Narrative Review of Experimental Research Studies on Improving Students’ Experience in Online and Distance Learning: Implications for Praxis

Show full item record

Title: Narrative Review of Experimental Research Studies on Improving Students’ Experience in Online and Distance Learning: Implications for Praxis
Author: Bissessar, Charmaine; Bissessar, Charmaine
Abstract: A narrative review of 10 peer-reviewed articles from 2002 to 2009 was conducted based on effective strategies for online and distance education classrooms. The proceeding points were made based on the researchers’ summation: (a) there is a need for increased emphasis collaboration, (b) e-tivities should be geared toward authenticity through synthesizing information, personal and professional relevance, (c) course design is imperative in spawning increased collaboration, authenticity, and levels of comfort with technology, (d) e-tutors should foster high levels of interaction, innovation, creativity, and out of the box thinking through creation of projected geometrical e-tivities, (e) above all e-tutors should show concern, support, caring, and give feedback as soon as is possible to remove any feelings of isolation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/10079
Date: 2011-05-28


Files in this item

Files Size Format View
meta analysis.doc 186Kb Microsoft Word View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record

Search UWISpace


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account