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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 231–233
The introduction of any technology-enhanced teaching and learning innovation necessitates a critical reflection on past and current educational practices. The objective of this presentation is to encourage participants to reflect upon some of the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 167–172
The building of collaborative online communities raises questions about the nature of discourse in these environments: Underlying these questions are fundamental notions about the social construction of knowledge. CMC has the potential to even out ...
Utilizing student data within the course management system to determine undergraduate student academic success: An exploratory study
Utilizing student data within the course management system to determine undergraduate student academic@success: An exploratory study (2007) pp. 1–219
For nearly six decades, researchers have been studying the issues of student persistence and retention in higher education. Despite the decades of research and projects to improve retention, overall retention figures have remained between 45% and 50%...
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 28, No. 2 (Jun 15, 2002)
This paper provides some insight into students' performance and perceptions within the context of an introductory psychology course in which Web-based materials and activities were used to enhance teaching effectiveness and learning outcomes. The...
The Flesch readability index yields meaningful information about the responses of readers to texts. Because the formula is so simple, a group of English teachers wrote a program in BASIC that would count some obvious surface features of a text and...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (1997) pp. 80–88
Increasingly, higher education institutions and businesses are developing distributed learning systems to provide continuing job-related and professional education. Principles and examples of distributed learning and support systems that promote...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 1643
Traditionally, university-level introductory courses have relied for the most part on a lecture-based teaching strategy. Because of the significant amount of content that is usually covered in these courses, as well as increasingly larger class...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 30, No. 3 (2007) pp. 15–22
The EDUCAUSE Advisory Committee for Teaching and Learning (ACTL) has identified the key technology-related teaching and learning issues in higher education for 2007. The 10 important teaching and learning issues are: (1) Establishing and...
Microcomputer-based laboratories (MBLs) are believed to have significant potential for improving laboratory experiences in science classrooms. A study funded through a grant project called STEPS to Better Science sought to broaden the knowledge base ...
Journal of Extension Vol. 51, No. 4 (August 2013)
Geospatial technologies have become increasingly prevalent across our society. Educators at all levels have expressed a need for additional resources that can be easily adopted to support geospatial literacy and state standards of learning, while...
Impact of Asynchronous Online Discussions: A Study of Implementation in Two Large-Enrollment Blended Courses
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2928–2936
Asynchronous online discussions are widely used in online and blended courses. This study examined the implementation of online discussions in two large-enrollment undergraduate courses, one in engineering and one in education, which were taught...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 42, No. 4 (2007) pp. 40–42
In responding to internal and external pressures for accountability in higher education, especially in the areas of improved learning outcomes and student success, IT leaders may soon become critical partners with academic and student affairs. IT...
Digital Learning Communities (DLC): Investigating the application of social software to support networked learning
Robert Fitzgerald; Stephen Barass; Axel Bruns; John Campbell; Sam Hinton; Adrian Miles; Mitchell Whitelaw; Yoni Ryan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2805–2808
In the complexity of competing study, work and social demands, university students face many challenges to their effective participation in, and engagement with, the university environment. The fragmentation of their time is often associated with a...
Information Poverty and the Latino Community: Implications for Social Work Practice and Social Work Education
Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work Vol. 10, No. 4 (2001) pp. 1–21
Education level, computer ownership, and technology and information access determine one's status in the new information economy. Interventions such as community computer networks, telecommuting centers, grassroots electronic commerce, and volunteer ...
Gordon Fox; Scott Campbell; Arcadii Grinshpan; Xiaoying Xu; John Holcomb; Catherine Bnteau; Jennifer Lewis; Kandethody Ramachandran
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (Oct 03, 2017)
This paper describes the development of a program of project-based learning in Calculus courses at a large urban research university. In this program, students developed research projects in consultation with a faculty advisor in their major, and...
W Gardner Campbell; Megan Fitch; Robert F. German; Dale Hulvey; Keith McIntosh; Michael R. McPherson; John O'Keefe
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 48, No. 2 (2013) pp. 10–12
Panelists on the front lines of higher education information technology share their thoughts on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and what it could mean for colleges and universities. Five questions were asked of each panelist. These were: (1) How...
D Joel Whalen; Ken Andersen; Gloria Campbell; Cheri Crenshaw; Geoffrey A. Cross; Anne Bradstreet Grinols; John Hildebrand; Amy Newman; Lorelei A. Ortiz; Edward Paulson; Melinda Phillabaum; Elizabeth A. Powell; Ryan Sloan
Business Communication Quarterly Vol. 75, No. 3 (September 2012) pp. 318–340
The 12 Favorite Assignments featured in this article were presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication (ABC), Montreal, Canada. A variety of learning objectives are featured: delivering bad news, handling...
How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?
Brent Gregory; Sue Gregory; Denise Wood; Yvonne Masters; Mathew Hillier; Frederick Stokes-Thompson; Anton Bogdanovych; Des Butler; Lyn Hay; Kim Flintoff; Stefan Schutt; Robyn Alderton; Ieva Stupans; Lindy McKeown Orwin; Andrew Cram; Grant Meredith; Jenny Grenfell; Francesca Collins; Allan Ellis; Lisa Jacka; Ian Larson; Andrew Fluck; Helen Farley; Jay Jay Jegathesan; Dale Linegar; Debbie McCormick; Jason Zagami; John Campbell; Angela Thomas; Nona Muldoon; Ali Abbas; Ian Burnett; Sheila Scutter; David Ellis; Suku Sinnappan; Katrina Neville; Ashley Aitken; Simeon Simoff; Xiangyu Wang; Mandy Salomon; Kay Souter; Greg Wadley; Michael Jacobson; Anne Newstead; Gary Hayes; Scott Grant; Alyona Yusupova
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 475–490
Over the past decade, teaching and learning in virtual worlds has been at the forefront of many higher education institutions around the world. The DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group (VWWG) consisting of Australian and New Zealand higher education...