Factors driving learner success in online professional development

  • Phu Vu University of Nebraska Kearney
  • Vien Cao Southern Illinois University
  • Lan Vu Southern Illinois University
  • Jude Cepero University of Nebraska at Kearney
Keywords: online learners, in-service teachers, online professional development, learners’ success, online training, OPD

Abstract

This study examined factors that contributed to the success of online learners in an online professional development course. Research instruments included an online survey and learners’ activity logs in an online professional development course for 512 in-service teachers. The findings showed that there were several factors affecting online learners’ success in online professional development. In addition, there were also significant differences between successful and unsuccessful online learners in terms of course login frequency and learning activities viewed.

Author Biography

Phu Vu, University of Nebraska Kearney
Assistant professor
Published
2014-06-16
How to Cite
Vu, P., Cao, V., Vu, L., & Cepero, J. (2014). Factors driving learner success in online professional development. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 15(3). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v15i3.1714
Section
Research Articles