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Unviversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) 1997 (March 1997)
An item response theory-based parametric procedure proposed by N. S. Raju, W. J. van der Linden, and P. F. Fleer (1995) known as differential functioning of items and tests (DFIT) can be used with unidimensional and multidimensional data with...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 967–968
This paper describes the planning process that a College of Education faculty used to meet the challenges of delivering coursework using a variety of distance education tools including two-way audio and video, the web, and chat sessions.The...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 365–366
School District Websites: An Accessibility Study Marty Bray Claudia Flowers The University of North Carolina at Charlotte The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 provides the same civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 271–289
The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the accessibility of Web sites of an online Earth and environmental course. Developmental research was used to understand how science content Web sites can be made accessible to students with...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 720–722
Social desirability responding (SDR) on surveys administered on the World Wide Web (WWW) and on paper was examined using 178 graduate and undergraduate students randomly assigned to a 2 (survey's administration mode: WWW and paper) 2 ...
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 25, No. 7 (2001) pp. 475–485
Describes a study conducted to examine the accessibility of community college Web pages for individuals with disabilities. States that a random sample of 260 pages was selected for evaluation and analyzed using the Bobby 3.2 software package. Found...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2003, No. 1 (2003) pp. 209–221
Many school districts (SDs) use the World Wide Web (WWW or Web) to disseminate a wide variety of information about things such as district events, policies, and a wide variety of student information. On-line barriers limit the accessibility of the...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 49, No. 1 (2001) pp. 5–13
Examines social desirability responding (SDR) on surveys administered on the World Wide Web and on paper to graduate and undergraduate students. Discusses response bias; describes use of the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding; and reports...
Individuals with Disabilities and the World Wide Web: Accessibility at Institutions of Higher Education
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 696–697
The purposes of this study were to evaluate the accessibility of university special education programs' home pages and discuss accessibility recommendations. Eighty-nine special education Web sites were evaluated for accessibility errors. Most (73%...
The World Wide Web’s Effect on Social Desirability Responding: An Investigation of the Motivation of Survey-Takers
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 3 (2003) pp. 5–12
Social desirability responding (SDR) is the tendency to provide answers on surveys that make the respondent look good. The growing popularity of the Internet suggests that World Wide Web (WWW or Web)-administration of surveys will continue to...
Journal of Personnel Evaluation in Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (May 2005) pp. 139–151
Student evaluation of instruction in college and university courses has been a routine and mandatory part of undergraduate and graduate education for some time. A major shortcoming of the process is that it often relies exclusively on the opinions...
Effects of Instructional Strategies and Conceptual Levels on Students' Motivation and Achievement in a Technology Course
Journal of Research and Development in Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2000) pp. 187–94
Investigated the impact of teachers' instructional strategies (direct or non-direct) and college students' conceptual levels (high or low) on students' achievement and motivation to learn. Students in the nondirect instruction group, regardless of...
A Comparison of Computer-Based Testing and Pencil-and-Paper Testing for Students with a Read-Aloud Accommodation
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 1 (2011) pp. 1–12
This study examined the academic performance and preference of students with disabilities for two types of test administration conditions, computer-based testing (CBT) and pencil-and-paper testing (PPT). Data from a large-scale assessment program...
Integrating Software for Sample Size Calculations, Data Entry, and Tabulation: Software Demonstration of a System for Survey Research
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
This paper discusses three software packages that offer unique features and options that greatly simplify the research package for conducting surveys. The first package, EPSILON, from Resource Group, Ltd. of Dallas (Texas) is designed to perform a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2314–2319
This study examined differences in student perceptions of course and instructor effectiveness in distance education and traditional courses. The type of distance education examined was a two-way interactive TV. Three different modes of course...
Journal of Technology in Counseling Vol. 2, No. 2 (2002)
Institutions of higher education and Counseling Education Programs (CEs) use the World Wide Web to disseminate and gather information. On-line barriers limit the accessibility of the WWW for students with disabilities. This study evaluates the...
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas Vol. 80, No. 4 (2007) pp. 169–176
Many middle schools use the Web to disseminate and gather information. Online barriers often limit the accessibility of the Web for students with disabilities. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accessibility of home pages of a sample of...
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching Vol. 21, No. 1 (2010) pp. 27–49
Student evaluation of instruction in college and university courses has been a routine and mandatory part of undergraduate and graduate education for some time. A major shortcoming of the process is that it relies exclusively on the opinions or...