Analyzing the Effect of Individual Factors and Organizational Context on Faculty Participation in Online Teaching

Research output: Thesis or DissertationDissertation


This quantitative study analyzed the influence of individual factors and institutional context on faculty participation in online teaching at public higher education institutions in the United States. Through an ex post facto design, cause and effect relationships were explored using statistical analysis of a large national data set. Variables in the data set directly related to the areas of interest in this study included interest in teaching, student-centered pedagogy, autonomy and control, instructional support, and institutional climate. Factors related to interest in teaching and institutional reward were statistically significant (p

Original languageAmerican English
Awarding Institution
  • Leadership, School Counseling & Sport Management
  • Cornelius, Luke M., Advisor
  • Kane, Jennifer J., Advisor
  • Lee, Jason W., Advisor
  • Jaffee, David D., Advisor
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Thesis; University of North Florida; UNF; Dissertations; Academic -- UNF-- Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership; Dissertations; Academic -- UNF-- Education; faculty motivation; higher education; distance learning; faculty development


  • Educational Leadership
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Online and Distance Education

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