Learning at a Distance : Engaged or Not ?

@inproceedings{Chen2008LearningAA,
  title={Learning at a Distance : Engaged or Not ?},
  author={Pu-Shih Daniel Chen and Robert M. Gonyea and George D. Kuh},
  year={2008}
}
Distance learning is the fastest growing segment of postsecondary education. Almost 3 million students took at least one online course in fall 2005, an increase of more than 800,000 over the previous year (Allen and Seaman 2006). At the same time, questions persist about the quality of online learning. In one recent study, about two-fifths of senior academic officers at U.S. degree-granting higher education institutions expressed a belief that distance learning is inferior to face-to-face… CONTINUE READING
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