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Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Curriculum and Instruction

2016

Distance education

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Faculty Knowledge And Use Of Best Practices In Online Professional Continuing Education, Gladys Montane Jan 2016

Faculty Knowledge And Use Of Best Practices In Online Professional Continuing Education, Gladys Montane

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

A recent mandate by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists requires that U.S. radiologic technologists complete continuous qualification requirements (CQR). This study examined faculty skills and practices at an American university that developed online CQR courses in response to this mandate. It was specifically designed to assess the knowledge and skills of this universityĆ¢??s faculty with regard to best practices in an online learning environment, so as to provide the basis for meeting faculty needs in distance education. DeweyĆ¢??s work on constructivism served as the framework guiding this study. A qualitative, intrinsic case study was employed to ...