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Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN)

JALN
 


ISSN 1092-8235 (online) - ISSN 1939-5256 (print)

The aim of the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks is to describe original work in asynchronous learning networks (ALN), including experimental results. Our mission is to provide practitioners in online education with knowledge about the very best research in online learning. Papers emphasizing results, backed by data are the norm. More...

Volume 10, Issue 3 - July 2006


Janet C. Moore, The Sloan Consortium
John Sener, The Sloan Consortium
Marie Fetzner, Montgomery College
Keywords: scale, ALN, interaction, engagement, student success, retention, completion
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Kathleen Susan Ives, The Sloan Consortium
Keywords: access, community colleges, access to higher education, serving non-traditional college students, lifelong learning
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Anthony G. Picciano School of Education, Hunter College, Doctoral Programs in Urban Education, and Interactive Pedagogy and Technology, City University of New York Graduate Center
Keywords: distance learning, online learning, blended learning, hybrid learning, access, pedagogy, decision making, administration, attrition, retention
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Volume 10, Issue 2 - May 2006


Janet C. Moore, The Sloan Consortium
Keywords: scale, institutional transformation, institutional commitment, institutional motivation, business models, cost effectiveness, scalability
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Gary E. Miller, The Pennsylvania State University
Stephen Schiffman, Babson College and Franklin.W. Olin College of Engineering
Keywords: scale, institutional transformation, access, quality
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George Otte, City University of New York
Meg Benke, Empire State College
Keywords: scale, institutional transformation, leadership, strategic planning, community, scalability
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Carol Scarafiotti, Rio Salado College
Dr. Martha Cleveland-Innes, Athabasca University
Keywords: access, learners, digital natives, institutional transformation
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The Pennsylvania State University
University of Texas TeleCampus
Rio Salado College
The City University of New York
Athabasca University
Empire State College
Keywords: scale, innovation, metrics, inter-institutional programs, change adeptness, hybrid courses, rates of degree completion and progress, pace of change
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Karen Vignare, MSU Global Ventures
Christine Geith, MSU Global
Stephen Schiffman, Babson College and Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Keywords: scale, online learning, business strategies, business functions, business models for online learning
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George Lorenzo, Educational Pathways
Keywords: scale, targets of opportunity, self-sustaining, course development, quality assurance, return on investment, responsibilities, grant proposal
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Volume 10, Issue 1 - February 2006


Karen Swan, Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University
Keywords: learning effectiveness
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Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Keywords: learning effectiveness, collaboration, engagement, knowledge creation, facilitation
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Karen Swan, Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University
Jia Shen, School of Management, New York Institute of Technology
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Keywords: learning effectiveness, online collaboration, assessment, course discussion, small group work, collaborative exams
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Shari McCurdy, University of Illinois at Springfield
Ray Schroeder, University of Illinois at Springfield
Keywords: access, diversity, inter-institutional collaboration, shared classes
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Janet C. Moore, The Sloan Consortium
Keywords: learning effectiveness, asynchronous learning networks (ALNs), collaboration, interaction
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Volume 10, Issue 1 - February 2006


D. R. Garrison, University of Calgary
Keywords: learning effectiveness, online learning, community of inquiry, social presence, cognitive presence, teaching presence, reflection, discourse, facilitation
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John Sener, Sener Learning Services
Keywords: scale, online learning, inter-institutional collaboration, quality assurance, quality improvement
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Peter Shea, University at Albany - State University of New York
Keywords: student satisfaction, learning community, sense of community, community of inquiry
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Volume 9, Issue 4 - December 2005


Reuven Aviv, Ph.D, Learning International Network Consortium (LINC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, and Department of Computer Science, Open University of Israel
Zippy Erlich, Department of Computer Science, Open University of Israel
Gilad Ravid, Center for Information Technology in Distance Education, Open University of Israel
Keywords: student satisfaction, asynchronous learning networks (ALNs), learning effectiveness, social network analysis, cohesion analysis, role analysis, power analysis, content analysis
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Terry Cowham, The Open University in the North West
Julia Duggleby, The Sheffield College, UK
Keywords: online corporate training, online teacher training, corporate-academic partnerships
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Xiaojing Liu, Kelley Direct Online Programs, Indiana University
Curt J. Bonk, Department of Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
Richard J. Magjuka, Chair of Kelley Direct Online Programs, Indiana University
Seung-hee Lee, Kelley Direct Online Programs, Indiana University
Bude Su, Department of Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
Keywords: faculty satisfaction, instructor roles, online learning, facilitation, pedagogical role, managerial role, social role, technical role
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Michelle Reece, Certified Medical Representatives Institute
Barbara Lockee, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Keywords: learning effectiveness, blended learning, training methods, instructional strategies
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Peter Shea, Department of Educational Theory and Practice and College of Computing and Information, University at Albany, State University of New York
Chun Sau Li, School of Education University at Albany, State University of New York
Karen Swan, Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University
Alexandra Pickett, SUNY Learning Network, State University of New York
Keywords: learning effectiveness, online teaching, teaching presence, class community, social learning, learning community
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Karen Vignare, Director, MSU Global Ventures
John Sener, President, Sener Learning Services
Keywords: access, asynchronous instructor-led online learning, e-learning, government e-learning, higher education, government partnership
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Volume 9, Issue 3 - October 2005


