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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 402–404
The University of Colorado has implemented an online tutoring program for Mathematics, Sciences, Business and Writing. The project is in its 4th year. This presentation will discuss the successes and challenges of the project. Also included will be...
Regular Versus Online Versus Blended: A Qualitative Description of the Advantages of the Electronic Modes and a Quantitative Evaluation
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 257–266
The first part of this article discusses the advantages of offering courses online or in a blended format from an instructor's and manager's perspective. These advantages include: (a) improved distance support of faculty in the delivery of courses; (...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 539–545
This paper is describes and analyzes a curriculum development project, Foundations of Engineering, Science and Technology (FEST), that integrates diverse web-based technologies into an inter-connected system to deliver a pre-engineering program to...
University anti-plagiarism efforts versus commercial anti-plagiarism software and services and do online students cheat more?
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6595–6601
Since the advent of online education with its new technology academicians have raised the question as to how instructors can keep students from cheating. As a result of this perceived problem, several anti-plagiarism software and services have...
A Perception versus Realty Study of the Effectiveness of Face-to-face Lectures and Class Discussion versus Online Courses with None of the Above.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3233–3240
Previously investigators found that students and faculty perceived in-class lectures and in-class discussion as among the more effective learning methods surveyed. This paper reports on a second study to determine if this perceived effectiveness...
Regular vs. online vs. blended: a qualitative description of the advantages of the electronic modes and a quantitative evaluation
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 442–448
This paper describes and evaluates an university engineering experimental project in which courses are delivered in three formats: regular, online and blended. In the description of the three formats we found that teaching in blended and online...
A mathematical analysis of semantic maps, with theoretical and applied implications for blended learning software
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 95–104
This paper is a mathematical (Boolean) analysis a set of cognitive maps called Thinking Maps ®, based on Albert Upton’s semantic principles developed in his seminal works, Design for Thinking (1961) and Creative Analysis (1961). Albert Upton can be ...