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Teachers College/Columbia University
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 18, No. 1 (2014)
The ability to work in groups across time and space has become a frequent requirement for the workplace and is increasingly common in higher education, but there is a surprising lack of research on how online groups work. This research applies...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1130–1137
A latest evolution of the Web, Web 2.0, provides opportunities for interactive participation and social activities. The purpose of this study is to examine whether students’ usage of Web 2.0 and their social presence affect participation and...
Topics: Social Studies
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 17–48
In this study, approximately 600 online high school students were asked to take Rotter’s locus of control questionnaire and then reflect on the results, with the goal of helping them think about their ability to regulate their learning in this new...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 43–48
This study examines how video career stories of senior staff in an international organization affects career planning by newly recruited staff. The research questions are: (1) by watching these video stories, do newly recruited staff change their...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 20, No. 4 (Dec 16, 2016)
Prior research has suggested that there may be differences in the ways that male and female students approach their online courses. Using data for 802 high school students enrolled in 14 online courses, this study explored gender differences in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2975–2980
Community colleges are uniquely poised to prepare tomorrow's teachers to use Internet-based tools and curriculum resources to enhance learning. Through the integration of Internet-based real world data in the form of Real World Learning Objects,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1545–1546
This panel will delve into the research dealing with K-12 online and blended learning. Kennedy will present a qualitative study on blended teaching as well as a case study of teacher education programs that she coordinated with a team of researchers ...
Topics: Virtual Schooling
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1483–1484
This panel will bring together leading experts in the area of data visualization to share their research in this area. Joe Freidhoff will share interactive reports that he uses at Michigan Virtual School. Susan Lowes and Peiyi Lin will share their...
Designing and developing an online teaching endorsement: Perspectives from teacher preparation institutions, departments of education, and online providers
Kristen DeBruler; Kathryn Kennedy; Leanna Archambault; Stein Brunvand; Leigh Wolf; Leah Breen; Susan Lowes
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 720–722
1. Teachers are the single most important factor when it comes to adding value to student learning (Sanders & Horn, 1998) and teacher effectiveness, demonstrated to be paramount in face-to-face classrooms (Darling-Hammond, 2000), likely plays a...
Topics: Virtual Schooling