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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2008 Volume 36, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Online Threaded Discussions: Purposes, Goals, and Objectives

    Paula San Millan Maurino, Francine Federman & Lorraine Greenwald

    The purpose of this study was to understand the perspectives of instructors as they participate in an online classroom setting. It sought to find the purposes, goals, and objectives set by online... More

    pp. 129-143

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  2. Incorporating Blogs into the Syllabus: Making Their Space a Learning Space

    Richard Glass & Marsha Spiegelman

    The growth of online resources and the advances in Web 2.0 technology are changing the information landscape and impacting teaching and learning. While information literacy has been recognized as a... More

    pp. 145-155

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  3. Modeling the Global Workplace Using Emerging Technologies

    Patricia Dorazio & Corey Hickok

    The Fall 2006 term of COM495, Senior Practicum in Communication, offered communication and information design students the privilege of taking part in a transatlantic intercultural virtual project.... More

    pp. 157-170

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  4. The Homeless Professor in Second Life

    Harry E. Pence

    The virtual online world called Second Life can be deceptive. It looks like a game, but the participants are not assigned goals. Indeed, it may be said that the goal of Second Life is to create one... More

    pp. 171-177

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  5. Transforming the Design of Overheads and Their Impact on Learning

    Russell L. Kahn

    The present study investigated the value of changing the format of overhead presentations from one dominated by headings and bulleted lists to one using a sentence assertion followed by visual... More

    pp. 179-187

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  6. Technology for School-Based Assessment and Assessment for Learning: Development Principles from New Zealand

    John A. C. Hattie & Gavin T. L. Brown

    National assessment systems can be enhanced with effective school-based assessment (SBA) that allows teachers to focus on improvement decisions. Modern computer-assisted technology systems are... More

    pp. 189-201

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  7. The Importance of Emotional Usability

    Yi-Hsuen Shih & Min Liu

    As technology evolves rapidly, users of technology products and interactive computing systems are no longer only satisfied with the levels of product efficiency and effectiveness. Users are also... More

    pp. 203-218

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  8. Online Students' Technology Skills and Attitudes toward Online Instruction

    Carol M. Koroghlanian & Jonathan Brinkerhoff

    Learner analysis and needs assessments are basic elements of all instructional design models and are of concern to those designing distance education courses. This investigation surveyed 249... More

    pp. 219-244

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