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University of North Carolina Wilmington
Connecting Students in Online Learning Environments through Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication: An Investigation of Students’ Motivation
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 743–746
The present study investigates students' motivation and goal orientation in online discussion activities associated with an online instructional technology class. Students will participate in an online discussion board as a normal component of the...
A longitudinal study of the diffusion of a computer-based administrative innovation within a university faculty network
(1997) pp. 1–201
Identifying predictors of computer use such as attitude, anxiety, and receptivity to change have been the primary area of interest in instructional technology. Research relating to the diffusion of innovations in education has been based primarily...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 38–50
This paper illustrates a model for Online Group Collaborative Learning. The authors based the foundation of the Online Collaborative Design Model upon Piaget’s concepts of assimilation and accommodation, and Vygotsky’s theory of social interaction....
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 341–361
With the prevalence of online learning, considerable concerns and problems arise, particularly as it relates to the quality of this mode of instruction. This study used a web-delivered survey based on the quality benchmarks published by Institution...
It's the Same Only Different: The Effect the Discussion Moderator Has on Student Participation in Online Class Discussions
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (2004) pp. 89–100
Online discussions are an effective method used to enhance interactions among learners and the instructor. The study examined the differences in communication based on whether the discussions were instructor-moderated or peer-moderated and based on...
Technology Standards for School Administrators: An Analysis of Practicing and Aspiring Administrators' Perceived Ability to Perform the Standards
NASSP Bulletin Vol. 90, No. 4 (2006) pp. 301–317
This study investigated practicing and aspiring school administrators' perceived level of proficiency related to the Technology Standards for School Administrators adopted by the International Society for Technology in Education. Based on the mentor-...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2468–2486
This study was designed to examine online group discussions from a student's perspective to determine what characteristics students identify as meaningful to their learning. Quantitative data were collected, analyzed, summarized in six tables. The...
College Teaching Vol. 54, No. 1 (2006) pp. 190–193
The number of online courses being offered by postsecondary institutions has increased dramatically and consequently an increasing number of faculty are faced with teaching online courses. Students demonstrate more positive attitudes and higher...
Using Social Network Analysis To Examine the Time of Adoption of Computer-Related Services among University Faculty
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 33, No. 1 (2000) pp. 16–27
Proposes to use social network analysis and diffusion research to study the diffusion of two computer-based administrative services within a university faculty network. Examines the relationship of time of adoption and the number of network...