Internet Learning, Volume 1, Number 1 Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 2012

Internet Learning ! www.ipsone t.org ! Volume 1, Number 1 • Fall 2012 ©2012 Policy Studies Organization Table of Contents Editorial The Professor as Craftsman in the Digital Age Frank McCluskey 1 Articles An Inquiry into Relationships between Demographic Factors and Teaching, Social, and Cognitive Presence Angela M. Gibson, Phil Ice, Rob Mitchell, and Lori Kupczynski 7 Assessing Virtual Students’ Quiz Performance in Web-Mediated Synchronous Instruction Ed Gibson 18 Online Courses: Student Preferences Survey Margaret Gillingham & Carol Molinari 36 A Research Review about Online Learning: Are Students Satisfied? Why do Some Succeed and Others Fail? What Contributes to Higher Retention Rates and Positive Learning Outcomes? George Lorenzo 46 Ethical, Academic, and Practical Considerations for Online Teaching: Does the Search for Quality and Integrity Come at the Expense of Academic Freedom? Manfred F. Meine, Thomas P. Dunn, and Robert Abbey 56 Asynchronous Online Education Credit Hours by the Book Frederick Carl Prasuhn 63