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Skype, Elluminate, Adobe Connect, Ivisit: A comparison of Web-Based Video Conferencing Systems for Learning and Teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 481–484
Free or low-cost web-based video conferencing systems enable synchronous learning and teaching providing more interactive and collaborative environments for online and/or blended education. Educators have numerous options that utilize online video...
Understanding conflict in teamwork: Contributions of a technology-rich environment to conflict management
Understanding conflict in teamwork: Contributions of a technology@-rich environment to conflict@management (2005) pp. 1–290
The role of a technology-rich environment on team conflict and team conflict management strategies was examined in this study. Understanding the use of technology by teams as well as the nature and role of conflict in the dynamics of teamwork offers ...
Innovate: Journal of Online Education Vol. 4, No. 4 (February 2008)
Ana-Paula Correia offers a case study of an experiential e-learning pedagogy used in one of this program's distance courses. This graduate course in instructional design brought experiential learning into an e-learning community by asking students...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1112–1116
: Learning Design Solutions is a service center that provides alternative educational technology consulting services inside and outside Iowa State University. The idea for an organization like this stemmed from a firm belief that learning “is not...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1228–1229
This paper intends to discuss some metaphors used to promote navigation and to prevent disorientation in the cyberspace. We analyze two of the most common familiar contexts to the new space: the book and the physical space. These are often used...
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 339–361
This study explored student-led facilitation strategies used to overcome the challenges of instructor-dominated facilitation, enhance the sense of learning community, and encourage student participation in online discussions. It presents a series of ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1779–1785
This paper describes an evaluation study of a virtual learning collaborative experience across the Atlantic. Fifteen graduate students pursuing an advance degree in educational technology in the USA and Denmark participated in this study. The main...
Organizational Support in Online Learning Environments: Examination of Support Factors in Corporate Online Learning Implementation
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 83–95
This paper explores the role of different types of support in corporate online learning programs. Most research has not specifically focused on all of the support factors required to provide a corporate online learning program although many research ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 58, No. 5 (September 2014) pp. 95–101
The quality of online programs in higher education is strongly correlated with how the professional development approaches respond to the needs of online teachers. These approaches are critical in helping online teachers adopt online pedagogical...
Learning in Higher Education: Strategies to Overcome Challenges Faced by Adult Students—Lessons Drawn from Two Case Studies in Portugal
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 1–14
The development of a knowledge-based society needs a technological infrastructure and a workforce with the necessary knowledge and competences, supported by a well-structured initial education and a continuous learning program, available to all...
Intersecting Communities of Practice in Distance Education: The Program Team and the Online Course Community
Distance Education Vol. 29, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 289–306
This article is a case study that aimed at understanding the dynamics of two complementary communities involved in a distance education graduate program: one community of practice formed by the instructors and instructional developers, who designed...
Paths to Exemplary Online Teaching: A Look at Teacher Roles, Competencies and Exemplary Online Teaching
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2853–2860
The rapid growth of online education in higher education is calling for the research on the knowledge, skills and competencies required for successful online teaching. However, teaching approaches tend to organize teachers’ roles without making...
Teachers College Record Vol. 115, No. 3 (2013)
Background: Although advances in distance learning have shown signs of a reconfiguration of the teacher's role in online environments, a large number of online teaching practices still do not show many signs of this shift. Given the need for a...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2009 (April 2009)
The purpose of this case study is to understand ways to plan, organize and facilitate experiences in which experts who are geographically dispersed act as effective consultants. Graduate students enrolled in an advanced course in instructional...
Transforming Online Teaching Practice: Critical Analysis of the Literature on the Roles and Competencies of Online Teachers
Distance Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (2011) pp. 421–439
Understanding what is lacking in the online teaching literature is critical to helping researchers and practitioners develop programs and support mechanisms for online teachers in higher education. This review formulates a critique of the standards- ...
On becoming a civic-minded instructional designer: An ethnographic study of an instructional design experience
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 45, No. 5 (Sep 16, 2014) pp. 782–792
This ethnographic study took place in a graduate course at a large research university in the Midwestern United States. It presents an in-depth examination of the experiences and challenges of a group of four students learning to be Instructional...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 45–52
This study examined how global learning teams utilized technology in a virtual collaboration to solve complex problems. The study offers an in-depth explanation of why and how the learning teams used technology to support computer-mediated...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1002–1006
This proposal introduces the case of Learning Design Solutions to demonstrate the link between entrepreneurship and teacher education. This organization aims at creating a context within which student members can develop entrepreneurial skills and...
