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Collaborative online course@development: The faculty experience (2005) pp. 1–316
The primary purpose of this study was to better understand the faculty experience when developing an online course as part of a collaborative team. Although collaborative approaches to course development are routinely implemented at single-mode...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 11, No. 4
It is generally accepted that teaching online is a different experience than teaching face-to-face, requiring new skills and techniques. To address some of the unique challenges related to teaching in the online environment, many institutions of...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 26, No. 2 (2009) pp. 130–146
As the technology infrastructure of schools expands, a common concern has been the underutilization of computers and other technologies in the classroom. Teachers are often blamed for failing to integrate technology into their teaching, giving such...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 294–304
The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive review of how technology has been used to enhance or replace field experiences in preservice teacher preparation programs, and discuss the benefits and limitations of traditional and technology-...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 14, No. 4 (2011)
This study summarizes the results of a program evaluation of the Distance Education Mentoring Program (DEMP), an ongoing initiative at Purdue University Calumet, Indiana (USA) designed to enhance the development of online courses by mentoring...
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 20, No. 1 (2016) pp. 25–40
The purpose of this paper is to explore whether experienced online students (who have completed seven or more online courses) perceive the quality of their courses differently than novice online students (who have completed three or fewer online...
The Pedagogical TICKIT: Web Conferencing To Promote Communication and Support during Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 205–33
Discusses the online activities used in the Teacher Institute for Curriculum Knowledge about the Integration of Technology (TICKIT), a school-based professional development program involving K-12 teachers from rural Indiana schools that was...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 19, No. 4 (2016)
This study analyzes nontraditional students' perceptions of online course quality. Students were categorized into three groups: traditional, moderately nontraditional, and highly nontraditional. A survey instrument designed to assess online course...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (March 2012) pp. 102–107
Now that most of the innovators and early adopters of online instruction are comfortably teaching online, many institutions are facing challenges as they prepare the next wave of online instructors. This research study examines how faculty in this ...
Assessment of a University-Based Distance Education Mentoring Program from a Quality Management Perspective
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 5–24
This study describes assessment results from the Distance Education Mentoring Program (DEMP) at Purdue University Calumet, Indiana, USA. The program, sponsored by the university's Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, was made available to all...
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 40, No. 3 (2016) pp. 412–431
Patterns of technology ownership and usage, as well as skills with and preferences for various technologies, affect the college experience (Educause 2012). Students at a commuter campus of a large Midwestern public university were surveyed about...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 44, No. 1 (2000) pp. 31–38
Describes Instructional Technology Foundations, a graduate Instructional Systems Technology (IST) course at Indiana University (IU). Students learn to compare/contrast conceptual definitions of instructional (IT) and models of instructional design ...