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Faculty-Perceived Barriers of Online Education

Abstract: At institutions of higher learning, there is an increased demand and need for online courses. However, the number of faculty developing and teaching these courses does not match the growth in online education. The purpose of this study was to determine the perceived barriers to online teaching experienced by various faculty groups at a public institution located in the southeastern United States using a new survey instrument, which was developed from recent research findings. This study sought to identify the most prevalent barriers to online instruction for the faculty group surveyed. In addition, these findings may identify prevalent barriers for faculty groups in an effort to inform administrative decisions concerning policy, training, and compensation as well as to facilitate... Show More
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Florence GilzeneCheese
3 years ago

This serves as a useful addition to the academy. While Online education is spreading, there is not enough data of the cogency and value of this mode for current and future consumers.

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