Joseph K. Cavanaugh, Department of Business Wright State University, Lake Campus
Keywords: scale, student demographics, online comparison, student location, distance learning
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Michael Hammond, Centre for New Technologies Research in Education, Institute of Education, University of Warwick
Keywords: learning effectiveness, asynchronous discussion, literature review, case studies
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Sangmin Lee, Woosong University, Korea
Keywords: learning effectiveness, constructivism, discussion boards, student-centered learning, writing
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Barbara Payne McLain, University of Hawaii – Manoa
Keywords: faculty satisfaction, faculty workload, interaction, workload dynamics, online course, distance education, internet course, music
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Janet C. Moore. Chief Learning Officer, The Sloan Consortium
Keywords: access
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Alfred P. Rovai, School of Education, Regent University
Michael K. Ponton, School of Education, Regent University
Keywords: student satisfaction, sense of community, learning, higher education, African American, Caucasian
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Jia Shen, School of Management, New York Institute of Technology
Michael Bieber, Collaborative Hypermedia Research Lab, Information Systems Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Collaborative Hypermedia Research Lab, Information Systems Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Keywords: learning effectiveness, examination, participatory examination, peer assessment, asynchronous learning networks (ALNs), collaborative learning, constructivism
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Karen Swan, Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University
Li Fang Shih, School of Business and Technology, Excelsior College
Keywords: learning effectiveness, asynchronous discussion, social presence, online learning, interaction, threaded discussion, computer-mediated communication, community
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Yi-fang Brook Wu, Department of Information Systems, College of Computing Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Xin Chen, Department of Information Systems, College of Computing Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Keywords: learning effectiveness, virtual classroom, distance learning, learning assessment, course messages, text processing, noun phrase
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Volume 9, Issue 2 - June 2005


University of Nebraska
Keywords: faculty satisfaction
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Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Distinguished Professor, Information Systems Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Keywords: scale
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Gerd Kortemeyer, Michigan State University
Matthew Hall, Michigan State University
Joyce Parker, Michigan State University
Behrouz Minaei-Bidgoli, Michigan State University
Guy Albertelli II, Michigan State University
Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State University
Edwin Kashy, Michigan State University
Keywords: access, online homework, online formative assessment
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Wayne P. Pferdehirt, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thomas W. Smith, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Karen R. Al-Ashkar, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Keywords: learning effectiveness
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Jason A. Scorza, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Keywords: empathy, teaching presence, desensitization, online learning, pedagogy, student satisfaction
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L. Dian Stoskopf, Director, Army Continuing Education System
Amy Moorash, Education Services Specialist, Army Continuing Education System
Keywords: access, online learning, virtual student support services, asynchronous delivery, integrated portal, customer relations management, mobile learners, anytime anywhere learning, government
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Maria Puzziferro-Schnitzer, Associate Dean, Virtual College, Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Jeff Kissinger, Instructional Program Manager, Virtual College, Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Keywords: faculty satisfaction, online adjuncts, online faculty
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Volume 9, Issue 2 - June 2005


Devon A. Cancilla, Scientific Technical Services, Western Washington University
Simon P. Albon, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia
Keywords: learning effectiveness, online laboratories, remote instrumentation, chemical measurements, pharmaceutical analysis, traditional herbal medicines
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Volume 9, Issue 1 - March 2005


David M. Anderson, Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling, Eastern Michigan University
Carol J. Haddad, Department of Interdisciplinary Technology, Eastern Michigan University
Keywords: student satisfaction, online teaching, online learning, women, gender, voice, postsecondary education
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John Bourne, The Sloan Consortium, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Babson College
Dale Harris, The Sloan Consortium, Purdue University
Frank Mayadas, The Sloan Consortium,The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Keywords: access, online education, virtual laboratories, online degrees
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Kimberly B. Kelley, Ph.D., The Center for Intellectual Property, University of Maryland University College
Kimberly Bonner, J.D.,The Center for Intellectual Property, University of Maryland University College
Keywords: faculty satisfaction, academic dishonesty, cheating, academic integrity, honor codes, cheating in distance learning
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Katrina A. Meyer, Associate Professor of Higher and Adult Education, The University of Memphis
Keywords: learning effectiveness, online learning, evaluation of online discussions, group discussion, Bloom's taxonomy
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Libby V. Morris, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia
Haixia Xu, Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia
Catherine L. Finnegan, EdD, Associate Director, Assessment and Public Information, Advanced Learning Technologies, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Keywords: faculty satisfaction, online teaching, faculty role, instructional workload
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Saxon G. Reasons, EdD, Programming Manager, Instructional Technology Services, University of Southern Indiana
Kevin Valadares, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Services/Administration, University of Southern Indiana
Michael Slavkin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Southern Indiana
Keywords: learning effectiveness, hybrid, student outcomes, course format, distance education, internet
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Robin Mason,Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK
Chris Pegler, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK
Martin Weller, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK
Keywords: access, learning objects, holistic learning experience, re-usability, ePortfolio
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Volume 8, Issue 4 - December 2004


Duane B. Graddy, Department of Economics and Finance, Middle Tennessee State University
Keywords: collaborative learning, learning effectiveness, computer-mediated communications, gender differences, distance learning
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