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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 5 (October 2006) pp. 46–51
Databases can be used as cognitive tools to help students integrate and interrelate content areas and thus make learning more meaningful. Sound applications of databases in teaching may actively engage students in analyzing, synthesizing, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1532–1535
The Internet makes it possible for teachers and students to get access to a wealth of information that they have never been exposed to. However, the overwhelming amount of information available challenges teachers and students as well. According to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 515–520
Building a community of learners is an essential component of the online learning environment. The majority of research on interaction in online courses has focused primarily on asynchronous tools. This study was design primarily to examine the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 553–557
The growth of distance learning programs has made access to scholarly journals and other literature to students in distance learning programs a necessity. The field of instructional technology has been one of the first disciplines to embrace...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2007) pp. 161–169
This study was designed primarily to examine how synchronous communication facilitated graduate students' online collaboration and their perceptions of synchronous communication. Thirty online graduate students were required to use instant messenger ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2989–2993
Asynchronous online discussion provides every member of a class with an opportunity to share their experiences and exchange views. As a result, they can construct a better understanding of new knowledge through interactions with peers and the...