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (May 2010) pp. 37–54
Over the last decade, online distance education has become a common mode of study in most states in the USA, where it is known as virtual schooling (VS), but many people have misconceptions about it. Pre-service teachers' personal histories as...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3534–3539
This study is a work-in-progress that looks at effective online induction models for new science teachers. It intends to compare two different computer-mediated mentoring induction programs. Participants will be six new elementary teachers (K-8) and ...
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 26, No. 4 (2010) pp. 149–159
Researchers have highlighted the benefits of using virtual worlds such as Second Life in education, but they have also forewarned educators of potential drawbacks. Understanding how virtual worlds work, including their capabilities and limitations,...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1740–1747
This study reports the findings from a 7-year program evaluation of an online graduate program in seed technology and business at a large U.S. Midwestern university. Findings indicate that many course instructors have experienced positive aspects of ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1312–1317
Benefits of using virtual worlds such as Second Life have been highlighted but researchers and educators have also been forewarned of some potential drawbacks. Understanding how virtual worlds work, their capabilities and limitations, empowers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1117–1121
This proposal highlights the trajectory of a graduate student from his initial teacher education program to his evolving role as a leader in educational technology. During his graduate program in instructional technology, he joined a service...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 93–117
Reviews several mechanisms to support navigation in hypertext following a brief discussion of the phenomena of disorientation in hyperspace. Categorizes ways to support navigation in terms of the following: solutions regarding the tools to support...
Creating Training for Foodservice Employees: A Smart Phone Adaptable Website for the Millennial Workforce
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 300–305
This proposal describes the need, context and problem behind the design and development of a smart phone application to train foodservice Millennial employees on food handling safety practices. Critical messages, learning goals and objectives and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1769–1778
This paper describes an online collaborative learning project between graduate students from two different higher education institutions in two different countries: US and Denmark. The purpose of this case study was to understand how online...
Authentic Online Discussions: A Narrative Inquiry into Sharing Leadership and Facilitation among Teachers and Students
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2019) pp. 165–189
Asynchronous discussion is one of the most prevalent pedagogical strategies used in online education, yet this frequency of use has meant that its implementation has often not been supported by a robust understanding of how it should be designed and ...
Lia Raquel Oliveira; Ana Castro Correia; Anabela Merrelho; Armanda Marques; Daniela Jorge Pereira; Vânia Cardoso
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3011–3020
This paper discusses the educational value of digital games, its advantages and limitations. In order to present the educational potential of digital games, we proceed to the analysis and evaluation of a game, which was recently published by...
No prior experience necessary: Reflecting on the learning experiences offered by student-created online discussions
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 2205–2218
This study offers a novel pedagogical approach for online discussions, as it presents reflections on a case where online students were permitted to create and facilitate online discussions. These reflections come from four graduate students, between ...
António Teixeira; Ana-Paula Correia; Alfredo Soeiro; Paulo Dias; Fernando Albuquerque Costa; Lina Morgado
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1–7
A discussion on the future developments on educational media in the context of higher education in Portugal will be the focus of this panel. This panel will represent different lines of research and development as well as a variety of experiences on ...
Designing Online Software for Teaching the Concept of Variable That Facilitates Mental Interaction with the Material: Systemic Approach
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 63, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 97–124
Our case study is a response to the need for research and reporting on specific strategies employed by software designers to produce effective multimedia instructional solutions. A systemic approach for identifying appropriate software features and...
Emerging Technologies for Informal Learning: Transforming Traditional Education from the Inside and the Outside, Part 1 Coordinators: Curt Bonk, Professor, Indiana University and Mimi Miyoung Lee, Associate Professor, University of Houston
Scott Warren; Priya Nihalani; Paul Kim; Ke Zhang; George Veletsianos; Curtis J. Bonk; Ana-Paula Correia; Mimi Miyoung Lee
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4917–4924
Overall Abstract: During the past decade, there has been an increased interest and attention given to mobile learning, game-based learning, and digital books. In many ways, these three trends are interconnected as learners play games and read books...