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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

October 2005 Volume 16, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. A Framework for the Evaluation of Visual Languages for Instructional Design: the Case of E2ML

    Luca Botturi, NewMinE Lab - University of Lugano, Switzerland

    ** Invited as paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** In the last years, Instructional Design has seen the development of visual notation systems for supporting and enhancing the design process. Some of... More

    pp. 329-351

  2. Online Learning as Information Delivery: Digital Myopia

    Jan Herrington, University of Wollongong, Australia; Thomas C Reeves, University of Georgia, United States; Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** In business and commerce, the concept of marketing myopia has been a useful tool to predict, analyze and explain the rise and fall of businesses. In... More

    pp. 353-367

  3. Computer Conferencing and the Development of Habits of Mind Associated with Effective Teacher Education

    Pamela LePage, San Francisco State University, United States; Paulette Robinson, University of Maryland, College Park, United States

    Today teacher educators emphasize the need for preservice teachers to develop certain habits of mind (like reflection) in order to be effective teachers. These educators are constantly searching... More

    pp. 369-393

  4. So Far But Yet So Close: Student Chat Room Immediacy, Learning, and Performance in an Online Course

    Susan Pelowski, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu, United States; Langley Frissell, Hawai`i Pacific University, United States; Kyle Cabral, Bowling Green State University, United States; Theresa Yu, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu, United States

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Immediacy behaviors enhance perceptions of closeness to others. In traditional and online college courses, instructor immediacy predicts student... More

    pp. 395-407

  5. Asynchronous Online Discussions as a Tool for Learning: Students' Attitudes, Expectations, and Perceptions

    Judith Pena-Shaff, Ithaca College, United States; William Altman, Broome Community College, United States; Hugh Stephenson, Ithaca College, United States

    Based on expectations from previous studies, data from field notes, pre- and post-questionnaires, class documentation, student papers from 35 undergraduate and graduate students, and the content of... More

    pp. 409-430