Chapter 20. Online Courses

  1. Francis T. Durso2,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor3,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor4,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor5 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor6
  1. Ruth H. Maki and
  2. William S. Maki

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch20

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Maki, R. H. and Maki, W. S. (2007) Online Courses, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 3

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 4

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 5

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 6

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. Texas Tech University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181



  • online courses;
  • psychology departments;
  • United States;
  • world wide web;
  • educational resources information center


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • How Much is Learned?

  • What Influences Study Behaviors?

  • Are Students More or Less Satisfied?

  • What Individual Differences Modulate Learning and Satisfaction?

  • Conclusions

  • Author Note

  • References