Distance Learning: College Studentsí Perspectives Rochelle Matthews-Somerville, Bowie State University, MD This study examined relationships between student characteristics and perceptions of distance learning. One hundred thirty-one university education majors from 5 classes participated in this study. A self-report measure of factors that contribute to the successful implementation of online courses was administered. Analyses revealed that individual student characteristics were significantly related to perceptions of distance learning. The implications of differences in perceptions based on characteristics and classroom performance are discussed.Winter 2007: Volume 11, Issue 4
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