Learner Engagement and Online Student Success

Reading Days guest speaker, Christine E. Schaeffer, will be connecting with us remotely, Thursday afternoon from 1:30 – 3:00 in the CLI, to share her research and insights on the subject of Learner Engagement and Online Learner Success.

She and co-author, George Konetes, were recently published in the International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning (ITDL). Their article, “Impact of learner Engagement on Attrition Rates and Student Success in Online Learning” looks at concerns related to student success and learning engagement in online learning.

Christine E. Schaeffer is a Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology program at IUP. Her research interests include distance education, online social media, and higher education administration and leadership


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