An effectiveness evaluation of an online learning environment

Shirley Agostinho, Jan Herrington

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This paper reports on an effectiveness evaluation conducted on a postgraduate course that was delivered totally online. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine whether the course was effective in terms of facilitating student learning, and to gain insight into how the course could be improved for subsequent offerings. The purpose of this paper is to provide an example of how an effectiveness evaluation can be conducted in order to guide practitioners in evaluating online learning environments. The evaluation design is explained and the findings of the evaluation are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationED-MEDIA 2004-world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia & telecommunications
EditorsLorenzo Cantoni, Catherine McLoughlin
Place of PublicationLugano, Switzerland
PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781880094532
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventWorld Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2004) - Lugano, Switzerland
Duration: 21 Jun 200426 Jun 2004


ConferenceWorld Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2004)

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