Fostering Student Engagement through an Online Community of Learning: A Mixed Methods Action Research Dissertation
|Abstract||Promoting student engagement is a critical performance indicator for undergraduate success and is, therefore, a priority for academic institutions as they seek to improve teaching and learning practices (Meyer, 2014). Educators need to improve their instructional pedagogy by developing unique methods for engaging students with educational opportunities. Instructors who facilitate courses online face an even greater challenge in engaging students. A virtual learning community is a potential solution for improving online engagement.
This mixed methods action research dissertation explores the implementation of an online learning community and how it influences the engagement of students in distance learning environments. The primary researc... (more)
|Contributor||Sneed, Obiageli (Author) / Ott, Molly (Advisor) / Crawford, Steven (Committee member) / Magruder, Olysha (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||Educational leadership / Higher education / Instructional design / Action Research / Communities of Practice / Distance Learning / Online Community of Learning / Online Learning / Student Engagement|
|Note||Doctoral Dissertation Leadership and Innovation 2019|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|