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Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 51, No. 1 (2000) pp. 57–68
Reviews previous studies that used the Internet for survey research, discusses new methodological issues and problems, and presents a case study that seeks possible solutions. Topics include biased samples and biased returns, access to the Internet, ...
Library Trends Vol. 47, No. 4 (1999) pp. 746–70
Reports on a study to construct a baseline of scholarly use of Internet-based electronic resources (e-sources) by surveying library and information science (LIS) scholars. Results reported include researchers' demographic information, frequency of...
The Impact of Internet-Based Electronic Resources on Formal Scholarly Communication in the Area of Library and Information Science: A Citation Analysis
Journal of Information Science Vol. 24, No. 4 (1998) pp. 241–54
Investigates how much electronic resources (e-sources) have been used in formal scholarly communication, using a case study in library and information science during 1994-96. Four citation-based indicators are used for the impact measurement....
Accessibility to Internet-based Electronic Resources and its Implications for Electronic Scholarship
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 35 (1998) pp. 463–73
Explores the accessibility of Internet-based electronic resources (e-sources) through three efforts: (1) evaluation of accessibility of e-sources cited in four print journals and four electronic journals in library and information science, (2) a...
New Ideas on the Design of the Web-Based Learning System Oriented to Problem Solving From the Perspective of Question Chain and Learning Community
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 3 (May 16, 2016)
In recent years, a number of models concerning problem solving systems have been put forward. However, many of them stress on technology and neglect the research of problem solving itself, especially the learning mechanism related to problem solving....
Social Question and Answer Services versus Library Virtual Reference: Evaluation and Comparison from the Users' Perspective
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2014)
Introduction: In recent years, the introduction of social question and answer services and other Internet tools have expanded the ways in which people have their questions answered. There has been speculation and debate over whether such services...
Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 2, No. 9 (2014) pp. 655–658
This article discussed the significance of improving low-income family children's information literacy, which could improve educational quality, enhance children's self-esteem, adapt children to the future competitive world market, as well as the...
Collecting Feedback on the Quality of Distance Education: A Follow-Up Survey of China Central Radio and TV University Graduates and Their Employers
Open Learning Vol. 23, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 215–229
Timely collection of feedback on the quality of teaching from graduates and their employers is of great significance in distance education, and can help enhance the quality of teaching and improve management and all-round learner support. However,...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 76, No. 4 (May 2015) pp. 412–426
Patron-Driven Acquisitions (PDA) is a new model used for e-book acquisition by academic libraries. A key component of this model is to make records of ebooks available in a library catalog and let actual patron usage decide whether or not an item is ...
A multilevel analysis of the impact of a professional learning community, faculty trust in colleagues and collective efficacy on teacher commitment to students
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 27, No. 5 pp. 820–830
This study investigated the relationships between a professional learning community (PLC), faculty trust in colleagues, teachers’ collective efficacy, and their commitment to students. The findings from exploratory factor analysis indicated that...
Learner control, user characteristics, platform difference, and their role in adoption intention for MOOC learning in China
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 1 (Apr 17, 2017)
Massive open online course (MOOC) learning attracts more and more attention in both the practice and the research field. Finding out what factors influence learners\u2019 MOOC adoption is of great importance. This study focuses on learner control,...
A Heterogeneous Online Education Portal for K-12 Students: Perspectives of Developer, Service Provider, Researcher, and User
Yin Zhang; Greg Byerly; Kristiana Burk; Jason Holmes; David Robins; Athena Salaba; Terri Fredericka; Kathy Fredrick
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 409–412
The Internet has become an increasingly important source for school-age children to find information for their school work and other daily activities. Given the various types of Internet resources available to them, how should system designers...
Exploring the relationship among teachers' emotional intelligence, emotional labor strategies and teaching satisfaction
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 35, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 137–145
The results of a survey of 1281 Chinese school teachers support a second-order factor structure of emotional intelligence. It is found that teachers' emotional intelligence has a significant impact on teaching satisfaction and their use of two...
Samuel Kai Wah Chu; Yin Zhang; Katherine Chen; Chi Keung Chan; Celina Wing Yi Lee; Ellen Zou; Wilfred Lau
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 33, No. 1 (April 2017) pp. 49–60
Concerning the effectiveness of using wikis for project-based learning in higher education, this study compared the perceptions and actions among students in three undergraduate courses of different disciplines, English Language Studies, Information ...
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (November 2008) pp. 330–343
Fieldwork remains the mainstay in the study of geography and in the analysis of the environmental processes. However, an in-depth understanding of the environmental and geographical processes requires extensive as well as intensive fieldwork that...