Publications

Another one of the DETA team's multi-year studies, Online Learning Readiness, was released. Abstract: This paper examines the relationship between student characteristics of online learning readiness and student outcomes in online courses at two higher educational institution. Data were collected from student surveys (student characteristics of...

The DETA team recently published one of their multi-year studies that identified important practices when designing and teaching online courses, A Cross-institutional Study of Instructional Characteristics and Student Outcomes: Are Quality Indicators of Online Courses Able to Predict Student Success? Abstract A study was conducted to examine instructional...

Key Takeaways The National Research Center for Distance Education and Technological Advancements arose in response to a national push to improve student access to a quality higher education. The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education grant focuses on identifying instructional and institutional practices across the United States that can grow...

The following article was written by Victoria Estrada. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative that will investigate factors for distance education and competency-based education (CBE). The Distance Education and Technological Advancement (DETA) Research Center is three-year collaboration with the University of...

Dr. Joosten, Dr. Harness, and Mr. Paulus developed conducted research to develop a Digital Trends Learning report in collaboration with Kate Lee-McCarthy of the Online Learning Consortium and support of the Every Learner Everywhere network. Links to the report and associated new media are available here. Dr....

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