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University Southern Indiana
Physics Education Vol. 22, No. 6 (1987) pp. 365–69
Describes the Open University (OU) Physics for Science Teachers project. Explains how distance-learning packages are to be studied. Identifies the audience that the program will address. Discusses the reasons why this program can be successful....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4543–4549
This session will explore how to incorporate web 2.0 technologies to increase various literacies (digital, visual, and reading) through course assignments and exercises in undergraduate, elementary methods course. Specific attention will be given...
Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Learning Science Methods Through Hybridizing Asynchronous and Traditional Experiences
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 271–281
This study addresses preservice teachers’ perceptions toward online experiences, specifically, their perceptions about utilizing an online science methods curriculum versus a traditional methods curriculum. Thirty-eight senior level preservice...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (2009) pp. 139–150
The Open University (OU) has a long and distinguished history of teaching biology at a distance by a supported open learning model. This article examines some of the challenges in delivering biology via distance teaching, explores some of the...
The Impact upon Comprehension and Reading Tasks of Preservice Elementary Teachers Using a Web 2.0 Reading Extension
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 14–26
This study explored the impact of using a Web 2.0 technology to augment and enhance the efficiency of face-to-face meetings and the amount and quality of time students spent out of class working with a reading assignment in an undergraduate science...
Journal of Instructional Psychology Vol. 36, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 319–322
E-mail is mandatory tool of communications any business to survive in the 21st century. It is imperative that Information technology (IT) managers monitor and make sure that the e-mail systems are used properly. In order to organize a systematic...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 65–77
This paper estimates the relationships among the attributes of graduate economics programs and the occupational choices and publishing proficiency of recent Ph.D.s. The estimates indicate that research experience in graduate school (e.g. working as...
Education Vol. 129, No. 2 (2008) pp. 327–334
Internet is a new media for distance education that provides students with a low-cost, flexible option to expand into global markets (Casey, 1998). By 2004 at least two million higher-education students in the U.S. were engaged in distance education ...
Virtual Campus Orientation: Supporting Students’ Transition to Post-Secondary Before They Actually Arrive
Patricia Boechler; Eleni Stroulia; Erik deJong; Matthew Delaney; Mike Carbonaro; Corbett Artym; Wayne Thomas; Jeff Klassen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 246–249
Transitioning to postsecondary education from secondary school is an important and critical adjustment for young adults (Pascarella & Terenzini, 2005). Our research project is designed to leverage the use of virtual environments to support new...