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Do Cultural Differences Influence the Learning Experience of International Students in Online MBA courses?
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1261–1270
This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the perceptions of international students regarding the impact of cultural differences on their learning experiences in an online MBA program. The study revealed that online...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 53, No. 1 (2012) pp. 160–170
This survey study employed qualitative dominant mixed research to explore the sources of teacher stress in China and the possible reasons for Chinese teachers’ turnover intention. The data were collected in Jilin Province of China, and 510 teachers...
Educational Media International Vol. 52, No. 2 (2015) pp. 129–146
In recent years, massive open online Courses (MOOCs) as an online instruction format have attracted educators' attention in higher education. While there are many news reports and blog entries about MOOCs, evidence-based research is still emerging....
Computers in the Schools Vol. 16, No. 1 (1999) pp. 173–91
This study presents a technology-based statistics teaching model developed from experience in teaching statistics in higher education. Technology-based learning and cooperative learning are merged in this model, including practical teaching...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1938–1943
This study aims to examine the alignment of foreign language teachers’ intention to use technology with teachers’ use of technology within the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) framework. Within this approach, technology use is examined in terms of...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 177–188
This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the perceptions of international students regarding the impact of cultural differences on their learning experiences in an online MBA program. The study also revealed that online...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 9, No. 8 (May 26, 2014) pp. 42–44
This paper takes the graduates course “Theories and Methods of Environmental Geography” as an example, and carries out the practice on network assistant teaching based on the platform of blackboard. It objectively analyzes and summarizes the key...
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 332–341
Default options exert an influence in areas as varied as retirement program design, organ donation policy, and consumer choice. Past research has offered potential reasons why no-action defaults matter: (a) effort, (b) implied endorsement, and (c)...
Effects of an Online Rational Emotive Curriculum on Primary School Students' Tendencies for Online and Real-World Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 83–93
This study investigated the relationship between online and real-world aggressive behavior among primary school students as well as the effects of an online rational emotive curriculum on reducing the tendency of students to display aggression...
Distinguishing Sense of Community and Motivation Characteristics between Online and Traditional College Students
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 285–295
Discriminant analysis was used to determine whether classifications could be made between students enrolled in e-learning and in face-to-face university courses (N = 353) based on their scores from separate instruments measuring sense of community...
Kelley Direct (KD) Toolkit: Toward the Development of Innovative Pedagogical Tools for Business Education
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 2 (2006) pp. 26–32
KD Toolkit shows a representative synthesis of the best practices learned by world-renowned instructors in a top ranked online MBA program in the United States. This article will share and discuss the pedagogical implications of this learning...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 335–344
Online MBA programs have seen a rapid rise in student enrollments in recent years and institutions of higher education have keen interests in offering quality online MBA programs to meet the demands. The present study reports the results of a case...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 44, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 42–55
This paper examines the relative labor market gains for first-time college students who entered the North Carolina Community College System in 2002–2003. We compare the returns to diplomas, certificates, and degrees to the returns to some college...
Integration of Narrowband (Internet) and Broadband (TV) Satellite Technologies for Teaching and Learning
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1094–1099
This paper describes a project funded by the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Link-to-Learn technology testbeds. The purpose of this project was to design, develop, implement, and evaluate a hybrid information delivery system that integrates the...
Bridging the Gap between Students and Computers: Supporting Activity Awareness for Network Collaborative Learning with GSM Network
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 27, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 127–137
The internet has been widely used to promote collaborative learning among students. However, students do not always have access to the system, leading to doubt in the interaction among the students, and reducing the effectiveness of collaborative...
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 36, No. 1 (2002) pp. 53–61
Both computers and calculators are limited by architecture, operating system, and software, to some predetermined level of precision within decimal number presentation and calculation. However, there exists a base that produces a terminating decimal....
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 25–47
Knowledge structure is an important aspect for defining students' competency in biology learning, but how knowledge structure is influenced by the teaching process in naturalistic biology classroom settings has scarcely been empirically...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 10, No. 2
Online MBA programs have grown exponentially in recent years. Yet, the prevailing literature indicates that research on online MBA education remains extremely limited. This article summarizes 28 instructor interviews from those teaching online...
