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Adult Learners in an Online College Class: Combining Efficiency and Convenience of E-learning [chapter]

Peter Serdyukov, Nataliya Serdyukova
Education for the 21st Century — Impact of ICT and Digital Resources  
In view of the growing adult learner population in the USA, the traditional campus-based paradigm of higher education has been shifting towards more efficient innovative models that meet the needs of working  ...  Among the many innovative approaches to adult higher education online learning seems to be attracting the most attention among both adult students and educational researchers.  ...  In short, adult learning should be learner-centered, practical and efficient. This calls for the discussion of the pedagogy of online adult learning.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34731-8_22 dblp:conf/ifip3/SerdyukovS06 fatcat:2qouxyisxjdv5gsleh656tkena

Developing a blended learning model in an EFL class

Zhinong Sun, Xu Qiu
2017 International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning  
Learning model in an EFL class 5 giving Chinese as a second-language courses to adult students from countries other than China.  ...  The basic objective of the present study is to outline a framework of blended learning model in college English teaching applicable in China EFL class environment, and a case study was conducted to investigate  ...  Acknowledgements This study is partly supported by the Provincial Project of Quality Engineering of Institutions of Higher Learning of Anhui Province under Grant No. 2013zy021.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijceell.2017.080998 fatcat:4be63gasb5emhf7x6575dzn6dy

Perceptions of Pakistani Students on Online Classes During COVID-19

Ayesha Butt, Fareeha Javed, Sameera Ayub Bhatti
2021 Global Educational Studies Review  
In contrast, the learners contended with the space they got from the online learning by taking classes from anywhere with all the precision of the materials and syllabus.  ...  The worth of online education has been increased to a great extent during Covid 19. The present study investigates the perceptions of Pakistani university students regarding online classes.  ...  There is a difference in opinions which the level of learners gets down. The students at college/university and school level rely much on the traditional way of learning.  ... 
doi:10.31703/gesr.2021(vi-ii).01 fatcat:45tqayuemrhj3o7ckobfa42nmm

On the Lesson Design of Online College English Class during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zhen Zhou
2020 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
The article first analyzed the advantages and challenges of the pandemic on the college English online teaching, and then put forward the strategies of online teaching design, in order to supply some reference  ...  and enlightenment for the college English teaching in China.  ...  They should THEORY AND PRACTICE IN LANGUAGE STUDIES 1487 combine the traditional offline teaching and online teaching organically, explore an efficient mixed teaching mode, communicate with students through  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.1011.21 fatcat:h2qpp2yugfbtnfrdwii6lwkfua

Mobiles in class?

James Garo Derounian
2017 Active Learning in Higher Education  
in the event of an allegation of any such infringement.  ...  The University of Gloucestershire accepts no liability for any infringement of intellectual property rights in any material deposited but will remove such material from public view pending investigation  ...  This ambiguity mirrors exploratory research that conveys the pros and cons of Twitter for e-learning in HE (Kassens-Noor, 2012) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1469787417745214 fatcat:ahgjiddtyzc5nfctgujvvkdgee

Exploring the Experiences of Graduate School Students on Online Classes

Mary Grace P. Torentera, Francisco M. Espinosa, Jeannet E. Canda
2022 Zenodo  
The purpose of this study is to tell and retell the experiences of Graduate School Students in Online Class.  ...  They agreed that online classes bring flexibility, reduced cost and comfortable home learning environment.  ...  I interviewed five students in the Graduate School Program of Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Colleges who have online classes. E.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6562514 fatcat:zwkthfgpfzhefkxabcaf4buefq

Student-to-Student Interaction in Distance Education Classes: What Do Graduate Students Want?

Gary Moore, Wendy Warner, David Jones
2016 Journal of Agricultural Education  
None of the sub-groups embraced student-to-student interaction in distance education classes.  ...  Over 200 graduate students who completed one or more distance education graduate classes in agricultural and extension education from North Carolina State University during the past three years were surveyed  ...  It appears the typical student in a distance education class is an adult with a full-time job and is taking courses part-time.  ... 
doi:10.5032/jae.2016.02001 fatcat:zgg32cz2vbb5pgmcojdbuyzln4

The quest for knowledge transfer efficacy: blended teaching, online and in-class, with consideration of learning typologies for non-traditional and traditional students

Judy R. Van Doorn, John D. Van Doorn
2014 Frontiers in Psychology  
The pedagogical paradigm shift in higher education to 24-h learning environments composed of teaching delivery methods of online courses, blended/hybrid formats, and face-to-face (f2f) classes is increasing  ...  The quest for knowledge transfer efficacy: blended teaching, online and in-class, with consideration of learning typologies for non-traditional and traditional students. Front. Psychol. 5:324.  ...  membership for adult learners (Lundberg et al., 2008) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00324 pmid:24860517 pmcid:PMC4029015 fatcat:kxxuybcp6bbttgpaton6ru2an4

