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Application of Bruner's Cognitive Development Theory to Language Teaching in an Asynchronous Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2661–2662
To begin learning a foreign language in an asynchronous environment can be particularly difficult, especially when that language is structurally and graphemically different than one's first language. As such, many American learners have difficulty...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (2010) pp. 183–186
The three-dimensional (3D) virtual world is one of the current innovations that has been discussed extensively as the potential medium for online distance education. Despite the heated discussion on the possible applications of 3D virtual worlds for ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) p. 1698
The academic potential of the Web helped to generate the WebQuest as a particular format of instructional design, which is claimed to promote the technological literacy of learners. This paper concentrates on the description of the relation between...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 989–992
The Instructional Strategy Diagnostic Profile, ISDP (Merrill, Olsen & Coldeway, 1976), was an attempt to provide criteria for effective and efficient instruction. Computer-based instruction is a unique educational medium that requires software to...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2004)
Though distance education can be a different educational experience from more traditional classroom instruction, it is, nonetheless, founded in instructional systems design (ISD). As such, the creation of effective distance courses should be based...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 24, No. 2 (2001) pp. 60–62
Examines research currently being conducted by some stakeholders in the name of valid distance learning research. Asserts that such research essentially repeats the mistakes of prior media studies that use the long-discredited media comparison...
Hypermedia and the Facilitation of Native American Language Learning: Preserving a Heritage through the Use of Technology
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 26, No. 2 (1998) pp. 169–79
Whole-language methods advocated in second-language instruction incorporate observational learning strategies--strategies which are inherent in many Native American homes but often ignored in school. Hypermedia may provide a mechanism for the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 659–664
How does one know if a distance education course or program is effectively designed? Many organizations have established standards that detail the essential qualities of effective distance programming. Accreditation groups, professional associations,...
Educational Technology Vol. 54, No. 5 (2014) pp. 42–45
The early beginnings and evolution of the field of educational technology (ET) have been documented by various scholars in the field. Recently, another form of historical documentation has been undertaken through a project of the Association for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3666–3667
The context of computer use in schools is often very different than the context in which instructional computing skills are developed in pre-service teacher training, presenting potential challenges in the application of new skills and knowledge to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 670–675
In an effort to address a significant shortage of women in the IT industry in the Appalachian region, the Appalachian Information Technology Extension Services (AITES) Project funded by the National Science Foundation (GSE/EXT 0832913) works with...
Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 10, No. 13 (Jul 10, 2015) pp. 1796–1806
The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of the evolution of social presence research in the field of distance education and identified problems in investigating this construct. The researchers took an integrative review on existing...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 1 (2002) pp. 20–26
Asserts that only by evaluating the effectiveness of distance education programs can their use be justified and their quality improved. Discusses how to conduct formative and summative evaluations of distance education programs. (EV)
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 6 (November 2006) pp. 16–19
The IDT (Instructional Design and Technology) Program Information Tool is an online information sharing system which has been created to allow programs in the field of instructional design and technology to share their program policies and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 180–181
Supporting students at a distance can be quite a challenge, especially for programs that are completely web-based. Many times instructors must be responsible for providing not only instructional information, but also direction for students regarding ...
Open Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2003) pp. 177–196
As more opportunities for enrolling in online courses and programs become available, ensuring the quality of such educational experiences will continue to increase in importance. One factor determining quality concerns the student support services...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 26, No. 4 (1999) pp. 377–85
Discusses the need for quality instructional images in a networked environment and presents strategies for maximizing the effectiveness of visuals for instruction in distance education. Topics include the instructional value of images; types of...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 53, No. 4 (2005) pp. 41–56
Rooted in behavioral theory, particularly the radical or selectivist behaviorism of B.F. Skinner (1953, 1954, 1966, 1968, 1974), the direct instruction (DI) approach to teaching is now well into its third decade of influencing curriculum,...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 40, No. 1 (2012) pp. 45–58
The purpose of this study was to investigate senior Chinese adults' potential acceptance of computer game-based learning (CGBL) by probing their perceptions of computer game play and their perceived impacts of game play on their learning of computer ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 203
Determining the effectiveness of distance-delivered courses and programs is important not only from an instructor's perspective, but a necessary function for many stakeholders involved in the support of distance education (DE) efforts. This session...
Topics: Distance Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2755–2756
Technology integration activities at our institution have uncovered myths related to: 1)Technology Awareness; 2)Technology Use; 3)Time Requirements; and 4)Large Scale Training, as experienced through the implementation of our Preparing Tomorrow's...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (2002) pp. 261–68
Discussion of the effectiveness of distance education presents a framework for understanding three of the primary variables that comprise the design and delivery of distance education: teaching method, media attributes, and delivery mode; and...
Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT] 1999 (February 1999)
This paper details the origins of the media comparison study methodology, its current use as an evaluation instrument in distance education, and recommendations for more stringent discrimination between research and evaluation in the field of...
Journal of Extension Vol. 49, No. 6 (December 2011)
A hybrid Extension project is introduced that uses a traditional Extension delivery model without the complete infrastructure of Cooperative Extension Services. The absence of this local organizational support and infrastructure necessitates new...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 52, No. 3 (2003) pp. 63–81
Describes the result of implementing the Problem List Generator, a computer-based tool designed to help clinical pathology veterinary students learn diagnostic problem solving. Findings suggest that student problem solving ability improved, because...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 360–365
The National Technology Leadership Coalition (NTLC) is a consortium established nearly a decade ago comprised of national teacher educator associations, national technology associations, not-for-profit organizations, and some corporate organizations....