educ.
  • 1 September 2002
This paper is to present several strategies and techniques that have proven successful for community building in Web-based learning environments. Expand
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Student Perceptions of Groupwork in an Online Course: Benefits and Challenges
Online group work is becoming an increasingly popular instructional strategy. Although researchers have questioned the benefits of group work in online learning environments, little empiricalExpand
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