Student Motivation for Learning at a Distance : Does Interaction Matter ?

@inproceedings{Kelsey2005StudentMF,
  title={Student Motivation for Learning at a Distance : Does Interaction Matter ?},
  author={Kathleen D. Kelsey},
  year={2005}
}
The case study evaluated a distance education program offered by a land-grant university agricultural college. The study used Holmberg's and Moore's theoretical frameworks of didactic conversation and multiple interactions to determine the importance of interaction on the efficacy of distance learning. The mixed methods approach used an original survey instrument and long faculty interviews. While students found the technology manageable, the faculty perceived technology as a barrier to… CONTINUE READING
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