An investigation of the relationship between flow in computer-mediated interaction and virtual learning team effectiveness
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2919–2928
Teamwork has become an increasingly important part of online learning environments. The widespread use of virtual teams in online courses has not been companied by adequate research to address those issues that affected the learning and productivity ...
School Climate: Sense of Classroom and School Communities in Online and On-Campus Higher Education Courses
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (2005) pp. 361–374
Multivariate statistical analyses were used to determine if there were differences in sense of community and perceived learning between university students enrolled in fully online and fully face-to-face on-campus courses (N = 279). Study results...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2067–2070
This study focused on the relationship between the types of thinking skills and types of peer feedback and the relationship between the types of thinking skills and the students' achievement under networked peer assessment. In this system, students...
Modified Flipped Classroom: A Project-Based Spiraling Curriculum Model to Support Learning Efficiency and Engagement
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2391–2396
An international collaboration between a Chinese Visiting Scholar and faculty at a US College of Education provided the opportunity to share, investigate and evaluate a flipped classroom model that endeavors to make the best use of in-class time. By ...
Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Xiaojing Liu; Seung-hee Lee; Shijuan Liu; Kyong-Jee Kim; Mengyu Zhai; Bude Su
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 426–431
Rapid explosion of online learning programs has given little time for strategic planning and program development. However, such planning is essential for the success of an online program. The purpose of this study is to summarize the emerging issues ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 3 (2009) pp. 178–190
This study examines how a case-based learning approach was used and facilitated in online business education. Perceptions of students and instructors regarding the practices of case-based learning in online environments are explored in terms of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2615–2621
This session presents the results of a case study that examined the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in a highly ranked online MBA program. The findings suggested positive relationships between sense of...
Does Sense of Community Matter? An Examination of Participants' Perceptions of Building Learning Communities in Online Courses
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2007) pp. 9–24
Using a case study approach, this study explored the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in an online MBA program. The findings suggested that students felt a sense of belonging to a learning community when...
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 54, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 141–148
Java Virtual Machine (JVM) education has become essential in training embedded software engineers as well as virtual machine researchers and practitioners. However, due to the lack of suitable instructional tools, it is difficult for students to...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 507–523
The focus of this study was to empirically investigate how virtual teams operate in an online MBA program. Building knowledge and skills required for a successful career is a central component of higher education, especially in business schools....
The Importance of Interaction in Web-Based Education: A Program-Level Case Study of Online MBA Courses
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 1–19
Though interaction is often billed as a significant component of successful online learning, empirical evidence of its importance as well as practical guidance or specific interaction techniques continue to be lacking. In response, this study...
Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Xiaojing Liu; Bude Su; Mengyu Zhai; Kyong-Jee Kim; Shijuan Liu; Min Shi
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2047–2054
The focus of this study is to develop an empirical understanding of virtual teaming activities. Virtual teams allow students to build the requisite bodies of knowledge for business professions while improving their analytical and problem-solving...
An Analysis of Social Network Websites for Language Learning: Implications for Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language
CALICO Journal Vol. 32, No. 1 (2015) pp. 113–152
Although educators are excited about the potential of social network sites for language learning (SNSLL), there is a lack of understanding of how SNSLL can be used to facilitate teaching and learning for English as Second language (ESL) instructors...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1450–1456
Advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT) have changed learning and teaching methods. Technologies such as the Internet, multimedia, and online databases, educators and learners have more options about when and where learning...
Michael J. Lichtenstein; Linda A. Pruski; Carolyn E. Marshall; Cheryl L. Blalock; Yan Liu; Rosemarie Plaetke
Educational Gerontology Vol. 31, No. 7 (August 2005) pp. 541–561
This study tested the effectiveness of 2 dissemination methods for the Positively Aging teaching materials. In San Antonio, Texas, 4 middle schools participated in a 3-year controlled trial of dissemination via distance electronic support alone ...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
In recent years, Web technologies have helped expand distance education in higher education. Online programs have become widely and generally accepted in many countries. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the number of Institutions of...
