Online teaching

Emotions in response to teaching online: Exploring the factors influencing teachers in a fully online university

The aim of this paper is to understand the emotions associated with the experience of teaching online in an online university and the factors that influence these emotions. A total of 965 online teachers at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya …

Approaches to teaching online: Exploring factors influencing teachers in a fully online university

In recent years there has been widespread interest in the implementation of online courses in universities. While most studies about online learning environments primarily focus on technology-related issues or instructional methods, little attention …

La identidad del profesor como docente virtual: Roles, enfoques y sentimientos. El caso de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

La finalidad de esta investigación ha sido proporcionar una visión integradora de algunos componentes constitutivos de la identidad del profesor como docente en aulas virtuales universitarias, en una universidad con una docencia totalmente virtual. …

Factors influencing university instructors’ adoption of the conception of online teaching as a medium to promote learners’ collaboration in virtual learning environments

The purpose of the study was to build a model of the factors that influence the university instructors’ adoption of the conception of online teaching named “promoting the learners’ collaboration in virtual learning environments”. We conducted a …

Analysing feedback processes in an online teaching and learning environment: An exploratory study

Within the constructivist framework of online distance education the feedback process is considered a key element in teachers’ roles because it can promote the regulation of learning. Therefore, faced with the need to guide and train teachers in the …