Alex Casteel, PhD


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Each learning environment is unique and, as a result, provides a specific set of circumstances in which to learn. It is these circumstances that influence the learner’s ability to feel connected to the learning environment, according to Transactional Distance Theory. Specifically, there are three structural elements that influence the degree […]

Factors of Transactional Distance


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Moore’s (1993) Transactional Distance Theory offers that the quality and intensity of the interaction between the learner and the learning environment influences performance within distance learning environments. The higher the quality of the interaction, the more likely the learner is to perform well. The learner’s interaction with the learning environment […]

Moore’s Theory of Transactional Distance