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The Intersection of Online and Face-to-Face Teaching: Implications for Virtual School Teacher Practice and Professional Development
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 47, No. 3 (2015) pp. 139–156
This mixed-method study reports perspectives of virtual school teachers on the impact of online teaching on their face-to-face practice. Data from a large-scale survey of teachers in the North Carolina Virtual Public School (n = 214), focus groups ...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 2, No. 2 (Aug 01, 2016) pp. 103–121
This qualitative study used survey research to examine a blended co-taught model of instruction designed for students enrolled in an Occupational Course of Study via the North Carolina Virtual Public School. While blended learning has successfully...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 29, No. 2 (Nov 11, 2014)
In this three-year, mixed methods case study, the benefits and challenges of online learning for at-risk high school students were examined. A key finding was that at-risk students identify the benefits and challenges of online learning to be the...
Using Brief Instructional Video Clips to Foster Communication, Reflection, and Collaboration in Schools
Educational Forum Vol. 78, No. 3 (2014) pp. 263–274
In this collaborative study, university researchers introduced the short video clips of teaching and learning within two elementary schools; these clips were shared in site faculty meetings to encourage dialogue and collaboration. Researchers...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 pp. 156–170
Using the Social Presence Model (SPM), the authors explore the teacher and student experience at the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS), the largest public online secondary school where teachers design and develop the curriculum. Through a ...
International Journal of Leadership in Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (2011) pp. 351–368
This study was designed to understand how school districts treat their current principals and principal candidates who have taken online courses or who have earned online degrees. Through a survey of 105 human resources directors in K-12 schools...
A Bridge to Success: STLI--In that No Man's Land between School Technology and Effective Leadership, the University of Minnesota's School Technology Leadership Initiative Is a Welcoming Bridge
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 32, No. 11 (Jun 01, 2005)
Few mechanisms exist today in K-12 education to prepare school leaders to understand and espouse innovative technologies, even as technological innovation is occurring so rapidly. Although nearly all public school teachers now have access to...
Journal of Educational Administration Vol. 49, No. 4 (2011) pp. 378–395
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the perceptions of human resource directors in the USA about online credentials earned by K-12 school principals and principal candidates. Design/methodology/approach: In this mixed methods study, ...
SITE Joint SIG Symposia: A Collaboration Between the K-12 Online Learning SIG and Distance Learning SIG: How Higher Education and K-12 Online Learning Research Can Impact Each Other
Rick Ferdig; Leanna Archambault; Kerry Rice; Margaret Niess; Trisha Litz; Amy Garrett-Dikkers; Aimee Whiteside; Michael Barbour; David Marcovitz; Antoinette Davis
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 635–639
Facilitated by Rick Ferdig of Kent State University and editor of JTATE, this Symposia brings together the work of the K-12 Online Learning SIG and the Distance Learning SIG communities and focuses on presentations from scholars in the field whose...