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University of Central Florida
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (2009) pp. 333–338
The purpose of the study was to empirically investigate the institutional approach to distance education, and examine whether the factors of concerns for program cost and faculty participation could statistically predict adoption of technology...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1778–1783
This session reports data from an online health care ethics course to empirically examine the effects of advance organizers (AO) on students' learning achievement. The purpose of this study is to investigate both short-term and long-term effects of...
(2007) pp. 1–155
The purpose of this study is to investigate the short-term and long-term effects of two kinds of advance organizers (AOs), a visual concept map and a text outline. The AOs were administered in a fully Web-based course in health care ethics. The...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan 17, 2012) pp. 87–104
Despite the high popularity of personal use of online social media, a low percentage of students and instructors use them for educational purposes. This qualitative study explores the use of social media among faculty in the discipline of public...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) p. 1140
The University of Central Florida has offered online courses since the spring of 1996. As of 2010, Online@UCF offers four undergraduate degree completion programs, twelve graduate degree programs and sixteen graduate certificates, plus 450+ online...
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2004 (October 2005)
With the advances of computer and network technologies, student enrollment in distance education has increased rapidly since the 1990s. In 2003, it is estimated that about 40,000 to 50,000 K-12 students are enrolled in online courses nationwide ...
Exploring Flipboard to Support Coursework: Student Beliefs, Attitudes, Engagement, and Device Choice
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 5 (2016) pp. 503–509
The purpose of the study is to explore the use of a mobile application called Flipboard, which facilitates the curation of digital content into a magazine-like product, to engage students in class discussion and participation in a college course....
Investigating the Use of Advance Organizers as an Instructional Strategy for Web-Based Distance Education
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2007) pp. 223–231
It is synthesized that advance organizers (AOs)--an effective orienting device in traditional classroom instruction--may enhance students' information literacy in self-directed online classes. The current study investigated 2 types of advance...
Exploring Design Elements for Online STEM Courses: Active Learning, Engagement & Assessment Design
Online Learning Vol. 22, No. 2 (2018) pp. 59–75
The purpose of this study was to examine effective design elements for online courses in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields at a large four-year public university in southeastern United States. Our research questions ...
Elevating Learner Achievement Using Formative Electronic Lab Assessments in the Engineering Laboratory: A Viable Alternative to Weekly Lab Reports
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 61, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–10
A laboratory pedagogy interweaving weekly student portfolios with onsite formative electronic laboratory assessments (ELAs) is developed and assessed within the laboratory component of a required core course of the electrical and computer...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 686–689
Innovations to increase learning outcomes for STEM/ICT disciplines are urgently being sought. At the same time, enrollment increases of students with more varied skill backgrounds present new challenges. As enrollments increase, instructional tasks...
Observable, Traceable, Autograded Computer-Mediated Collaborative Learning: A Pilot of Scalable Team Design in the Engineering Classroom
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 30, No. 3 (2019) pp. 397–424
The Group Learning At Significant Scale (GLASS) approach is developed to increase the scalability and efficacy of student design teams during large class sessions. GLASS utilizes freely available technology-mediated collaboration tools to facilitate ...