Peer Feedback as An Instructional Strategy

Critical Research Review of “Using Peer Feedback to Enhance the Quality of Student Online Postings: An Exploratory Study” by Ertmer et al. (2007). Problem 1. Identify the clarity with which this article states a specific problem to be explored. The focus of this research study was clearly and consistently presented in both the abstract and … Continue reading Peer Feedback as An Instructional Strategy

Peer feedback vs. instructor feedback: An extended annotated bibliography.

Ertmer, P. A., Richardson, J. C., Belland, B., Camin, D., Connolly, P., Coulthard, G., et al. (2007). Using Peer Feedback to Enhance the Quality of Student Online Postings: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12(2), 412-433. doi:10.1111/j.1083-6101.2007.00331.x   This study takes a look at the impact of peer feedback on students’ online postings to determine … Continue reading Peer feedback vs. instructor feedback: An extended annotated bibliography.

Instructors’ Perceptions of Presence in Online Learning

Richardson, J.C., Besser, E., Koehler, A., Lim, J., & Strait, M. (2016). Instructors’ perceptions of instructor presence in online learning environments. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 7(4), 82–104.   This qualitative study was completed to explore the perceptions of instructors on their presence in online courses. Four research questions are posed … Continue reading Instructors’ Perceptions of Presence in Online Learning

Online Learning as Online Participation

Hrastinski, S. (2008). A theory of online learning as online participation. Computers & Education, 52, 78–82.   This article discusses previous theories and research to support the implication of online learning as online participation. The author presents theories to define participation and empirical evidence to support the argument that online participation drives online learning. Participation … Continue reading Online Learning as Online Participation

Interactive Video in E-Learning

Zhang, D., Zhou, L., Briggs, R.O., & Nunamaker Jr., J.F. (2006). Instructional video in e-learning: Assessing the impact of interactive video on learning effectiveness. Information & Management, 43, 15-27.   This empirical study focuses on the effects of interactive video in an e-learning environment on both learner outcome and learner satisfaction when compared with e-learning environments … Continue reading Interactive Video in E-Learning