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Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 9, No. 4 (2006)
To appeal to a larger student base, institutions have utilized current online technologies to provide courses to those students who would not otherwise be served. Unfortunately, the online learning experience has not been a positive one for a...
Predicting retention in online courses utilizing the Noel-Levitz Priorities Survey™ for Online Learners
Predicting retention in online courses utilizing the Noel@-Levitz Priorities Survey™ for Online Learners (2006) pp. 1–111
Research has shown that post-secondary students do not complete online courses at the same rate as traditional on-campus students. Demographic and institutional online student variables were examined to see whether it could be determined which of...
Enhancing managers' schemas regarding coaching skills using a computer conferencing training intervention
(2002) pp. 1–226
The level of investment to meet the demand for “soft” skills within today's workforce has steadily increased. Yet there are concerns over both the effectiveness of training in this skill domain and the ability to provide cost-effective training...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 483–487
The Final Report of the Indian Nations At Risk Task Force states that, “Our schools have failed to nurture the intellectual development and academic performance of many Native children, as is evident from their high dropout rates and negative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3235–3238
This paper presents preliminary findings from a qualitative study that examined the use of clinical interview video cases in a mathematics methods course for preservice teachers. Excerpt from written reflections were collected to illustrate the...
Rural Special Education Quarterly Vol. 16, No. 4 (1997) pp. 2–9
Describes a federally-funded University of Utah model project to prepare teachers to work with American Indian students with disabilities in both rural and urban regions. Components include cultural sensitivity and awareness, nonbiased assessment,...
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Vol. 32, No. 5 (October 2007) pp. 527–539
Alternative methods of assessing student knowledge are useful since assessment is increasingly being emphasized by administrators, accrediting agencies and legislators. A game (team) format to assess students' knowledge of course material was...
Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL): Analyzing Videos Online to Learn to Teach Early Childhood Mathematics
Australasian Journal of Early Childhood Vol. 34, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 19–23
The most pressing need in early childhood mathematics education in the United States is to improve early childhood teacher preparation. A Web-based video system, "Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL)", is a novel and effective...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4357–4364
This paper discusses recent findings from the study of a Web-based application called Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL). VITAL was developed by the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) in partnership with...
Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 19, No. 4 (2012) pp. 593–609
Researchers in the behavioral and social sciences often have expectations that can be expressed in the form of inequality constraints among the parameters of a structural equation model resulting in an informative hypothesis. The questions they...