Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Internet in education; Distance education--Computer-assisted instruction; Web-based instruction;
This review examines the factors promoting student success in online courses. The first part of the study examines how prevalent the dropout rate is in secondary education, not only in the United States but also in Asia and Europe. The second part examines how online courses differ from face-to-face courses. The third part covers skills that are essential for succeeding in an online environment. The skills discussed are self-regulation, self-efficacy, motivation, and depth of learning. The fourth part of the study discusses what can be done to strengthen online courses.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
J. Ana Donaldson
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©2008 Cecilia Ruhlmann
Ruhlmann, Cecilia, "Promoting student success in online courses" (2008). Graduate Research Papers. 1425.