Share Paper: Perceptions of Achievement and Satisfaction as Related to Interactions in Online Courses

  1. Kristi Bordelon, Teacher Education University, United States
Thursday, June 26 10:30 AM-11:00 AM B3107

Abstract: Students have been documented as achieving and being satisfied in online classes. However, the perception still exists that isolation reduces satisfaction and achievement. Student-instructor interaction, student-student interaction, and student-content interaction each exist in online classes. It has yet to be determined if a statistically significant degree of differences or variations in any of these interactions are related to differences or variations in student perceived achievement or satisfaction. This quantitative study utilized a purposive sample of 155 K-12 educators enrolled in online graduate courses. Multiple regression analysis was conducted to examine the role of each interaction separate from the other interactions. ...