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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1681–1684
This paper is intended to promote understanding about effective online professional development interventions that work to build the capacity of teachers as online educators, as well as examine the potential impact that online professional...
The Impact of Online Professional Development on Teaching Practice: Research Summary and Final Results
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 256–263
This research investigates one online professional development program for K-12 teachers to determine if it impacted teaching practice. It reports on the findings of the five phased research agenda. This research employed the traditions of...
The impact of online professional@development on teaching @?practice: A case study (2004) pp. 1–245
This research investigates one online professional development program for K–12 teachers to determine if it impacted teaching practice. To do so, it employed the traditions of ethnography (Patton, 1990), case study research (Merriam, 1998) and frame ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (Dec 05, 2007)
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 178–181
This paper is intended to promote understanding about effective online professional development interventions used to build the capacity of teachers as online educators, as well as examine the potential impact that online professional development...
Topics: Professional Development
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 674–679
With the ongoing move toward blended and team-based learning in post secondary education, there is a need for greater understanding of how to support virtual teams in their work and as they build learning communities online. This paper outlines a...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 365–369
Program mapping (PM) provides a method to examine curriculum alignment, the assessment of learning outcomes, and to determine if program goals are aligned to learning activities and assessments. At a higher education institution in Western Canada,...
Topics: Best practices in assessment
Self-assessment of online participation: Using a reflective approach to enhancing student experience
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 102–107
The use of online technology in education continues to grow (Canadian Virtual University, 2012; Kanuka, 2008; White, Warren, Faughnan, & Manton, 2010) and student engagement is critical to their successful achievement of educational goals It is...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 2138–2141
Facial expressions and body language lie at the heart of the way we convey the emotional content of our interactions. The degree to which these aspects are negated in online learning environments is currently a point of debate in the field. In Fully ...
Are you ready? Assessing Digital Competencies for Online Learning via the General Technology Confidence and Use (GTCU) Instrument
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 221–226
This brief paper reports on one part of a case study of a fully online course conducted in the Faculty of Education of a mid-sized university in the province of Ontario, Canada. This course—part of the faculty’s Bachelor of Arts in Educational...
International Conference e-Learning 2014. Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (July 2014)
Problem-based learning (PBL) challenges traditional views of teaching and learning as the learner determines, to a large extent with support from a skilled facilitator, what topics will be explored, to what depth and which processes will be used....
Exploring cross-cultural digital competencies: Building the Global Educational Learning Observatory, GELO
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 357–364
This paper presents the Global Education Learning Observatory, GELO, offered as an international platform which can be used to (i) measure digital competencies for individuals or groups in formal educational institutions and informal settings; (ii)...
Co-creation of the Digital Space: Examining the use of web-based tools in Fully Online Learning Community (FOLC) environments
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 1255–1260
In order to participate in the co-creation of the digital space inherent in Fully Online Learning Community (FOLC) environments (vanOostveen, et al., 2016), learners must develop familiarity with the types of web-based tools that are available, and...
New conceptions for digital technology sandboxes: Developing a Fully Online Learning Communities (FOLC) model
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 665–673
This paper presents the Fully Online Learning Community, FOLC, model, offered as a transitional model for institutions addressing the challenges faced by higher education in terms of developing best practices in pedagogy and the implementation of...