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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1353–1355
People have gathered in communities for centuries. Initially for protection, then socialization, these groups were rather small, focused on the villages of an agricultural society. In the Information Age, the focus shifts from physical communities...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) p. 968
A Case Library is a collection of cases arranged to allow easy, meaningful access for a user. This Library covers an array of turf problems encountered by golf course superintendents. The cases help fill gaps in a student's knowledge that are a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6023–6030
This paper discusses the importance of student course design for the Distance Learning (DL) classroom. The authors examine the history of DL and strategies for designing the online classroom including content, structure and the user interface. A...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 549–554
Online learning can be used for distance education courses as well as for face-to-face courses. In fact, using online learning to supplement traditional classes may be the most effective way to introduce the topic of online learning and teaching to...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1405–1406
In higher education student course evaluations are the most commonly used method of course review. In course evaluations, students are asked to rate a faculty member on overt behaviors that are presumed to be characteristic of effective teaching....
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 498–503
Although the Web is convenient for finding information, it is not necessarily reliable. While opportunities exist for students to hear about evaluation strategies there is no data to suggest whether they are using what they hear. The purpose of this ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 409–412
In North Carolina the community college system has seen a 301% increase in Internet course enrollments over the last three years. Currently more than 53,000 students are enrolled in distance learning through the community college system. With the...
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2004 (October 2005)
Retention of novice teachers is a problem for school districts. Teacher induction programs are beneficial in increasing retention, but these programs take time, a commodity in short supply among novice teachers. Computer-based support has been...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1228–1241
At Saint Leo University, we decided that we wanted to better prepare our students to be leaders in the use of educational technology. In order for us as a faculty to prepare our students, we knew we needed to start by educating ourselves on how to...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
There is a wealth of information available on the World Wide Web that can assist pre-service teachers in their course studies. Yet observation of students in a technology integration class indicated that students were not able to find resources...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1149–1154
As faculty begin to offer online courses, or supplement traditional courses with online components, they may not be aware of instructional strategies that would be appropriate for online instruction. Current literature addresses this problem by...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1071–1078
It is clear that more courses are being offered online each year. With the increase in the number of courses offered, the number of faculty teaching at a distance will also be increasing. Many researchers are discussing concerns that faculty have...