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College Quarterly Vol. 8, No. 2 (2005)
Integrating technology into the classroom and using the Internet for learning are now the norm in community colleges. Instructors are busy developing online resources and using them either in conjunction with traditional classes or in online courses....
Facilitating courses by computer-mediated communication and the role of the teacher: The community college teacher's perceptions
Facilitating@courses by computer@-mediated@communication and the role of the teacher: The community college teacher's perceptions (2000) pp. 1–174
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the experience of community college teachers who use computer mediated communication in their teaching. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with ten teachers from three community colleges. The...
Evaluating a VLE using questionnaires based on Likert-scale questions from a statistical point of view
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2632–2633
Empirical studies within the social sciences use both, quantitative and qualitative methods. For the evaluation of a VLE using Likert-scaled questions, a number of statistical points have to be taken into account. Within this paper we are going to...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1242–1245
The main goal of a virtual learning environment is to support a learning process. In recent years, the focus has been set too strongly on the technologies involved, thus neglecting components of the didactical settings. Once being confronted with...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2566–2567
Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is essential to enable collaborative work. Continuously developing and evaluating online communication is important to ensure that it is being implemented in a satisfactory and successful manner. Results of a...
Meeting Students Expectations and Realizing Pedagogical Goals within the Development of a Virtual Learning Environment
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2790–2795
This paper addresses the importance of assessing and realizing student's needs and expectations while developing a virtual learning environment (VLE). Realizing student's needs in the development of the VLE is one of our key interests out of the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1296–1308
The main focus of this paper is to show state of the art technologies and existing components of didactical concepts which can be composed in certain ways to enable collaborative learning via the web. We introduce pedagogical paradigms, upon which...
Quality of geometry instruction and its short-term impact on students' understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem
Frank Lipowsky; Katrin Rakoczy; Christine Pauli; Barbara Drollinger-Vetter; Eckhard Klieme; Kurt Reusser
Learning and Instruction Vol. 19, No. 6 (December 2009) pp. 527–537
This article presents findings from a German–Swiss video-based classroom study. The research examines how three basic dimensions of instructional quality impact the development of students' understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem. The study sample...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 19, No. 1 (February 2009) pp. 66–78
Based on a coding of 39 videotaped three-lesson units on the introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem, three teaching patterns were identified: lecturing, developing based on a problem, and discovery based on a problem. The analysis showed no effect...