Title

Engaging online learners: The impact of web-based learning technology on student engagement

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2010

Keywords

Online learning, engagement, college, university, NSSE, web-based, deep learning

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2009.11.008

Abstract

Widespread use of the Web and other Internet technologies in postsecondary education has exploded in the last 15 years. Using a set of items developed by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the researchers utilized the hierarchical linear model (HLM) and multiple regressions to investigate the impact of Web-based learning technology on student engagement and self-reported learning outcomes in face-to-face and online learning environments. The results show a general positive relationship between the use the learning technology and student engagement and learning outcomes. We also discuss the possible impact on minority and part-time students as they are more likely to enroll in online courses.

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Citation / Publisher Attribution

Computers & Education, v. 54, no. 4, p. 1222-1232.

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