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E-mail:elearning@bmcc.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-220-1243
Room: S-510a

Publications


BMCC Faculty Publications

Hachey, A.C., Wladis, C.W. and Conway, K.M. (In Press- Nov 2012).
Balancing retention and access in online courses: Restricting enrollment… Is it worth the cost? Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 14(3), November.  [peer-reviewed]

Wladis, C.W, Hachey, A.C. and Conway, K.M. (2012).
An Analysis of the Effect of the Online Environment on STEM Student Success.  In S. Brown, S. Larsen, K. Marrongelle, and M. Oehrtman (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, (Vol. 2). Portland, Oregon.
http://sigmaa.maa.org/rume/crume2012/RUME_Home/RUME_Conference_Papers_files/RUME_XV_Conference_Papers.pdf

Hachey, A.C., Wladis, C.W. and Conway, K.M. (2012)
Is the second time the charm?  Investigating trends in online re-enrollment, retention and success. Journal of Online Educators, 9(1), January. [peer-reviewed] http://www.thejeo.com/Archives/Volume9Number1/HacheyetalPaper.pdf

Conway, K.M., Wladis, C.W. and Hachey, A.C. (2011). Minority student access in the online environment.  HETs (Hispanic Educational Technologies Services) Online Journal, 2(1), October.  [peer-reviewed] http://www.hets.org/journal/articles/68-minority-student-access-in-the-online-environment

Conway, K.M., Hachey, A.C. and Wladis, C.W. (2011). Growth of online education in a community college.  Academic Exchange Quarterly, 15(3), Fall 2011. [peer-reviewed] http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/cho4929.htm

Gleicher, R. J. (In press: November, 2014).  Improving online student retention: Qualitative insights from faculty.  Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, and Practice, (16) 3. (peer-reviewed)

Russo-Gleicher, R.J.  (2013, Jan.) Qualitative insights into faculty use of student support services with online students at risk: Implications for student retention. JEO: Journal of Educators Online, 10 (1). [peer-reviewed] http://thejeo.com/Archives/Volume10Number1/RussoGleicher.htm

Russo-Gleicher, R.J., & Flanagan, J. (2012, Fall).  Addressing online student retention issues at the start of the semester: Challenges and rewards. Inquirer, 19,  7-18.   Available at:  http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/faculty-staff/inquirer/


Other E-Learning Publications

Achilles, W., Byrd, K., Felder-Strauss, J., Franklin, P., & Janowich, J. (2011, March).
    Engaging students through communication and contact: Outreach can positively
    impact your students and you!  Journal of Online Teaching and Learning, 1 (7).
    Retrieved from: http://jolt.merlot.org/vol7no1/byrd_0311.htm

Ammendolia, M. (2011, Sept.).  The online instructor's challenge: Helping newbies.
    In Kelly, R. (Ed.). Faculty Focus: Special Report: 11 Strategies for Managing Your
    Online Courses. Magna Publications.
Retrieved from: http://www.facultyfocus.com/wp-content/uploads/images/report-11-strategies-for-managing-online-courses.pdf

Angelino, L., Williams, F., & Natvig, D. (2007, July).  Strategies to engage online students and
    reduce attrition rates. The Journal of Educators Online, 4 (2), 1-14.

Bart, M. (Ed.). (2012, Feb. ). Faculty Focus: Special Report: Online student engagement tools
    and strategies. Magna Publications. Retrieved from:
    http://www.facultyfocus.com/wp-content/uploads/images/FF-Online-Student-Engagement-Report.pdf

Bart, M. (2011, June 10th).  How to make your online students feel connected?
    Faculty Focus. Retrieved from: www.facultyfocusmail.com

Bart, M. (2010, Feb. 8th).  A checklist for facilitating online courses.
    Retrieved from: www.facultyfocus.com

Beyrer, G. (2010, March).  Online student success: Making a difference.
    MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6 (1), 89-100.
    Retrieved from: http://jolt.merlot.org/

Betts, K. (2009, March).  Online Human Touch (OHT) instruction and programming:
    A conceptual framework to increase faculty engagement, connectivity, and
    retention in online education, Part 2.  MERLOT: Journal of Online Learning
    and Teaching, 5 (1), 29-48.

