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Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting

October 2005

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Number of papers: 120

  1. Technology Grants and Rural Schools: The Power to Transform

    Theresa Cullen, Tim Frey, Rebecca Hinshaw & Scott Warren

    The requirements of No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) has presented challenges for schools and districts across the United States such as a new need to focus on test scores and student... More

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  2. Instructional Principles for Online Learning

    Shujen L. Chang

    Four instructional principles for alleviating cognitive overload in online learning are suggested: 1) Guide learners to prepare and maintain an effective workstation for accessing online materials,... More

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  3. TEPSS: Initial Steps in the Design of Electronic Support for Novice Teachers

    Brendan Calandra, Guolin Lai & Yuelu Sun

    As part of a Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant, the authors are working on the design, development, and evaluation of an online support environment for novice teachers and... More

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  4. Dynamic Selection of Learning Tasks According to the 4C/ID-Model

    Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer, Ron Salden, Gemma Corbalan, Marcel de Croock, Liesbeth Kester & Fred Paas

    Several empirical studies are discussed which indicate that adapting the level of support, the difficulty of the learning task, or support as well as difficulty has beneficial effects on learning... More

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  5. Integrating HCI into IDT: Charting the Human Computer Interaction Competencies Necessary for Instructional Media Production Coursework

    Abbie Brown & William Sugar

    A report on the efforts made to describe the range of human-computer interaction skills necessary to complete a program of study in Instructional Design Technology. Educators responsible for... More

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  6. Use of an Innovation Component Configuration Map to Measure Technology Integration Practices of Higher Education Faculty

    Manisha Javeri & Kay Persichitte

    This presentation will focus on the use of a custom developed Innovation Component Configuration Map (ICCM) to measure technology integration practices of faculty in Schools, Colleges, and... More

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  7. Intercultural Internet-Based Learning: Know Your Audience and What They Value

    Joanne P. H. Bentley, Mari Vawn Tinney & Bing Howe Chia

    As the internet-based learning (IBL) market becomes increasingly global, understanding differing educational values and cultural expectations could provide an important competitive edge for... More

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  8. Using Course Syllabi to Determine Amount of Student Exposure to and Use of Technology in Instruction: PT3 Assessment

    Berhane Teclehaimanot

    During the spring semester 2003, faculty members in the Colleges of Education and Arts & Sciences were asked to submit their fall 2002 semester syllabi that reflect the integration of technology... More

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  9. Using Human Performance Technology (HPT) to Identify Potential Barriers to Online High School Course Development

    Mary Hancock-Niemic, Gloria Llama, Florence Martin, Jennifer Mansfield & James Klein

    A suburban high school district in Arizona was recently named as a provider of Technology Assisted Project Based Instruction (TAPBI). The district?s challenge was to create 20 effective, online... More

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  10. Discovering the Meaning of Community In An Online Master's Degree Program

    Joyce Lee, Marty Bray, JoAnn Carter-Wells, Barbara Glaeser, Karen Ivers & Chris Street

    The purpose of this case study was to analyze the characteristics of an online learning community from the perspectives of 18 adult learners all of whom completed an online master?s degree program ... More

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  11. Design and Architecture of Collaborative Online Communities: A Quantitative Analysis

    Reuven Aviv, Zippy Erlich & Gilad Ravid

    This paper considers four aspects of online communities. Design, mechanisms, architecture, and the constructed knowledge. We hypothesize that different designs of communities drive different... More

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  12. The Act of Online Writing as an Indicator of Student Performance

    Michael K. Barbour & Michael A.J. Collins

    This paper considers student use of a web-based discussion forum in a second year, non-major Biology course. The authors discuss how meaningful participation in the forum is a form of public... More

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  13. Utilizing Multimedia PBL to Engage Pre-Service Teachers in Multi-Cultural Special Education Decision-Making

    Mary L. Kelly, Theresa A. Cullen & Min-Joung Kim

    Pre-service teacher programs have a central goal of fostering skills necessary for students to become successful professional educators. This goal is often challenging because students typically do... More

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  14. Designing and Development of EPSS (Electronic Performance Support System): Case of (CRMT) Course Resource Management Tool

    Sanghoon Park & Chanhee Son

    Within the realm of the knowledge-based economy, technology is considered as one of the main force for the contemporary organizational developments. EPSS provides solution when there are specific... More

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  15. Faculty Development through Streaming Video: A New Delivery Medium for Training

    Christopher Essex

    College and university faculty face many demands on their time: research, teaching, service, committees, family, and other obligations. One of the major challenges faced by instructional support... More

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  16. What Teachers Use; What Teachers Want

    Barabra J. Michaels & Angel Johnson

    The demand for the integration of technology into our K-12 schools dictates the technology curriculum in higher education. Since the evolution of new technologies is continuous and rapid, it is an ... More

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  17. Culture and Motivation in Online Learning Environments

    Frances A. Clem

    Online learning has been hailed as a huge step forward for education. Academia is increasingly offering Internet-based distance courses because they allow "anywhere, anytime" learning and access to... More

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  18. Training and Transfer of Complex Cognitive Skills: Effects of Worked Examples and Conventional Problem-Solving

    Abbas Darabi & David W. Nelson

    Thirty six senior students in chemical engineering were randomly assigned to three treatment groups in an experimental study that examined the impact of different instructional strategies for... More

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  19. E-Listening: Transforming Education Using Collaborative Tools for Assessment and Evaluation

    Mari M. Heltne & Judith B. Nye

    This paper discusses how the authors' department curricula, classroom environments, and ultimately student learning might be improved by "high tech" assessment and evaluation techniques to find out... More

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  20. What's Driving Faculty Participation in Distance Education?

    Ruth Gannon Cook & Kathryn Ley

    This paper reviews more than a decade of investigations undertaken to determine what motivates and what discourages faculty participation in distance education. The presenters describe the evidence... More

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