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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD) Volume 6, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD) serves as a forum for the improvement of online education for schools and teachers planning to implement, or currently engaged in, e-learning. Focusing on online schooling and curriculum preparation, this journal provides effective Web-based teaching methods for teachers and educators. IJOPCD presents critical viewpoints for academic professionals in the development of online learning.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Qualitative Findings on the Dynamics of Online Facilitation in Distance Education
  • Expanding Learning Opportunities for Graduate Students with HyFlex Course Design
  • Interpreting Experiences of Students Using Educational Online Technologies to Interact with Students in Blended Tertiary Environments: A Phenomenological Study
  • A Post-Positivist Framework for Using and Building Theory in Online Instructional Design
  • Use of Social Media for Teaching Online Courses and Enhancing Business Communication Skills at the University Level: Can This Really Be Done?

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Qualitative Findings on the Dynamics of Online Facilitation in Distance Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
    6. 5. IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  5. Expanding Learning Opportunities for Graduate Students with HyFlex Course Design
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND OF HYFLEX
    4. HYFLEX AND ANDRAGOGY
    5. RESEARCH METHOD
    6. HYFLEX COURSE DESIGN
    7. FINDINGS
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. APPENDIX B
    12. APPENDIX C
    13. APPENDIX D
  6. Interpreting Experiences of Students Using Educational Online Technologies to Interact with Students in Blended Tertiary Environments:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  7. A Post-Positivist Framework for Using and Building Theory in Online Instructional Design
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PERSPECTIVE, PURPOSE, AND METHODOLOGY
    4. REVIEW OF THEORY-RELATED LITERATURE
    5. THEORY: THE LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
    6. A THEORY DIAGNOSTIC MATRIX TOOL FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS
    7. THEORY-INNOVATION LIFECYCLE TOOL FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS
    8. IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ONLINE COURSE DESIGN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  8. Use of Social Media for Teaching Online Courses and Enhancing Business Communication Skills at the University Level:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
    3. SIGNIFICANCE AND RESEARCH
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODOLOGY
    5. KEY FINDINGS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  9. Call For Articles