Investigating an application of speech-to-text recognition: a study on visual attention and learning behaviour
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 6 (Dec 01, 2015) pp. 529–545
One major drawback of previous research on speech-to-text recognition (STR) is that most findings showing the effectiveness of STR for learning were based upon subjective evidence. Very few studies have used eye-tracking techniques to investigate...
Students' Confidence and Perceived Value for Participating in Cross-Cultural Wiki-Based Collaborations
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 213–228
An international wiki-based collaboration was integrated into a large introductory educational technology course enrolling 346 students, divided into 43 teams. Student teams participated in a 5-week project in which they created wiki chapters about...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 3 (2001) pp. 220–30
This study implements a networked peer assessment system based on the use of a Vee heuristic. Students submit their homework via the underlying network, then assess each other's homework by offering suggestions through the network. Preliminary...
The Effects of Online Discussion Forum Aggressive Messages and Cognitive Distortion on Users' Negative Affect and Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 238–245
This research is comprised of two studies designed to explore the effects of online discussion forum aggressive messages and Internet cognitive distortion on users' negative affect and aggression. The results of study 1 revealed 69 users could...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 28, No. 5 (September 2009) pp. 485–490
This study was set to investigate the prevalence of problematic internet use (PIU) among college students and the possible factors related to this disorder. About 4400 college students, ranging from freshmen to juniors, from eight different...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (June 2005) pp. 181–189
"1:1" educational computing refers to a scenario where every student in a group or class uses a computing device equipped with wireless communication capability to conduct a learning task. This paper, drawing from design experiences with our digital ...
Kyong-Jee Kim; Xiaojing Lu; Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Shijuan Liu; Mengyu Zhai; Bude Su; Alyssa Wise
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Online teaching and learning is making a significant impact on the fabric of higher education. In particular, online MBA programs have seen a rapid rise in student enrollments in recent years while the student enrollments in traditional in-residence ...
Xiaojing Liu; Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard Magjuka; Kyong-Jee Kim; Shijuan Liu; Mengyu Zhang; Bude Su; Min Shi; Alyssa Wise; Minyoung Doo
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2020–2025
The purpose of this study is to understand the practice of facilitating online MBA courses at a Midwestern university which has already established a highly successful traditional MBA program. The study explores the impact of online facilitation as ...
Topics: Social Studies
Facilitating students' global perspectives: Collaborating with international partners using Web 2.0 technologies
Peggy A. Ertmer; Timothy J. Newby; Ji Hyun Yu; Wei Liu; Annette Tomory; Young Mi Lee; Emine Sendurur; Polat Sendurur
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 251–261
This research was designed to explore the impact of a wiki-based international collaboration project on pre-service teachers' 1) cultural competencies, 2) comfort using technology, including Web 2.0 tools, to interact and collaborate with unknown...
Sarah B. Laditka; Sara J. Corwin; James N. Laditka; Rui Liu; Daniela B. Friedman; Anna E. Mathews; Sara Wilcox
Gerontologist Vol. 49 (June 2009)
Purpose of the study: To describe processes used in the Healthy Brain project to manage data collection, coding, and data distribution in a large qualitative project, conducted by researchers at 9 universities in 9 states. Design and Methods:...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 1 (2009) pp. 111–139
The purpose of this study was to use multiple data sources, both objective and subjective, to capture students' thinking processes as they were engaged in problem solving, examine the cognitive tool use patterns, and understand what tools were used...
An analysis of collaborative problem-solving activities mediated by individual-based and collaborative computer simulations
C.‐J. Chang; M.‐H. Chang; C.‐C. Liu; B.‐C. Chiu; S.‐H. Fan Chiang; C.‐T. Wen; F.‐K. Hwang; P.‐Y. Chao; Y.‐L. Chen; C.‐S. Chai
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 33, No. 6 (December 2017) pp. 649–662
Researchers have indicated that the collaborative problem-solving space afforded by the collaborative systems significantly impact the problem-solving process. However, recent investigations into collaborative simulations, which allow a group of...