Research and References




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  • Dihoff, R., Brosvic, G., Epstein, M., & Cook, M. (2004). Provision of feedback during preparation for academic testing: learning is enhanced by immediate but not delayed feedback. Psychological Record, 54(2), 207.

  • Ferdig, R.E., Cavanaugh, C., DiPietro, M., Black, E.W. & Dawson, K. (2009). Virtual schooling standards and best practices for teacher education. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(4), 479-503. Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved Mar. 15, 2011 from http://0-www.editlib.org.darius.uleth.ca/p/30481

  • Greenhow, C. & Robelia B. (2009). Informal learning and identity formation in online social networks. Learning, Media and Technology, 34, 119-140.



  • Kensinger Rose, K. (2009). Student perceptions of the use of instructor-made videos in online and face-to-face classes. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching 5(3), 487-495.

  • Kitsis, S. M. (2008). The facebook generation: homework as social networking. English Journal, 98, 30-36.



  • Lips, D. (2010). How online learning is revolutionizing K-12 education and benefiting students. Washington, DC: The Heritage Foundation. Retrieved from: http://s3.amazonaws.com/thf_media/2010/pdf/bg_2356.pdf
  • North American Council for Online Learning. (2006). National standards for quality online teaching. Vienna, VA: NACOL.






  • Stenalt, M. & Godsk, M. (2006). The pleasure of e-learning: Towards aesthetic e-learning platforms. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of European University Information Systems, (pp. 210-212). Tartu, Estonia. Retrieved from http://www.au.dk/fileadmin/www.au.dk/e-laeringsenheden/e-laering_og_ikt/publikationer/thepleasureofe-learning.pdf

  • Watson, J. and Gemin, B., Evergreen Education Group and Coffey, M. (2010). Promising practices in online learing: A parent's guide to choosing the right online program. Vienna, VA: International Association for K-12 Online Learning.