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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2051–2055
Regent University is a provider of Virginia’s Career Switcher program that enables individuals from a variety of first careers to transition smoothly and quickly into a second career of teaching in middle and high schools. This presentation will...
Science Scope Vol. 28, No. 6 (March 2005) pp. 54–56
When Mount St. Helens threatened to erupt again in 2004, it grabbed headlines and captured the imagination of the country. Science classrooms nationwide used the event as an opportunity to make real-world connections to Earth science concepts...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 99, No. 6 (2006) pp. 371–379
The author used a mixed-method design to determine whether and how use of computers in the classroom affects sense of learning in a community among high school students (N = 181). The results indicate that using computers in the classroom positively ...
Relationships between sense of community and academic achievement: A comparison among teacher preparation candidates in an online program.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3507–3510
This paper reports on a research study measuring the constructs of community and academic achievement and examining the relationship between them. The authors’ research compares sense of community and academic achievement among teacher preparation...
The @?effects of @?technology on @?urban high@school@students' @?sense of classroom@community (2002) pp. 1–111
This study measured the sense of classroom community among students from two different grades in an independent urban high school ( N = 181). A standardized instrument was used to compare sense of community in classes whose teachers...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1606–1613
This presentation will summarize a body of research centering on the measurement of sense of community and the measurement of student motivation among individuals enrolled in an online teacher preparation alternative licensure program. The...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2005) pp. 97–110
Although the professional literature identifies feelings of alienation and low sense of community as factors that help explain relatively low student persistence rates in distance education programs, no studies have attempted to investigate the...
Sense of classroom community in online and face to face environments: An analysis of measurements between students and their instructors
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2497–2499
This presentation will summarize a body of research centering on the measurement of sense of community within online classrooms as well as face to face classroom environments in a variety of higher education settings. The results of the research to...
Science Scope Vol. 6 (March 2004) pp. 58–61
Around 1590, Zacharias Jansenn of Holland invented the microscope. Jansenn, an eyeglass maker by trade, experimented with lenses and discovered that things appeared closer with combinations of lenses. Over the past 400 years, several refinements to...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 413–432
Multivariate analysis of variance was used to determine if there were differences in seven measures of motivation between students enrolled in 12 e-learning and 12 traditional classroom university courses (N = 353). Study results provide evidence...
School Climate: Sense of Classroom and School Communities in Online and On-Campus Higher Education Courses
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (2005) pp. 361–374
Multivariate statistical analyses were used to determine if there were differences in sense of community and perceived learning between university students enrolled in fully online and fully face-to-face on-campus courses (N = 279). Study results...
Distinguishing Sense of Community and Motivation Characteristics between Online and Traditional College Students
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 285–295
Discriminant analysis was used to determine whether classifications could be made between students enrolled in e-learning and in face-to-face university courses (N = 353) based on their scores from separate instruments measuring sense of community...
The Classroom and School Community Inventory: Development, refinement, and validation of a self-report measure for educational research
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004) pp. 263–280
The development and validation of an instrument designated as the Classroom and School Community Inventory (CSCI) are described. Scores on both the classroom form and the school form of the CSCI possess strong content validity, construct validity,...
Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 94–100
Abstract: With the increasing use of mobile technology in society in general, there is a growing need to intentionally use this technology with 21st century learners in our schools. Tablet technology has advanced in the last few years and use of...
Development of an instrument to measure perceived cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning in traditional and virtual classroom higher education settings
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 7–13
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a self-report instrument that can be used to measure learning in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains. The study underwent three phases, each with its own data collection and...