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Faculty Participation in the Pennsylvania State University World Campus: Identifying Barriers to Success
Evelynn M. Ellis
Open Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (2000) pp. 233–42
Investigates Pennsylvania State University's electronic distance education program to determine difficulties that faculty members and administrators face when faculty choose to teach electronically within a traditional institution. Discusses time...
High School Students' Experiences of Learning through Research on the Internet
R A. Ellis; P Goodyear; A-M Bliuc; M Ellis
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 27, No. 6 (December 2011) pp. 503–515
One of the challenges that school educators face today is the need to integrate learning technologies into the learning experience in a meaningful and sustainable way. The current research focuses on how students' experience learning through new...
How and What University Students Learn through Online and Face-to-Face Discussion: Conceptions, Intentions and Approaches
Robert A. Ellis; P Goodyear; M Prosser; A O'Hara
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 22, No. 4 (August 2006) pp. 244–256
This paper reports a phenomenographic investigation into students' experiences of learning through discussion--both online and face to face (F2F). The study context was a second-year undergraduate course in psychology for social work in which the...
ODL Students' Perceived Computer Literacy Competencies, Expectations of Support Intention to Use and Perseverance
Hendrik D. Esterhuizen; Suria M. Ellis; Christo J. Els
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 76–94
This paper reports on disadvantaged South African practising teachers' perceptions on computer literacy competencies while studying to improve their teaching qualifications. During the process of developing a learning technology integration...
Human Patient Simulators in Nursing Education: An Overview
Wendy M. Nehring; Wayne E. Ellis; Felissa R. Lashley
Simulation & Gaming Vol. 32, No. 2 (2001) pp. 194–204
Describes the human patient simulator and discusses the value of this technology for undergraduate and graduate nursing education, research, and evaluation. Highlights include an example of the use of the simulator; critical incident nursing...
Computerised Attention Training for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Hannah E. Kirk; Kylie M. Gray; Kirsten Ellis; John Taffe; Kim M. Cornish
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry Vol. 57, No. 12 (2016) pp. 1380–1389
Background: Children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience heightened attention difficulties which have been linked to poorer cognitive, academic and social outcomes. Although, increasing research has focused on the...
Computer Literacy Learning Emotions of ODL Teacher-Students
Hendrik D Esterhuizen; A Seugnet Blignaut; Christo J Els; Suria M Ellis
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 586–595
This paper addresses the affective human experiences in terms of the emotions of South African teacher-students while attaining computer competencies for teaching and learning, and for ODL. The full mixed method study investigated how computers...
"Bumble Boosters": Students Doing Real Science
Douglas A. Golick; Diana M. Schlesselman; Marion D. Ellis; David W. Brooks
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 12, No. 2 (2003) pp. 149–52
Describes a funded cooperative project, Bumble Boosters, which aims to create a community of learners to conduct authentic research on bumble bees in Nebraska. (Author/SOE)
Ensuring the Success of Deaf Students in Inclusive Physical Education
Jessica L. Schultz; Lauren J. Lieberman; M Kathleen Ellis; Linda C. Hilgenbrinck
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD) Vol. 84, No. 5 (2013) pp. 51–56
Approximately 85% of all deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the United States are educated in public school programs. This high percentage makes it very likely that physical educators will at some point have to teach a student who is deaf or hard...
Topics: Physical Education
Human Anatomy: Let the Students Tell Us How to Teach
Christopher R. Davis; Anthony S. Bates; Harold Ellis; Alice M. Roberts
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2014) pp. 262–272
Anatomy teaching methods have evolved as the medical undergraduate curriculum has modernized. Traditional teaching methods of dissection, prosection, tutorials and lectures are now supplemented by anatomical models and e-learning. Despite these...
Development and Evaluation of an Internet-Based Program to Improve the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young Men
Louise A. Ellis; Kathryn McCabe; Tracey Davenport; Jane M. Burns; Kitty Rahilly; Mariesa Nicholas; Ian B Hickie
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan 20, 2015) pp. 2–13
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the development of WorkOut, an Internet-based program designed to help young men overcome the barriers towards help-seeking and to build the skills they need to understand and manage their own mental health....
Optimizing Web-Based Instruction: A Case Study Using Poultry Processing Unit Operations
Corliss A. O' Bryan; Philip G. Crandall; Katrina Shores-Ellis; Donald M. Johnson; Steven C. Ricke; John Marcy
Journal of Food Science Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 93–100
Food companies and supporting industries need inexpensive, revisable training methods for large numbers of hourly employees due to continuing improvements in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) programs, new processing equipment, and high ...
The Computer as a Materials Science Benchmark
Dean J. Campbell; Julie K. Lorenz; Arthur B. Ellis; Thomas F. Kuech; George C. Lisensky; M Stanley Whittingham
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 75, No. 3 (1998) pp. 298–312
Illustrates the interdependent issues associated with modern materials science and suggests that the performance of a computer depends on the physiochemical properties of its components. Focuses on selected materials critical to a computer's...
Designing an Affordable Usability Test for E-Learning Modules
Corliss A. O'Bryan; Donald M. Johnson; Katrina D. Shores-Ellis; Philip G. Crandall; John A. Marcy; Steve C. Seideman; Steven C. Ricke
Journal of Food Science Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 6–10
This article provides background and an introduction to a user-centered design and usability test in an inexpensive format that allows content experts who are novices in e-learning development to perform testing on newly developed technical training ...