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Frequency And Time Investment of Instructors Participation In Threaded Discussions In The Online Classroom

Source: Journal of Online Interactive Learning

The authors of the “Frequency And Time Investment Of Instructors Participation In Threaded Discussions In The Online Classrooms article raise some very interesting points about the workload demands placed on faculty teaching online classes. Their Research indicates that faculty report a greater time investment for online classes than for equivalent face-to-face courses; concerns about time investment are compounded with the considerable ambiguity surrounding the perceived availability of faculty teaching in a 24/7 online environment.

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This entry was posted on April 11, 2007 by in Uncategorized.

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