The Illinois Online Network (ION) highlights the qualities online students should possess to succeed in the online learning environment.19
Table 3 outlines the connections between the eight characteristics of successful online learners and the four True Colors
In this study, we defined "success" as earning an A or B in the course
In general, then, projects assigned throughout the semester should be designed with a communication component, scheduled with deadlines, and challenge students to gain knowledge, but they should also be flexible, allowing students to use creativity in completing the assignment.
"[T]his third publication on the theme of quality in the COL Perspectives on Distance Education series widens the discussion beyond external quality assurance processes to a more generic focus on a "culture of quality." It is a logical extension of the earlier two publications, which came out in 1994 and 1997 and drew our attention to quality assurance concerns, clarifying the basic concepts and documenting the various quality assurance practices as well as the diverse challenges they pose in different contexts" (Description, 2014.03.18).
A getting-things-done based review of the Sente for Mac and iOS, and a few other reference management options.Friedman, P. Kerim. (2013.09.24). Getting Reading Done With Sente (Tools We Use) [blog post]. Retrieved March 18, 2014, from http://savageminds.org/2013/09/24/getting-reading-done-with-sente-tools-we-use/