The incredible interest in our online courses
speaks to the necessity and significance of what we teach here at Hillsdale," said Jon Lewis, senior manager of online courses
In addition, the seminars are now available as an online course
through ACI University, and can be purchased for an individual user or for a group of five individual at a reduced rate.
But they ran into difficulty because "20 percent of online courses
didn't specify learning outcomes that could be judged - and neither did 30 percent of the on-site courses," OSU documents said.
Written text from various types of documents, such as articles, reports, lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations, are sources of content for online courses
The CTE field may want to increase its participation because of the world of possibilities that online courses
Visit the online course
area of the Rubber Division's web site for further details at http://www.
Such findings suggest that instruction is indeed the most important factor when it comes to student satisfaction with online courses
(Bolliger & Martindale, 2004).
The National Education Association reported 73 percent of NEA members who taught online courses
were compensated as part of their normal courseload.
Because of the growing interest in computer-based learning, the Foundation recently launched the Online Learning Pass, an annual subscription program which allows users to access the entire line of online courses
(totaling hundreds of CPE hours) for only $350.
Interestingly, with the increasing acceptance of online classes (Owston,1997; Rossman, 1992) few studies have examined the effectiveness of online courses
and whether the achievement levels of meeting the courses competencies and objectives were met (Navarro & Shoemaker, 1999; Schulman & Sims, 1999; Sener & Stover, 2000; Smeaton & Keogh, 1999; Russell, 1999; Spooner, Jordan, Algozzine, and Spooner, 1999).
Likewise, online courses
can be more challenging than those offered by schools.
Recent statistics reveal that the number of online courses
and degree programs offered by many institutions has significantly increased over the last few years.