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The Engagement Agenda, Multimedia Learning and the Use of Images in Higher Education Lecturing: Or, How to End Death by PowerPoint
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 42, No. 7 (2018) pp. 969–985
This article is concerned with student engagement and understanding in large group teaching in Higher Education (HE). Specifically, it is concerned with the application of Multimedia Learning (MML) methods in Politics, History, International...
Distance Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (1996) pp. 95–116
Describes research conducted in the United Kingdom that asked Open University distance education students what type of assignment feedback they would like to receive. Interviews with 22 students are discussed that ascertained their views regarding...
Distance Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (1984) pp. 50–71
Defines student drop-out; presents data illustrating when external students are at greatest risk; explores reasons for the drop-out phenomenon in light of the distance education theories of Otto Peters, Borje Holmberg, and David Stewart; and lists...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) p. 809
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the serious measurement issues of web-based surveys can be overcome through proper implementation and design, and whether the web-based survey will yield equivalent results to those obtained from a...
Distance Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (1998) pp. 358–74
This study explores the use of distance study materials for resource-based learning in on-campus education. Describes use of the Jevons/Northcott typology for investigating the pedagogical use of distance learning materials, and discusses results of ...
Attitudes and Perceptions of Academic Authors to the Preparation of Distance Education Materials at the University of Tasmania
Distance Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (1994) pp. 70–93
Describes a study that addressed three issues in the provision of distance education at the University of Tasmania: the nature of the instructional designer/academic author relationship; perceptions of the role of the instructional designer; and...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) p. 1750
During 1998-99, BYU Broadcast Services Division developed a digital media teaching resource for faculty and students of Civilization 201/202 courses at BYU. A project team was organized with 1 full time project manager, a part time associate...
Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 7 (1976) pp. 18–24
Increasing student interest and motivation caused an improvement of standardized test scores. In a Pennsylvania town interest in school was stimulated by a program of high-interest activities in a high school and a junior high school. (LS)
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 2 (September 2008) pp. 584–593
By comparing two-dimensional (2D) chemical animations designed for computer’s desktop with three-dimensional (3D) chemical animations designed for the full immersive virtual reality environment CAVETM we studied how virtual reality environments...
Topics: computer animations
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 429
In any form of instruction the instructor plays an important role as facilitator of learning. Demonstrations to accompany ideas and concepts are a requirement for effective instruction. Experienced instructors have private toolboxes of demos,...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1387–1388
This paper describes the innovative use of the Internet to teach alcohol awareness to French and English Grade 7 and 8 students in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. The initiative got its start with in 1997 with a $1.2 M (CDN) grant from the...
International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference 2000 (2002)
The purpose of this paper is to draw a distinction between the use of group work and subgroup work in the delivery of online courses, and along the way to pose the question "What should be the objective of the instructor?" To do this, four different ...
Using Music and Image to Raise Spiritual and Moral Questions in the Foreign Language Classroom: Exploring the Sohne Mannheims
Journal of Education & Christian Belief Vol. 15, No. 2 (2011) pp. 153–166
Music offers to language teachers benefits in terms of language exposure, cultural information, and multisensory appeal. This article describes how the use of music videos offers potential for exploring spiritual and moral concerns, especially as...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 48, No. 2 (1997) pp. 122–32
Integrates structured data and text using the unchanged, standard relational model. The performance of a parallel relational database system and the effect of query reduction on accuracy were tested, and it was found that queries can be reduced...
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 42, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 475–482
This paper focuses on "technologies for voice" that are related to the self-determination of youth with developmental disabilities. The authors describe a self-determination model that values family-focused, community-referenced pedagogies employing ...
Are We on Our Way to Becoming a "Helicopter University"? Academics' Views on Learning Analytics
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 23, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–20
Higher education institutions are developing the capacity for learning analytics. However, the technical development of learning analytics has far exceeded the consideration of ethical issues around learning analytics. We examined higher education...
Computer-Based Learning Packages Have a Role, but Care Needs to Be Given as to When They Are Delivered
Bioscience Education Vol. 14 (December 2009)
It is compulsory for first year biological science students at Queens University Belfast to complete a range of assessed, laboratory-based practicals in various scientific procedures including dissection. This study investigates student performance...
Access to Breast Prostheses via a Government-Funded Service in Victoria, Australia: Experience of Women and Service Providers
Evaluation Review Vol. 27, No. 5 (2003) pp. 563–578
For many women, the only alternative to breast reconstruction following a mastectomy is to use external prostheses, which need replacing regularly at a cost of up to $395 per prosthesis. Commonwealth and state governments across Australia have...
David Durkee; Stephen Brant; Pete Nevin; Annette Odell; Godfried Williams; Divina Melomey; Hedley Roberts; Chris Imafidon; Roy Perryman; Anna Lopes
Industry and Higher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2009) pp. 293–300
This paper examines the practical implications for teachers wishing to incorporate e-learning and Web 2.0 technologies into their pedagogy. The authors concentrate on applied didactical scenarios and the impacts of e-learning innovations. The...
Patricia M. Livingston; Victoria M. White; Susan B. Roberts; Emma Pritchard; Jane Hayman; Anne Gibbs; David J. Hill
Evaluation Review Vol. 29, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 65–83
The aim of this study is to determine what factors constitute a quality prosthesis and ascertain which factors affect prosthesis satisfaction. Sixty-four women who received full funding for their prosthesis and 38 women who received their hospital's ...
Robert Kahn; Barry M. Leiner; Vinton G. Cerf; David D. Clark; Leonard Kleinrock; Daniel C. Lynch; Jon Postel; Lawrence E. Roberts; Stephen Wolff
International Information and Library Review Vol. 29, No. 2 (1997) pp. 129–51
Provides a brief history of the Internet revolving around four distinct aspects: (1) the technological evolution that began with early research on packet switching and the ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) and continues to expand...