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Internet and Higher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (2003) pp. 205–6
This book edited by Rainere Bromme and Elmar Stahl aims to establish a foundation for the study of the pedagogical value of using the development of hypertext documents as a student assignment. The editors compiled an eclectic collection of 10...
Building a Framework to Support Project-Based Collaborative Learning Experiences in an Asynchronous Learning Network
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2008) pp. 167–190
Providing students in an asynchronous learning network (ALN) a rich learning environment is not easy, especially in terms of promoting higher cognitive functioning such as analysis and evalua- tion. The use of project-based, collaborative...
Computer-supported, time and place-independent distance education for adult learners: A demonstration project in teaching financial accounting via the Internet
(1998) pp. 1–185
This study addressed the problem that the classroom-based environment prevalent in higher education often does not adequately meet the needs of adult students. The researcher investigated the use of the Internet as a time- and place-independent...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 10, No. 2 (2001) pp. 107–124
The promise of multimedia as a tool for enhancing learning is indeed intoxicating. The prospect of actively engaging learners through multiple communication channels is, intu-itively, very compelling as a means of facilitating learning for a...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 340–349
This study examined the overarching issue of how temporal transitions, specifically duration of message flow, affects momentum or wellness of discussion in an asynchronous forum. Quantitative data representing time indicators in discussion activity...
Computers & Education Vol. 45, No. 1 (August 2005) pp. 141–160
The purpose of this paper is to show how data mining may offer promise as a strategy for discovering and building alternative representations for the data underlying asynchronous discussion forums. Presently, the instructor's view of the output of a ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 16–21
Virtual classrooms are rapidly becoming alternate acceptable delivery systems. One of the major challenges facing professors in higher education today is the creation of the best possible adult learning environment in our cyberspace classrooms....
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
Most human gradings of essays are holistic, or "overall." Therefore, Project Essay Grade (PEG), an attempt to develop computerized grading of essays, has concentrated most of its research on overall grading. It has successfully simulated human...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 171–172
The explosion of the World Wide Web has changed the way we live, work, shop and learn. Increasingly, colleges and universities are offering graduate and undergraduate courses that are delivered fully or partially over the Internet. One category of ...
Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 62, No. 1 (2002) pp. 5–18
Studied the use of an automated grader to score essays holistically and by rating traits through two experiments that evaluated 807 Web-based essays and then compared 386 essays to evaluations by 6 human raters. Results show the essay grading...