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  • 1. “Literacy andSocialization: AreOnline or Face-to- Face Classes Better?” Trisha Sissons April 19, 2012
  • 2. Research QuestionsIs taking an online course taking away fromour retention of knowledge?Are online classes more beneficial thanface-to-face courses?How are the students at the University ofCentral Florida affected by online courses?
  • 3. Online courses… Are courses in which there is no need for face to face instruction and all of the material you learn is self-directed. There are different kinds of online courses…  WWW  Video stream  Hybrid
  • 4. Discussion Socialization TuChih-Hsiung and McIssac Marina agree when they write, “Social presence positively influences online interaction.”(140) Thereare different roles we can partake in when being in an online course. (Nagel)
  • 5. Students’ Feelings One study showed that students who take online courses do worse in online courses than those who took face to face courses. Another study showed that online courses have a much higher enrollment than regular face to face courses. Online learning offers flexibility and it also offers students to direct themselves through the course at their own pace and with their own learning style (El Mansour)
  • 6. Teaching Strategies Author Carle found that in a study of about 10,000, teachers “do not differ generally across online and face-to-face instruction modes” Author Carlos Gonzalez expresses in his findings different conceptions that professors hold and these conceptions differ from being very interactive with the students to just being a “transfer of knowledge” to the web and they students.
  • 7. Methods Distributed through online channels. Aimed towards UCF students 10 questions Alternating between multiple choice and free response questions
  • 8. DiscussionHow interactive was your teacher throughout the course? Results Very Somewh at Not so much Not at all
  • 9. ResultsWhy do UCF students take online courses? The number one response was because of flexibility.
  • 10. ResultsDespite the differences throughout all of the other answers throughout the survey, 100% of participants said that they would retake an online course.
  • 11. Why This Matters…. My research questions bring about the question of if we pay for our own classes should we lose knowledge because it’s a more flexible option? College students should know what they are getting into before taking classes and how it may affect how they do in the class. Isthe socialization we lose in the class worth the socialization or extra time we will get outside of class?
  • 12. Works Cited Carle, Adam. "Evaluating college students’ evaluations of a professor’s teaching effectiveness across time and instruction mode (online vs. face-to-face) using a multilevel growth modeling approach." Computers and Education 53.2 (2009): 429-435. Academic Search Premier. Web. 24 Feb. 2012. Chih-Hsiung, Tu, and Marina McIssac. "The Relationship of Social Presence and Interaction in Online Classes." American Journal of Distance Education 16.3 (2002): 131. Academic Search Premier. Web. 16 Feb. 2012. Coates, Dennis, Humphreys, Brad R. Kane, John and Vachris, Michelle A.” “No significant distance” between face-to-face and online instruction: evidence from principles of economics.” Economics Education Review 23.5 (2004):533-546. Academic Search Premier. Web. 5 March 2012. El Mansouri, Bassou, and Davison Mupinga. "Students positive and negative experiences in hybrid and online classes." College Student Journal 14 (2007): 242-248. Academic Search Premier. Web. 14 Feb. 2012. Kattney, Therese. “Study: Students Taking Online Classes Have Much Higher Satisfaction, Reenrollment Rates.” Distance Education Report 15.21 (2011):5-8. Academic Search Premier. Web 5 March 2012. Lee, Jang-Wan. "Online support service quality, online learning acceptance, and student satisfaction." Internet and Higher Education 13.4 (2010): 277-283. Academic Search Premier. Web. 24 Feb. 2012. Mahoney, Sue. "Mindset Change; Influences on Student Buy-in to Online Classes." Quarterly Review of Distance Education 10.1 (2009): 75-83. Academic Search Premier. Web. 12 Feb. 2012. McAllister, Charles and Watkins, Paul. “Increasing Academic Integrity in Online Classes by Fostering the Development of Self-regulated Learning Skills.” Clearing House 85.3 (2012): 96-101. Academic Search Premier. Web. 28 March. 2012. Morrison, Rodger. "A comparison of online versus traditional student end-of-course critiques in resident courses." Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education 36.6 (2011): 627-641. Academic Search Premier. Web. 16 Feb. 2012. Nagel, L., S. Blignaut, and C. Cronje. "Read-only participants: a case for student communication in online classes." Interactive Learning Environments 17.1 (2009): 37-51. Academic Search Premier. Web. 14 Feb. 2012. Ouzts, Karen. “Sense of Community in Online Courses.” Quarterly Review of Distance Education7.3 (2006):285-296. Academic Search Premier. Web. 5 March 2012.