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Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 2 (2001) pp. 119–32
Examines students' perceptions of their experiences with a virtual campus policy at Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom). Discusses how they are reacting to greater use of information and communication technologies (ICT), their relationship...
An Assessment of the Computer Literacy and Computer Attitudes of Incoming First-Year Students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1994 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division (1994)
To learn more about students' computer-literacy levels and attitudes about computer use, a pilot study was performed in the summer of 1993 to evaluate the computer literacy of first-year students entering the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. A...
Meridian Vol. 1, No. 1 (1998) pp. 1–9
Describes KID DESIGNER, a project that emphasizes play as a lifelong learning process by teaching elementary school students how to design their own educational computer games that embed content from subjects studied in the classroom. Topics include ...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 28, No. 1 pp. 55–69
This study reports on an investigation of classroom interaction and discourse practices in Nigerian primary schools. Its purpose was to identify key issues affecting patterns of teacher–pupil interaction and discourse as research suggests managing...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 468–473
This best practice session shares ways that online students in Russia and Central Asia (Russia, Chechnya, Kazakhstan including the cities of Omsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Grozny, Kazan’, amongst other places) learn English in a globally-based online ...
Topics: Distance/Flexible Education
Using A Distance Learning virtual Flipchart to Share Instructional Resources for Pre-Service Teacher Education Programs Among A Consortium of Five Texas Colleges
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2036–2039
Five private Texas institutions of higher education, with support of the Texas Legislature and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) have created a consortium whose purpose is to maximize and share instructional resources. The consortium ...
Science Teacher Vol. 77, No. 7 (October 2010) pp. 28–33
GENIQUEST is a cyberlearning computer program that allows students to investigate biological data using a research-based instructional model. In this article, the authors make the case for using cyberlearning to teach students about the rapidly...
Obtaining high retention and completion rates in a New Zealand ODL environment: A case study of strategies employed by Information and Library Studies Faculty at the Open Polytechnic
Sandra Maathuis-Smith; Shannon Wellington; Amanda Cossham; Alison Fields; Jan Irvine; Sarah Welland; Mary Innes
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (2011) pp. 31–45
Open and distance learning (ODL) provides unique challenges for student retention and course completion. In an increasingly competitive educational environment, measures such as retention and completion form the basis for the evaluation of...