Introduction to Section II

Peter Shea


In addition to the special issue section reflecting papers presented in the OTL SIG at the 2016 conference of the American Educational Research Association this issue also features papers from our standard submission process. These papers investigate issues related to the academic performance of minority students in online settings, experiential online learning, learning styles, and virtual conference participation.


Intorduction, Online Learning, OLJ

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Anderson, S.; Hsu, Y;& Kinney, J. (2016). Using importance-performance analysis to guide instructional design of experiential learning activities Online Learning, 20 (4) 187 – 200.

Bali, M.; Caines, A.; DeWaard, H.;& Hogue, R. J., (2016). Ethos and practice of a connected learning movement: interpreting virtually connecting through alignment with theory and survey results, Online Learning 20 (4) 212 – 229.

Knapke, J; Haynes, E; Breen, J; Kuhnell, P; Smith, L.; & Meinzen-Derr, J. (2016) Evaluation of online graduate epidemiology instruction and student outcomes, Online Learning 20 (4), 201 – 211.

Yeboah, A. K. & Smith, P. (2016). Relationships between minority students online learning experiences and academic performance, Online Learning 20 (4) 161 – 186.


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