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Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (2009) pp. 51–64
This study examined whether the jigsaw model might be used in an online higher education course to produce the key characteristics of successful cooperative learning: interdependence, individual accountability, development of social skills, and...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 5 (October 2011) pp. 711–735
In order to seek more effective ways to design and support online communities of practice, we examined how Wikipedia, a large-scale online community of practice, is developed and emerges over time. We conducted a Delphi study to explore the social,...
Selecting Software with Caution: An Empirical Evaluation of Popular Beginning Reading Software for Children with Early Literacy Difficulties
Computers in the Schools Vol. 27, No. 2 (2010) pp. 99–120
It seems appropriate, if not necessary, to use empirically supported criteria to evaluate reading software applications. This study's purpose was to develop a research-based evaluation framework and review selected beginning reading software that...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1996 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (1996)
This paper chronicles the evolution of a metaphorical graphical user interface (MGUI) at Lehigh University (Pennsylvania). From its inception, "The Funeral of Edgar" has been a guided exploration of Edgar Allan Poe's poem, "The Raven," aimed at...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 30, No. 1 (2007) pp. 14–20
Driven by advances in instructional technologies, the processes of teaching and learning have come under new scrutiny in recent years. Some have called for renewed interest among faculty in the "scholarship of teaching", whereby a portion of their...
Psychology in the Schools Vol. 43, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 57–70
Beginning reading software programs may be one way to provide at-risk readers the additional instruction and practice they need to attain grade-level expectations. Criteria such as interface design, instructional design, and beginning reading...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 49, No. 3 (2001) pp. 5–22
Interface and instructional design guides almost completely ignore sound, and research suggests many promising instructional uses remain largely unexplored. Examines information processing and communication theoretical foundations for sound's...
The Clipper Project: Exploring whether Early Engagement through Web-Based Instruction Can Help Ease High School Students' College Transition
Journal of College Student Retention Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 357–376
Colleges are under mounting pressure to increase retention rates by easing incoming students' academic and social transition to college. Finding time in first-year students' busy schedules to provide this additional support can be difficult, however....
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 31, No. 3 (2003) pp. 291–305
One need not visit many classes to discover some students not sufficiently energized to do the work necessary to learn. Many of these same students, however, immerse themselves in complex computerized mystery/adventure games, becoming so engaged by...
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 291–315
Group social structure provides a comfortable and predictable context for interaction in learning environments. Students in face-to-face learning environments process social information about others in order to assess traits, predict behaviors, and...
Evaluating Social Connectedness Online: The Design and Development of the Social Perceptions in Learning Contexts Instrument
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2012) pp. 347–364
Learners' feelings of social connectedness may be a key factor in predicting online course success. However, students attempting to perceive and process the social context in online courses often find themselves engaging in unfamiliar, technology...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (2006) pp. 49–62
Despite the continued growth of Web-based courses, and the great promise of anytime, any place learning, it appears that Web-based instruction fails to produce the sense of "social connectedness" often highly valued in face-to-face instruction. The...
The Competencies and Characteristics Required of an Effective Project Manager: A Web-Based Delphi Study
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 54, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 115–140
In this study, we explore the competencies required for a project manager to be effective in the workplace. We used a Web-based Delphi method to lead experienced project managers through an anonymous consensus-building process consisting of two...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (March 2007) pp. 99–120
This paper describes the three-year evolution of an online Economics I course, reports on student outcomes and evaluations, and discusses the lessons learned. Results show that, as the course evolved from an instructor-led to a student-centered...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 4 (August 2008) pp. 467–486
Sound may hold great promise for instructional software by supporting learning in a variety of ways. Conceptual and preconceptual barriers, however, still appear to prevent software designers from using sound more effectively in their instructional...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 33, No. 4 (2005) pp. 437–460
As part of an ongoing research program, the authors investigated the use of single-voiced narration and multi-voiced characterizations/monologues in a formative evaluation study of an instructional lesson on information processing. That lesson...
Harold Daniels; William Sugar; Abbie Brown; Tim Green; Florence Martin; Albert Ritzhaupf; M. j. Bishop
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1097–1099
This panel discussion is will explore the issue of properly educating Instructional Design and Technology students with the necessary multimedia production competencies and skills for their respective careers. Panelists will include seven...
Jeremy Bailenson; Patrice Buzzanell; Stanley Deetz; David Tewksbury; Robert J. Thompson; Joseph Turow; Barbara Bichelmeyer; M J. Bishop; Diane Gayeski
Educational Technology Vol. 53, No. 5 (2013) pp. 8–15
Scholars representing the field of communications were asked to identify what they considered to be the most exciting and imaginative work currently being done in their field, as well as how that work might change our understanding. The scholars...