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University of South Florida
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1478–1483
Aggregating, filtering, and monitoring the constant flow and updating of information posted on blogs can be a daunting endeavor. The objectives of this presentation and brief paper are to: 1) illustrate one method of assessing what is currently...
Using Technology to Deliver Career Development Services: Supporting Today's Students in Higher Education
Career Development Quarterly Vol. 59, No. 1 (September 2010) pp. 87–96
Career services professionals are increasingly involved in decisions regarding the use of technology. This article presents a number of considerations to be explored, including the characteristics and needs of today's students, available...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 54, No. 5 (September 2010) pp. 54–61
The synchronous tool that is right for developing an online course depends on the context, needs and priorities. This report compares synchronous, virtual classroom systems Elluminate Live! v. 9 and Dimdim v. 4.5. The researchers compared the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1083–1088
The study describes preliminary assessment of a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE). The grant (Innovative Technology for Teaching) involved the production of numerous online...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1108–1113
The purpose of this study was to document instructional designers' perceptions of the rewards and challenges they faced while working with faculty to convert traditional graduate-level courses into web-based courses for online master's level degree...
Innovative Online Instruction at a Research University: Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Evaluation System
Jeffrey Kromrey; Kristine Hogarty; Ann Barron; Lou Carey; Shauna Schullo; Amy Hilbelink; Melissa Venable
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 346–351
This study describes the development and implementation of an evaluation system applied to newly created masters level online programs at a major metropolitan research university. A systematic approach to evaluation provided formative feedback on...
Kathryn Ann Loggie; Ann E. Barron; Elizabeth Gulitz; Tina N. Hohlfeld; Jeffrey D. Kromrey; Melissa Venable; Phyllis Sweeney
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 224–242
This study describes an investigation of the intellectual property policies of a stratified random sample of public and private Carnegie Doctoral Research-Extensive Universities. Current copyright law was reviewed as well as the status of the "...
Ann Barron; Shauna Schullo; Jeffrey Kromrey; Kristine Hogarty; Melissa Venable; Cacilda Barros; Amy Hilbelink; Tina Hohlfeld; Kathie Loggie
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3060–3067
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of synchronous e-learning tools as a supplement to existing methods and strategies employed in online courses at a major university. Eight faculty members participated in the study,...
Laptop Computers in Teacher Preparation: Lessons Learned from the University of South Florida Implementation
Ann E. Barron; Carine M. Feyten; Melissa Venable; Amy Hilbelink; Kristine Y. Hogarty; Jeffrey D. Kromrey; Thomas R. Lang
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (September 2008) pp. 95–117
This article provides an overview of the successful laptop implementation in the College of Education at the University of South Florida (USF). The pilot initiative began with one cohort of preservice teachers in 2003; since then, the program has...
Melissa Venable; Paul McKimmy; Eddie Gose; Nathan Hutchinson; Elizabeth Lavolette; Peng-hsu (Eric) Huang; Patrick Nakamura; Kimble McCann; Rebecca Meeder; Evelyn Pusal
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 517–522
The Distance Course Design and Consulting Group (DCDC) was established at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in January 2008 through a federal grant. Staffed by a small but diverse team, the DCDC is now involved in multiple higher education online...