Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Internet in education; Distance education--Computer-assisted instruction; Web-based instruction;
This literature review focuses on what needs to be in place to have an effective online class. Instructional design models, interactive learning communities, learning theories, and instructional/student technology training are some of the issues that the literature review documents. The purpose of this literature review is to examine research on the topics of the instructional design process and the transformation of a traditional classroom to an online classroom. The conclusions formed within this document are based upon literature reviews about the topics of effective online classes. This review has led to a conclusion that online education can be an effective learning environment if the necessary key components are in place.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Mary C. Herring
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©2006 Renae Darlene Farrell
Farrell, Renae Darlene, "Key components in an online class" (2006). Graduate Research Papers. 610.