Sparks and Selig develop research that will be helpful in practice.

Sparks and Selig develop research that will be helpful in practice.

March 6, 2019

CEITR researchers Robert Sparks and Dr. Hildegarde Selig have submitted a proposal to AECT, 2019. Sparks is afiliated wirh the UOP School of Business online and Dr. Selig is an affiliate of the UOP College of Humanities and Sciences online.  The researchers plan to apply some of the research based insights in their practice as educators. Sparks and Selig are also working on an article for publication, which is foreshadowed in the presentation..The title of the presentation is: The Importance of the Faculty-Student Connection: The Impact of Immediacy on the Quantity and Quality of Online Student Course Evaluations.  A short description is included below.

This presentation describes the action research undertaken to improve the rate of response to the students' end-of course evaluations by enhancing the faculty-student connection or ‘immediacy’ in the online environment.  A review of the pertinent literature on immediacy and student evaluations will be included in the presentation, as well as examples of online immediacy practices.  Higher education instructional professionals at all levels, administrators, and researchers may benefit from this presentation.

 

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