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Education Next Vol. 11, No. 1 (2011) pp. 20–31
Democrats and Republicans in Washington, D.C., are more polarized today than they have been in nearly a century. Among the general public, party identification remains the single most powerful predictor of people's opinions about a wide range of...
The Public Weighs in on School Reform: Intense Controversies Do Not Alter Public Thinking, but Teachers Differ More Sharply than Ever
Education Next Vol. 11, No. 4 (2011) pp. 10–22
In this article, the authors explore the following questions: How have Americans actually responded to these developments? Have they grown more supportive of the current direction of school reform, or are there instead signs of a backlash? And how...
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 76, No. 1 (2000) pp. 43–47
A study compared traditional lecture class in management science (70 students) with its online component (151 students). The course with the online option was found to be as effective as the traditional course. (Contains 14 references.) (Author/JOW)
How Learning Styles Impact E-Learning: A Case Comparative Study of Undergraduate Students Who Excelled, Passed, or Failed an Online Course in Scientific/Technical Writing
E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (2006) pp. 534–543
Online classes appear increasingly popular, making it critical in each discipline to study the advantages and disadvantages of learning online. Following up on anecdotal impressions that scientific/technical writing students appeared to do either...
Nancy M. Trautmann; William S. Carlsen; Charles J. Eick; Francis E. Gardner; Lisa Kenyon; Hedy Moscovici; John C. Moore; Mark Thompson; Sandra West
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 7 (2003) pp. 443–47
Describes a cooperative project that integrates the internet into the peer-review process to enhance student understanding of the nature of science through engagement in socially authentic scientific research and the double-blinded peer review...