Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration is a peer-reviewed electronic journal offered free each quarter via the Internet. 

Published by: UWG Distance & Distributed Education Center

Access: Open access, full text available

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13 Jun 2014

Welcome!!! New edition of the OJDLA Journal - Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2

Here is our new edition of the OJDLA Journal - Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 (Double click on the article titles to see the entire article). Here is a letter from our editor: I just returned ...

13 Jun 2014

Training Your Faculty about Copyright When the Lawyer Isn't Looking

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Thomas J. Tobin At one point in the spy-caper parody film Goldmember, Austin Powers and his friends are chasing the movie's villain through Japan. Their car ge...

13 Jun 2014

Build It But Will They Teach?: Strategies for Increasing Faculty Participation & Retention in Online & Blended Education

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Kristen Betts and Amy Heaston The need for online and blended programs within higher education continues to grow as the student population in the United Stat...

13 Jun 2014

Harvesting Alternative Credit Transfer Students: Redefining Selectivity in Your Online Learning Program Enrollment Leads

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Bradly Corlett Several recent issues and trends in online education have resulted in consolidation of efforts for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), increas...

13 Jun 2014

What Online Students Want Compared to What Institutions Expect

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Jeffrey L. Bailie The purpose of this study was to examine whether a set of instructional practices commonly prescribed to online faculty in the higher educ...

13 Jun 2014

Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Online Students in Higher Education

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Bonny Barr 89% of colleges and universities in the United States offer online courses and of those institutions 58% offer degree programs that are completel...

13 Jun 2014

What Really Matters? Technological Proficiency in an Online Course

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Stacy Hendricks and Scott Bailey As the student population becomes more diverse, university administrators are challenged with meeting those needs in a varie...

13 Jun 2014

It is (More) About the Students: Faculty Motivations and Concerns Regarding Teaching Online

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by H. David Hunt, Kim Davies, Deborah Richardson, Georgina Hammock, Maureen Akins and Laura Russ There is increasing interest, if not demand, from universities a...

13 Jun 2014

Online Faculty Perceptions on Effective Faculty Mentoring: A Qualitative Study

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Teresa Williams, Melissa Layne and Phil Ice When higher education leaders give little thought or offer little mentoring to their faculty members, there is ris...

13 Jun 2014

A National Study of Theories and Their Importance for Faculty Development for Online Teaching

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Katrina A. Meyer and Vicki S. Murrell This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information abo...

13 Jun 2014

Managing Communication and Professional Development in Online Graduate Programs with Electronic Portfolios

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Craig E. Shepherd and Doris U. Bolliger Four years ago, two online graduate programs at a mid-size university in the western United States implemented ePortfo...

13 Jun 2014

Interaction Patterns in Synchronous Online Calculus and Linear Algebra Recitations

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Dr. Greg Mayer Dr. and Cher Hendricks This study describes interaction patterns observed during a pilot project that explored the use of web-conferencing (WC) ...

13 Jun 2014

Non Traditional Education: A View From The Market

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Barry Mayhew For many decades America enjoyed a well-deserved reputation as a leader in technological innovation and creativity and most countries of the world...

13 Jun 2014

The Acceptability of Online and For-Profit Nursing Degrees: A Study of Hiring Gatekeeper Perceptions

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by James W. Kinneer A national survey of health care recruiters was used to compare their attitudes toward four different RN-to-BSN degree options based on the me...

13 Jun 2014

Instructor Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework and its Impact on Classroom Community and the Learning Environment

Summer 2014 - Volume 17 Issue 2 by Andree Swanson, Maria Minor, and Bill Pollard A change in the Community of Inquiry (COI) framework with an addition of an instructor social presence is suggest...

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