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Annual TESOL Convention 43 (1999) pp. 32–34
Suggests these teaching strategies for reducing computer anxiety of adult learners and enhancing the opportunity for learning: use humor whenever possible; demystify the computer; determine students' fears; begin with the basics; avoid computer...
Delta Pi Epsilon Journal Vol. 48, No. 3 (2006) pp. 153–167
Office managers face an increasing array of job responsibilities in today's business environment. To prepare new office administration employees and managers, educational institutions must maintain a progressive curriculum to meet position demands....
An Examination of Perceptions of the Use of Virtual Conferences in Organizations: The Organizational Systems Research Association (OSRA) and the Association for Business Communication (ABC) Members Speak Out
Information Technology, Learning, and Performance Journal Vol. 18, No. 2 (2000) pp. 13–23
A survey of 183 members of the Association for Business Communication and 33 members of the Organizational Systems Research Association found that, although virtual conferences reduce costs, professional isolation and lack of human contact are...
Synchronous Versus Asynchronous: Delivery of Online Instruction and the Factors that Lead to Success or Failure
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2253–2257
The focus of the panel discussion will cover the pros and cons of delivering an online course utilizing primarily synchronous strategies versus asynchronous strategies. The determining factor driving the decision by the instructor to use...
Delta Pi Epsilon Journal Vol. 50, No. 3 (2008) pp. 132–149
With increased use of online education, both students and instructors are adapting to the online environment. Online educators must adjust to the change in responsibilities required to teach online, as it is quite intensive during the designing,...