Journal article

Applying Best Practice Online Learning, Teaching, and Support to Intensive Online Environments: An Integrative Review

C Roddy, DL Amiet, J Chung, C Holt, L Shaw, S McKenzie, F Garivaldis, JM Lodge, ME Mundy

Frontiers in Education | Frontiers Research Foundation | Published : 2017

Abstract

Demand for flexible online offerings has continued to increase as prospective students seek to upskill, re-train, and undertake further study. Education institutions are moving to intensive modes of online study delivered in 6- to 8-week study periods which offer more frequent intake periods. Prior literature has established key success factors for non-intensive (12–13 weeks) online offerings; for teachers, skill development is critical to promote a flexible, responsive approach and maintain technological capabilities; for students, an ability to navigate the technology, interact with the learning environment in meaningful ways, and self-regulate learning is important, as the absence of phys..

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