, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 89–97 | Cite as

The impact factor: Measuring student professional growth in an online doctoral program

  • Swapna KumarEmail author
  • Kara Dawson


This article describes the impact of an online Ed.D. in educational technology based on data collected from students at regular intervals during the program. It documents how students who were working professionals applied learning from the program within their practice, enculturated into the educational technology community, and grew professionally. Our findings indicate that an online professional program embedded in practice can have substantial impact on students’ professional growth and professional practice.


Educational Technology Professional Practice Information Literacy Blended Learning Online Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of FloridaMobileUSA

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