Search results for author:"Christopher Brooks"
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University of Saskatchewan
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 424–431
The decrease in cost and increase in automation of audio visual systems for the classroom has led to widespread deployment of lecture capture within higher education. While a number of studies have examined the effectiveness of such systems within...
Beyond Satisfaction: Toward an Outcomes-Based, Procedural Model of Faculty Development Program Evaluation
Journal of Faculty Development Vol. 25, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 5–12
In response to the well-documented need for rigorous evaluations of faculty development programs and increasing demands for institutional accountability, University of Minnesota's Office of Information Technology (OIT) researchers have developed an...
Journal of Behavioral Education Vol. 22, No. 3 (September 2013) pp. 169–189
This study examined the effects of self-directed video prompting presented via an iPod Touch on teaching four adolescents with moderate-to-severe intellectual and developmental disabilities two daily living tasks. Students were taught to wash a...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 825–828
Offering interoperability with legacy applications is a challenge that many e-learning environments have to face. We have proposed and developed a middleware platform that uses an ontology based event mechanism that allows legacy applications to...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2836–2843
While the educational technology community is rife with learning object-based specifications, tools for supporting these specifications (both at an authoring and at a delivery level) are patchy at best. This paper outlines our experiences over the...
Research and Teaching: "It's Not You, It's the Room"--Are the High-Tech, Active Learning Classrooms Worth It?
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 42, No. 6 (July 2013) pp. 82–88
Several institutions have redesigned traditional learning spaces to better realize the potential of active, experiential learning. We compare student performance in traditional and active learning classrooms in a large, introductory biology course...
Computers & Education Vol. 75, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 282–292
The literature is mixed as to whether the addition of lecture capture technologies provide for better student success. In this work, we consider not just the broad effect of lecture capture technology on academic achievement between cohorts, but...
Christopher Devers; Timothy Steenbergh; Erin Devers; Rachel Brighton; Brooks Ayers; Eric Carmichael; Judith Keen; Philip Hannum
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1777–1781
Social conformity is defined as movement from one’s own position to a contradictory position based on the expressed positions of others in a group (Cialdini & Trost, 1998). Asch (1955) discovered that roughly one-third of participants went against...