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Hong Kong Polytechnic University
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 427–447
In recent years, tertiary institutions in developed countries have made extensive use of Course Management Systems (CMSs), software packages designed to help educators create online learning communities. To date, however, such packages have been...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) p. 2104
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4220–4226
While online learning has become a powerful trend in higher education, researchers and educators have raised concerns about its practice. In teacher education, online courses are seen as one of promising solutions to the teacher shortage issue. In...
Predictors of mathematics achievement of migrant children in Chinese urban schools: A comparative study
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 42, No. 1 (May 2015) pp. 35–42
In China, the education of increasing numbers of migrant children in urban settings is undertaken in integrated public or segregated migrant schools. This study compares the factors and predictors related to migrant children's mathematics...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
This study investigated how the online instruction in a graduate instructional technology course affects learners psychological factors, such as locus of control and achievement motivation. It was expected that learners would be more internal at the ...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2010) pp. 105–132
Parental involvement has been recognized as an important factor for student achievement in traditional school settings. The lack of research regarding the effect of parental involvement on student achievement in virtual schooling is, in part, due to ...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 75, No. 1 (1998) pp. 123–25
Access to professional development opportunities for in-service high school chemistry teachers remains a problem. In an effort to increase teacher access, a new cross-listed course called Chemistry 869/Curriculum and Instruction 869 was created at...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 19, No. 1 pp. 113–125
Estimated returns to schooling in Taiwan are sensitive to the inclusion of family background variables in the wage function. The effects of family background on worker's wage are significant in the private sector but not in the public sector,...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 8, No. 2 (1999) pp. 151–54
Discusses leadership issues that arose during the creation and offering of an Internet-based course for high school chemistry teachers including course organization, recruiting students, and technological support available to participating students. ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 803–809
Online discussion often represents the crux (or sole source) of group interaction in these Internet ecosystems such as virtual focus groups and online or blended classes. This paper, saddled upon a large-scale asynchronous text-based focus group...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (2008) pp. 198–215
Based on a framework emphasizing the social nature of learning, this research examines a model of how social constructs affect satisfaction within online learning using path analysis for students in higher education. The social constructs evaluated...
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:...
Social Computing Research Group; Xinxin Huang; Christiana Kumalasari; Piyanan Nuankhieo; Demei Shen; Bosung Kim; I-Chun Tsai; Pei-Ju Liu; Paul Turner; Chris Amelung; David Reid; James Laffey
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 613–620
This study explored the social nature of online learning in a computer management system (CMS). Based on Wenger's (1998) social theory of learning and an awareness framework for online collaborative learning proposed by Carroll et al, (2003), a four-...
John Baruch; Qian Huang; Liu ShongYi; Li Su Li; James Machell; Scott Marley; Alan Pickwick; Marcel Vlastuin; Vlad Waley; Yie Niu Zhang
Education in Science Vol. 235 (November 2009) pp. 24–25
In China, "Space Science" and "Our Place in the Universe" form part of the geography syllabus. Such cultural challenges are part of the everyday intellectual gymnastics necessary to sustain European-Chinese school collaborations. Belle Vue Girls'...