Search results for author:"Christopher Sessums"
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University of Florida
Examining the Teaching Styles of Online Instructors: A Proposed Research Study of Online Instructors At The University of Florida
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 597–600
Because strategies, methods, and activities associated with learner-centered teaching style are lauded in distance education research, studies that assess the degree to which practitioners utilize this teaching style are significant. The purpose of...
The path from insight to action: The case of an online learning community in support of collaborative teacher inquiry
The path from insight to action: The case of an online@learning@community in support of collaborative teacher@inquiry (2009) pp. 1–163
Teacher professional development is a complex enterprise (Sprinthall, Reiman, and Thies-Sprinthall, 1996). While many online professional development programs have been introduced over the past several years that provide continuous, job-embedded...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2766–2771
Web 2.0 technologies are being increasingly used by faculty in higher education courses to engage a new generation of students. Course assessments, however, often comprise papers and exams, and course projects end with traditional presentations by...
A Call to Action for Research in Digital Learning: Learning without Limits of Time, Place, Path, Pace…or Evidence
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 9–15
This essay is a call for rethinking our approach to research in digital learning. It plots a path founded in social trends and advances in education. A brief review of these trends and advances is followed by discussion of what flattened research...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 6 (Sep 22, 2011) pp. 126–142
The community of inquiry (CoI) framework has commonly been used to study teaching and learning in online courses (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer 2000). This paper describes the implementation of the CoI framework in a cohort-based online EdD...