Quarterly Review of Distance Education

Research that Guides Practice

An Official Journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology

Editors: Michael Simonson and Charles Schlosser Nova Southeastern University

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Volume 7 #3, 2006

Editor's Statement: The 50% Rule-Going Away-A Challenge for the Field. Michael Simonson

ARTICLES
Class Size and Interaction in Online Courses. Anymir Orellana

Solitary Learner in Online Collaborative Learning: A Disappointing Experience? Fenfeng Ke and Alison Carr-Chellman

Evaluation of a Web-Based Master's Degree Program: Lessons Learned From an Online Instructional Design and Technology Program. Ray Martinez, Shijuan Liu, William Watson, and Barbara Bichelmeyer

Sense of Community in Online Courses. Karen Ouzts

Two Group Development Patterns of Virtual Learning Teams: Linear Progression and Adaptive Progression. Seung Won Yoon

RESEARCH BRIEFS
The Impact of Student Learning Styles with Web-Based Learning or Instructor-Based Learning on Student Knowledge and Satisfaction. Nasar (Nick) Manochehri and Jon I. Young

Difficulties That a Novice Online Instructor Faced: A Case Study. Hee Jun Choi and Ji-Hye Park

BOOK REVIEWS, Daniel V. Eastmond, Book Review Editor

The Blended Learning Book: Best Practices, Proven Methodologies, and Lessons Learned, by Josh Bersin. Reviewed by Ireta Ekstrom

Discussion-Based Online Teaching to Enhance Student Learning: Theory, Practice and Assessment, by Tisha Bender. Reviewed by Michael A. Raffanti

Reflections on Research, Faculty and Leadership in Distance Education, ASF Series, Volume 8, by Michael F. Beaudoin. Reviewed by Scott Howell

Online Student Skills and Strategies Handbook, by Loyd Ganey, Frank Christ, and Victor Hurt. Reviewed by G. Sherrie Lewis

Conference Calendar, Marsha Burmeister

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