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The tremendous surge of investment capital and research development enjoyed by television under the strong incentives provided by World War II probably resulted in the development of a commercially exploitable television system much earlier than...
Journal of Information Technology Education Vol. 5 (2006) pp. 165–178
This paper reports on an investigation into first year students' perceptions of IT as a career. There are many stereotypes of the typical IT professional. These stereotypes are often depicted in the media and affect students' perceptions of the...
(2002) pp. 1–75
Middle school literature has long professed the benefits of advisory programs, noting decreased drop out rates and improved school climate as possible rewards. However, advisory programs are often the most difficult component of the middle school...
Benchmarking decision-making strategies for distance education at four-year colleges and universities in the United States
(1997) pp. 1–132
This study was designed to benchmark the decision-making strategies--as used by outstanding four-year colleges and universities in the United States that offer at least some courses or programs via distance education--which determine whether a...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 6 (1978) p. 38
Describes a computer assisted instruction project, used with a basic chemistry course, to increase student understanding of chemical concepts. The project has two sub-systems: Student Response, and Independent Laboratory, together with two modes for ...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2006) pp. 165–178
This paper reports on an investigation into first year students’ perceptions of IT as a career. There are many stereotypes of the typical IT professional. These stereotypes are often depicted in the media and affect students’ perceptions of the...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 5 (Jan 01, 2006) pp. 165–178
The Influence of Communication Technologies on Organizational Structure: A Conceptual Model for Future Research
Communication Research: An International Quarterly Vol. 14, No. 5 (1987) pp. 575–87
Presents a conceptual model that hypothesizes how information technologies may assist in accomplishing two key functions of communication in research and development: (1) providing state-of-the-art information on the organizational technologies that ...
Deaf Students and Their Classroom Communication: An Evaluation of Higher Order Categorical Interactions among School and Background Characteristics
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (2010) pp. 334–347
This article investigated to what extent age, use of a cochlear implant, parental hearing status, and use of sign in the home determine language of instruction for profoundly deaf children. Categorical data from 8,325 profoundly deaf students from...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 61–85
From 2004-2007, the University of Memphis carried out the NSF-funded Tri-P-LETS (Three P Learning Environment for Teachers and Students) project to improve local high-school computer science curricula. The project reached a total of 58 classrooms...
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Vol. 41, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 820–830
The question of how meaningful associations between verbal and spatial information might be utilized to facilitate working memory performance is potentially highly instructive for models of memory function. The present study explored how separable...
Student Predisposition to Instructor Feedback and Perceptions of Teaching Presence Predict Motivation Toward Online Courses
Andrew Cole; Christopher Anderson; Thomas Bunton; Maura Cherney; Valerie Cronin Fisher; Draeger; Michelle Featherston; Laura Motel; Kristine Nicolini; Brittnie Peck; Mike Allen
Online Learning Journal Vol. 21, No. 4 (Dec 01, 2017)
As debates over the value and effectiveness of online courses continue, more research is needed to assist in identifying predictors of positive student outcomes in online courses. Building from previous research in Feedback Intervention Theory ...