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Pedagogies of Distance Education

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Faculty Focus information about Online Education
The Faculty Focus site offers a variety of resources for teaching online courses, as well as general pedagogy focused articles about using technology in the classroom.

Designing Effective Online Assignments
The Chronicle of Higher Education piece written by Todd Gilman, Yale University Library.

Student Performance in Traditional vs. Online Format: Evidence from Introductory Economics Classes
"This study uses a different approach to testing for a difference in student performance between traditional and online courses than prior studies that compare learning outcomes in economics courses. The study uses exam questions as the unit of observation and a specification that includes indicator variables for each student."

Online versus Traditional Face-to-Face Learning in a Large Introductory Course
"In this article, the author presents a comparative study of student performance, satisfaction, and persistence between online and face-to-face classes. The purpose of this study was to examine differences between online and traditional classroom learning for a large introductory FCS undergraduate course."