Share Paper: Engagement in online environments: A balancing act for faculty, students, and support staff

  1. Marius Boboc, Cleveland State University, United States
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: The growth rate of students choosing online education is much greater than that of the overall student body enrolled in higher education institutions (Allen & Seaman, 2014). Along the same lines, the percentage of undergraduate students taking at least one online course in degree-granting programs increased from 8% in 2000 to 20% in 2008 (Radford, 2011). Causes attributes to this significant increase relate to having greater numbers of non-traditional students attending college, more emphasis by employers on marketable skills included in college curricula, increased competition in the higher education arena, and accessibility and affordability concerns affecting American families when it ...