Search results for author:"Robert LaRose"
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Communication Education Vol. 49, No. 4 (2000) pp. 320–37
Suggests that Web courses have the potential to be more immediate than conventional classroom instruction by introducing a new "agency" into the learning environment, the computer. Presents an exploratory qualitative ethnographic content analysis of ...
Journal of Communication Vol. 39, No. 3 (1989) pp. 48–60
Surveys seven geographically and demographically diverse rural areas, assessing socioeconomic, personal, and sociocultural factors of information technology use. Finds that residents of commercial communities are as likely to use and be well...
Building Web Courses with Instructional Immediacy (www.telecommunication.msu.edu/faculty/larose/websection.htm)
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1436–1437
Prior research on live classroom teaching in higher education has found that the degree of closeness between instructors and students, or teacher immediacy (Hackman & Walker, 1990) can increase affective learning (or student attitudes towards...
PRIMUS Vol. 13, No. 4 (2003) pp. 289–307
Gateway tests provide a means of assuring that students in reformed precalculus and calculus courses acquire the algebraic and computational skills needed in courses following these, while allowing the focus of the course to be on the conceptual...
Effects of loneliness and differential usage of Facebook on college adjustment of first-year students
Computers & Education Vol. 76, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 158–167
The popularity of social network sites (SNSs) among college students has stimulated scholarship examining the relationship between SNS use and college adjustment. The present research furthers our understanding of SNS use by studying the...
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication Vol. 6, No. 1 (2000)
Collects survey data from undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory communication class to develop an operational measure of Internet self-efficacy. Finds the scale to be reliable and internally consistent. Concludes prior Internet...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 15–23
A considerable body of research indicates that social support plays an integral role in determining students' successful adjustment to college. Unlike previous research that has evaluated face-to-face support interventions that occur during students'...