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' The following four characteristics are common for successful online students: Basic technical and academic skills,... see more

'While no instrument can predict success in distance learning courses, having a clear understanding of your circumstances... see more

'This free eBook covers a wide range of eLearning topics, including mobile, K-12, hybrid learning design. It also... see more

This is a site that contains 20 questions.  Students answer yes or no to the questions, assign different points, and then... see more

This paper presents data from two studies conducted on interactive animations in an online art appreciation course. The... see more

This article describes a multiple-case study of exemplary Internet courses, guided by two initial research questions: 1)... see more

""The excessive workload generated by the assessment of exam papers in large classes and the need to give feedback in... see more

"This study found that students who took all or part of their instruction online performed better, on average, than those... see more

This is a film that was done by Sun Systems for MERLOT. It provides an excellent introduction to MERLOT and can be used... see more

"This paper presents findings related to how the nature of class changes when asynchronous online courses are used rather... see more

According to the authors, "Teachers play important roles in technology-rich classrooms, making decisions that... see more

'Before enrolling in an online course, you should first assess your readiness for stepping into the online learning... see more

'Is taking an online class a good fit for you? Learning through an online class requires different skills than learning... see more

This is a journal article from Performance Improvement Quarterly that provides evidence of the reliability of using... see more

This guide 'provides education leaders recommendations for developing and implementing an effective plan to adopt a... see more

This is a 20 question quiz with multiple choice answers.  One provides an email address and the results are emailed to... see more

This site has links to several useful sites to help you in learning online.

According to The Orange Grove, "Essays by practitioners and scholars active in the complex, diverse, and rapidly evolving... see more

The authors of this paper share insights into achieving teaching and learning excellence using the WebCT learning... see more

Research undertaken by the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management has sought to enhance understanding... see more

The author believes that many online courses are simply modeled after traditional forms of instruction instead of... see more

This paper explores key qeustions to consider when planning an online course and provides guidelines for effective... see more

This website explains the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) of Carnegie Mellon.  According to the site, "Using intelligent... see more