THE ROLE OF ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE LEARNING: INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES AND STUDENTS' OPINIONS

Arianna Giuliani

Abstract


The paper deepens the results of an exploratory study conducted at eCampus University. The main objectives were to detect students’ opinions about their formative process and to investigate the perceived effectiveness of some instructional strategies in promoting engagement in online learning experiences.

The use of engaging strategies was recognized as discriminating for meaningful experiences in online education. However, students seem to prefer a computer-automated approach in some circumstances, while recognizing its failings in affective and relational issues.

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Active learning, Engagement, Higher education, Instructional design, Online learning

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