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Information Society Vol. 15, No. 3 (1999) pp. 151–67
Compares two extended interactions that took place on the Internet, one from an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channel and the other from an academic listserv discussion group. Discusses the gender dynamics which are characterized as harassment of female ...
A study examined the claim that computer-mediated discussion groups, also known as "lists,""conferences," or "bulletin boards" in which individuals contribute electronically to an ongoing exchange of information and ideas within a field of common...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 62, No. 3 (2001) pp. 251–58
Explores faculty attitudes toward the Web as a tool for their: students' research; use of the Web in classroom instruction; and policies concerning Web use by students. Results show although faculty members generally feel positive about the Web as a ...
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 27, No. 3 (2001) pp. 213–19
This survey explored faculty members' satisfaction toward the Web as a research source. Describes use of the End-User Computing Satisfaction instrument and discusses results that indicate that faculty members question the accuracy and reliability of ...
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) Vol. 36 (2002) pp. 109–68
This review of computer-mediated communication (CMC) on the Internet focuses on empirical research in noninstitutional and nonorganizational contexts. Highlights include modes of CMC; appropriate uses; social effects; effects on language and...
Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning Vol. 4, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 137–146
This article reports on a content analysis of research articles focusing on library services in distance education published between 1999 and 2009. The study identified 472 articles on the topic and analyzed the citations, abstracts, and indexing to ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3010–3013
This study evaluates the usefulness of synchronous chat for deep learning in the context of a distance education program between two universities in different cultural contexts. Three rubrics were adapted for empirical analysis by employing computer-...
Is Interactivity Important in Information Literacy Tutorial Sites? Comparison Between Highly-Rated and Randomly-Selected Online Tutorials
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1297–1302
Online information literacy tutorials are potentially useful tools to facilitate the learning of information literacy skills. Interactivity has been identified as a key element in Web-based learning (Chou, 2003). In this study, 20 highly-rated...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 63, No. 4 (2002) pp. 334–40
Describes a citation analysis of research articles from scholarly electronic journals published in 1999-2000 that focused on the extent to which scholars are using electronic resources and the types and subject areas of online resources that are...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 50, No. 4 (1999) pp. 358–65
Examines whether search engine design shows a pattern of interdisciplinarity focusing on two disciplines: computer science and library/information science. A citation analysis measured levels of interdisciplinary research and publishing in search...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 61, No. 1 (2000) pp. 39–43
This study examines publishing and indexing patterns in the area of digital libraries to identify the core journals and the most effective descriptor terms for online searching. Results show that indexing is inconsistent and subject searching is...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2007) pp. 125–141
This case study evaluates the potential of synchronous chat for deep learning in the context of a distance education program between two universities in different cultural contexts, with a focus on interaction and facilitation. Three rubrics...
Written Communication Vol. 26, No. 1 (2009) pp. 5–31
This study analyzes gender variation in nonstandard typography--specifically, abbreviations and insertions--in mobile phone text messages (SMS) posted to a public Italian interactive television (iTV) program. All broadcast SMS were collected for a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2039–2043
The main goal of this paper is to examine how pre-service secondary mathematics teachers, in-service secondary mathematics teachers, mathematicians, and mathematics teacher educators communicated about a multimedia case study through computer...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 284–291
Project-based learning engages students in problem solving through artefact design. However, previous studies of online project-based learning have focused primarily on the dynamics of online collaboration; students' knowledge construction...
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 35 (1998) pp. 253–59
Describes the extent to which professional activity of library and information professionals is evident in the management of digital collections. Analyzes the digital collections of 11 randomly selected public libraries to determine patterns of...
Collaborate, Engage, and Interact in Online Learning: Successes with Wikis and Synchronous Virtual Classrooms at Athens State University
Annual International T3 Conference 2009 (2009)
The purpose of this paper is to provide faculty with creative ways to use tools such as wikis and synchronous virtual classrooms to build a sense of community within their distance classes. A review of the literature provides an understanding of the ...
Being the Same Isn't Enough: Impact of Male and Female Mentors on Computer Self-Efficacy of College Students in IT-Related Fields
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 37, No. 1 (2007) pp. 19–40
This study investigates the relationship between computer self-efficacy, mentoring, and the gender of mentors and students. The decline of women in IT-related programs of U.S. universities has led scholars to suggest that making more female faculty...