Betts, K. (2008, Sept.).  Online Human Touch (OHT) instruction and programming:
    A conceptual framework to increase student engagement and retention in
    online education, Part 1.  MERLOT: Journal of Online Learning and Teaching,
    4 (3), 399-418

Brown, R. (2011, July 18th). Community-college students perform worse online than face
    to face. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from:    
http://chronicle.com/article/Community-College-Students/128281/?sid=pm&utm_source=

Center for the Study of College Student Retention (undated).  Definitions. Course Retention.
    Retrieved February 29th, 2012 from:
    http://www.cscr.org/retention_issues_definitions.htm.

Hayek, C. (2012, Jan. 18th). How many faculty discussion posts each week? A simply delicious
    answer. Faculty Focus. Retrieved online from: http://www.facultyfocusmail.com

Harrell, I. (2008, Spring).  Increasing the success of online students. Inquiry, 13 (1), 36-44.
    Retrieved from: http://www.vccaedu.org/inquiry/inquiry-spring-2008/1-13-Harrell.html

Hung, J., & Zhang, K. (2008, Dec.).  Revealing online learning behaviors and activity patterns
    and making predictions with data mining techniques in online learning.
    MERLOT: Journal of Online Teaching and Learning, 4 (4), 426-437.

Jenkins, R. (2011, May 22nd).  Why are so many students still failing online?
    The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from:
    http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Are-So-Many-Students-Still/127584/?sid=ja&utm_
    source=ja&utm_medium=en

Kolowich, S. (2009, Oct. 30th).  The new diagnostics. Inside Higher Education.
    Retrieved from: http://www.insidehighereducation.com/print/news/2009/10/30/

Mintzberg, H. (1983). An emerging strategy of “direct research.” In J. Van Maan (Ed.). (1983).
    Qualitative research (pp. 105–117). Newbury  Park, CA: Sage

Morris, L., Finnegan, C., & Wu, S. (2005, 3rd Quarter). Tracking student behavior, persistence,
    and achievement in online courses. The Internet and Higher Education, 8 (3), 221-231.

Muilenburg, L., & Berge, Z. (2005, May).  Student barriers to online learning: A factor
    analytic study.  Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Inc, 29-48.

Nickles, G. (2006).  Identifying measures of student behavior from interaction with a course
    management system. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 34 (1), 111-126.

Norwin, L. & Wall, T. (2010, Jan. 18th).  Best practices in online teaching: Don't assume.
    Faculty Focus. Retrieved from: http://www.facultyfocusmail.com

O'Keefe, A., & Newton, A. (2011, Aug.). A holistic approach to online student services:   
Recruitment and Retention in Higher Education.

O'Keefe, A., & Newton, A. (2011, Sept. 1st). Followups: When is the best time to introduce new
    online students to available student services? Recruitment & Retention in Higher Ed.

Parker, M. (2009, Nov. 5th).  Identifying at risk online students.  Academic Impressions.   
    Retrieved from:  http://www.academicimpressions.com

Sull, E. C. (2011, Sept.).  10 ways to get reluctant and downright scared students enthusiastic
    about taking online courses. In Kelly, R. (Ed.). Faculty Focus: Special Report: 11
    Strategies for Managing Your Online Courses. Magna Publications. Retrieved from:
    http://www.facultyfocus.com/wp-content/uploads/images/report-11-strategies-for-
    managing-online-courses.pdf

Stanford-Bowers, D. (2008, March).  Persistence in online classes: A study of perceptions
    among community college stakeholders. MERLOT: Journal of Online Learning and
    Teaching, 4(1), 37-50.

Tyler-Smith, K. (2006).  Early attrition among first time elearners: A review of factors that
    contribute to drop-out, withdrawal, and non-completion rates of adult learners
    undertaking e-learning programmes.  Journal of Online Learning and Teaching.
    Retrieved from: http://jolt.merlot.org/Vo2_No2_TylerSmith.htm

Udas, K. (2011, July).   Improving completion rates for online students.  Academic Impressions.
    Retrieved from: http://www.academicimpressions.com

Wilging, P., & Johnson, S. (2009, Oct.).  Factors that influence students' decision to dropout
    of online courses. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks,  13 (3), 115-127.

 

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