Examining Korean Students' Self-Directed English Learning Practices in General English Classes at College

Eunim Bok, Youngsang Cho
2020 The Korean Association of General Education  
and managing an online discussion forum to facilitate their out-of-class English learning.  ...  In other words, Korean college students should be supported and guided to become autonomous learners who can actively engage in planning, executing, and evaluating their English learning out of class  ... 
doi:10.46392/kjge.2020.14.4.113 fatcat:up6wqo5mffbz7liaidoawalywi

Do Class and School Size Matter? A Crucial Issue to School Improvement

Elizabeth Cornelius, Raffaella Gaines, Tara Gautney, Gresha Johnson, Robyn Rainer, Charles E. Notar, Shelia A. Webb
2008 International Education Studies  
The count of this node e is called the count of the prefix sequence. Any node in the prefix sequence of e is an ancestor of e.  ...  This study is based on an interview with an adult learner and will examine the various factors that contribute to his participation in such learning programs.  ...  Social skills and responsibility Appendix 3: Mean Score for the Attainment of Learning Outcomes through Courses by Clusters  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v1n4p3 fatcat:tzuixqay7zfcxlmutlxoeh2rku

Google Docs in Undergraduate online Composition Class

Hany Zaky
2021 Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research  
The statistical findings of this study revealed that students' learning skills in online writing classes could drive their perceptions of using Google Docs as a Peer Assessment Writing tool.  ...  Google Docs, as a collaborative online writing tool in Higher Education, facilitates and enhances the Composition pedagogical practices in face-to-face and virtual classes.  ...  Therefore, online collaborative writing tools could give students space and time to efficiently complete the collaborative learning cycle.  ... 
doi:10.34256/ajir2117 fatcat:6pget3ommzcj7kkza5afuq7x6m

The Students' Perspective on the Use of Facebook in Writing Class

Bunyamin Ali, Abd Rahman
2018 International Journal on Advanced Science, Education, and Religion  
and their opinion toward the use of Facebook in writing class.  ...  Based on the students' perspective towards the use of Facebook in their learning, this study revealed that most of the students had positive feeling to the use of Facebook in the writing class.  ...  Facebook is combinations of e-mail, web, and social networking.  ... 
doi:10.33648/ijoaser.v1i3.14 fatcat:ekc6cl3z2feuvj3gurwiqqw72q

Data for Flipped Classroom Design: Using Student Feedback to Identify the Best Components from Online and Face-to-Face Classes

Thad Crews, Jeff Butterfield Butterfield
2014 Higher Education Studies  
Colleges and universities have seen considerable enrollment growth in online courses during the past decade. However, online modalities are not optimal for all subject areas or students.  ...  Results suggest that the most positive impact with face-to-face learning is interaction through class discussions, group projects and other types of active learning.  ...  Students in underserved locations, adult learners, and even traditional-aged college students who live on college campuses are increasingly choosing to take courses in an online format (Bolkan, 2013)  ... 
doi:10.5539/hes.v4n3p38 fatcat:waw2otsd7nacrmdjad6qiaipui

Student Usage And Perceptions Of The Value Of Recorded Lectures In A Traditional Face-To-Face (F2F) Class

Thomas L. Davies, Vonda K. Cotton, Leon Korte
2016 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
This article describes a study in which two sections of an F2F tax course offered students access to recorded lectures, and reports the results of a survey designed to ascertain student usage and perceptions  ...  As a result, blended or hybrid classes, which include features of both F2F and distance courses, are becoming more common.  ...  In an online environment, learners can manage the pace of instruction so that it better suits their own style.  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v13i3.9714 fatcat:3a7adzkf3rd3xe2jfbjtealpua

The Effects of Task-Based Speaking Tasks on Iranian University Students Willingness to Communicate and Self-Efficacy in Online Classes: A Mixed-Methods Study

Siamak Rahimi, Ehsan Rezvani
2022 Education Research International  
The results of the quantitative analysis using ANCOVA revealed a positive effect of the online TBLT approach on university students' self-efficacy and willingness to communicate in speaking in the Iranian  ...  To this end, two intact classes were selected in Ayatollah Borujerdi University in Borujerd City, Iran.  ...  Online Teaching and Learning. ough the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly replaced traditional face-to-face classes with online classes, the development and popularity of social or Web 2.0 technologies (e.g.,  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/8041206 fatcat:4ymo7zxn4zdgpb54sidfetxnf4
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