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Western Kentucky University
Examples as an Instructional Tool in Mathematics and Science Classrooms: Teachers' Perceptions and Attitudes
Pedagogies: An International Journal Vol. 12, No. 4 (2017) pp. 374–390
This study examined mathematics and science teachers' perceptions and use of four types of examples, including typical textbook examples (standard worked examples) and erroneous worked examples in the written form as well as mastery modelling...
Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication in an Online Environment: Faculty Experiences and Perceptions
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2012) pp. 15–30
The purpose of this study was to examine online instructors' experiences and perceptions of online teaching and their communication with students in an online environment. More specifically, the study focused on the questions regarding: (1)...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1682–1685
This roundtable/paper discusses design of high-structure high-dialogue online courses for both distance and hybrid students. Discussions on design of the online course include elements of Welcome page, the instructor’s page, student homepage,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 557–561
The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of using wikis to support project-based learning in online environments. Twenty-two students enrolled in an online course participated in the study. Students did not report positively ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1507–1510
This study examined how learners' gender and ethnicity influenced their choice of pedagogical agents how they perceived the persona of the chosen agents. 183 undergraduates from two southeast universities participated in the study and were provided...
Measuring Transactional Distance in Web-Based Learning Environments: An Initial Instrument Development
Open Learning Vol. 30, No. 2 (2015) pp. 106–126
This study was an initial attempt to operationalise Moore's transactional distance theory by developing and validating an instrument measuring the related constructs: dialogue, structure, learner autonomy and transactional distance. Data were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1492–1495
Instructional simulations situate the learner in a psychological reality established within the simulation and engage the learner in guided learning-by-doing activities. Further, simulations have been shown to motivate the learner to engage in deep...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1892–1897
Blogging has been increasingly used as an instructional tool in the classroom. The purpose of the study was to investigate how faculty use and assess blog activities and their perception of the activity's impact on reflection, deep learning, and...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 4 (July 2016) pp. 734–747
Transactional distance is an important pedagogical theory in distance education that calls for more empirical support. The purpose of this study was to verify the theory by operationalizing and examining the relationship of (1) dialogue, structure...