The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2009: §2324
|Fri, Nov 6, 10:30 - 10:55, Ballroom C Paper (refereed)
|Recommended Citation: O’Neil, T D. The Success of the Unprepared Student in the Distance Education Classroom in Higher Education. In The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2009, v 26 (Washington DC): §2324. ISSN: 1542-7382.
The Success of the Unprepared Student in the Distance Education Classroom in Higher Education
Is online learning for everyone? The online learner must be more independent and take a more active role in their responsibility as a learner. How will the unprepared student succeed in the online environment? The purpose of this paper is to delve into defining learner characteristics needed to succeed in the distance education classroom. By looking at the learner characteristics of the unprepared student, as compared to the characteristics of a successful online learner, we can explore ways to prepare them for success in the distance education classroom.
Keywords: unprepared student, online learner characteristics, online learner, distance education
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