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Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 7, No. 7 (July 2010) pp. 37–44
Traditional theories on classroom learning focus on fixed curriculum, static learning tools and believe learning is achieved through repetition and rote memorization. The instructor's role in a traditional learning environment focuses on providing...
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2012) pp. 121–128
There are a multitude of diverse technologies available for integration in the college classroom, but considering how to implement these initiatives can be overwhelming to the instructor. The adaptation of this technology is often very simple and...
Evaluation of communication plans and the acceptance of organizational@change (2008) pp. 1–120
Numerous research studies have analyzed the factors that influence acceptance and resistance to change (Beer & Nohia, 2002; Conner, 1993, Dyche, 2002; Hammer, 2003; Lewin, 1951) but there is a lack of scholarly research regarding an employee's...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2702–2707
Budget cuts, socioeconomic pressures and an increasing demand for flexible market-led curriculum are key challenges facing Higher Education Institutions. Without an e-learning program and strategies for its implementation, these institutions may be ...
American Journal of Business Education Vol. 5, No. 4 (2012) pp. 449–456
New modalities for assessing student learning exist as a result of advances in computer technology. Conventional measurement practices have been transformed into computer based testing. Although current testing replicates assessment processes used...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 04, 2011) pp. 20–32
Many colleges and universities are expanding their current online offerings and creating new programs to address growing enrollment. Institutions often utilize online education as a method to serve more students while lowering instructional costs....
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 271–281
What is wrong with online class discussions? An examination of the current research regarding the effect of instructor intervention techniques on the quality of student responses
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 831–836
Many best practices exist for facilitating online class discussion. Yet, there seems to be a general lack of both student engagement and quality participation. This paper explores the current research in online discussion from the perspective of...
Business Communication Quarterly Vol. 71, No. 3 (2008) pp. 339–345
Cross-faculty and cross-disciplinary collaborations within higher education are rare, no doubt largely due to the location of academics within discipline- and faculty-based structures. When collaborations do occur, they are frequently problematic,...
Competency Based Education: A Solution to the Challenges Facing Higher Education in the 21st Century?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1093–1098
Competency based education programs are considered a viable and popular option to address the increasing demand placed on universities to move beyond traditional program delivery. This paper examines the first stage of research on competency based...
International Journal of Higher Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (2014) pp. 106–119
Discussion forums are often utilized in the online classroom to build a sense of community, encourage collaboration and exchange, and measure time on task. A review of the literature revealed that there is little research that examines the role of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 542–546
In response to the Department of Education’s invitation to colleges and universities to submit programs for federal aid that do not rely on seat time, colleges have rushed to create competency-based programs (Kamenetz, 2013). In their rush to create ...
Measuring Cognition of Students with Disabilities Using Technology-Enabled Assessments: Recommendations for a National Research Agenda
Sue Bechard; Jan Sheinker; Rosemary Abell; Karen Barton; Kelly Burling; Christopher Camacho; Renee Cameto; Geneva Haertel; Eric Hansen; Chris Johnstone; Neal Kingston; Elizabeth Murray; Caroline E. Parker; Doris Redfield; Bill Tucker
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 10, No. 4 (November 2010)
This article represents one outcome from the "Invitational Research Symposium on Technology-Enabled and Universally Designed Assessments," which examined technology-enabled assessments (TEA) and universal design (UD) as they relate to students with...