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Accelerated Online Learning: Perceptions of Interaction and Learning Outcomes among African American Students
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 28, No. 4 (2014) pp. 241–252
This study investigated student interaction, satisfaction, and performance in accelerated online learning environments with the use of an online learning course-management system. The interactions assessed in this study included learner-learner...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 363–369
The paper was intended to investigate student interaction in a web-based course delivered through a learning management system. The interactions included learner-learner interaction, learner-instructor interaction, and learner-content interaction....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 829–833
The study reported an investigation on the perceived technology skills of African-American undergraduate students as well as their needs towards future technology trainings or workshops. The participants were the working adult learners who attended...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 790–797
Applications of Augmented Reality have been increasingly receiving attention for decades. Augmented Reality makes the use of computer-generated content that it overlays on real views or scenes, in real-time, tracking user’s movements and change of...
Topics: Games & Simulations
Internet Self-Efficacy, Self-Regulation, and Student Performance: African-American Adult Learners in Online Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 671–676
The paper intended to investigate adult learners’ Internet self-efficacy, self-regulation, and performance in online learning environments. The participants of this study were African Americans from a HBCU institution. The online learners...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 364–373
This paper provides an overview of dropout issues and the potentials of the use of educational technology in decreasing the number of dropouts. It starts with a report of the facts of dropouts in the United States and Mississippi as well as the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 662–670
The paper intended to investigate students’ perceptions of interaction, satisfaction, and performance in online learning environments with the use of Blackboard. The interactions included learner-learner interaction, learner-instructor interaction,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2350–2354
This paper presents an ongoing project from Global Information Service to assist faculty in Physical Therapy to adopt lecture-capture technology in their teaching. Echo 360 was selected at the initial pilot stage due to faculty needs and...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1447–1455
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that has been used to engage learners in traditional classroom settings in a variety of disciplines. With rapid growth of computer technologies, there has been an attempt to integrate PBL in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 887–891
The paper investigates Taiwanese students? information seeking and information sharing behaviors in a traditional classroom setting. The participants of this study were students enrolled into a Business course offered by a university in Taiwan....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 299–302
The present study seeks to examine gender differences of the first-time online students with respect to flexible thinking and mindset and to investigate the impacts of flexible thinking, mindset, and self-efficacy in learning on the first-time...
The Effect of Student Interactions and Internet Self-Efficacy on Satisfaction in Two Synchronous Interwise Course Sessions
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4242–4246
Interaction has been recognized as an important factor which influences student satisfaction in distance learning environments. Internet self-efficacy, which refers to one’s belief in performing Internet related actions, was assumed to be a factor...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2201–2208
The game industry has become one of the most competitive industries in the world; many companies and developers desire to expand their game markets quickly by attracting a variety of game players and consumers. Consequently, a multi-national...
An Exploratory Study of Adult Learners' Perceptions of Online Learning: Minority Students in Continuing Education
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 4 (2016) pp. 661–680
The study was an investigation of online adult learners' perceptions of interaction, satisfaction, and performance within an online course using the Blackboard platform. Interaction included learners' interaction with the instructor, content, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 552–557
This paper is intended to report on the process of implementing a video conference tool through Internet 2 for a clinician training session that was delivered from the Physical therapy program at a middle Atlantic university to the remote clinicians ...
Interaction and Other Variables as Predictors of Student Satisfaction in Online Learning Environments
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 593–600
The paper intended to investigate the degree to which interaction and other predictors contributed to student satisfaction in online learning setting. This was a preliminary study towards a dissertation work which involved the establishment of...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (Oct 13, 2010) pp. 95–105
Open education, as embodied in open educational resources (OER) and OpenCourseWare (OCW), has met and dealt with several key problems. The movement now has a critical mass of available content. Leveraging no small amount of funding and associated...
A case study of integrating Interwise: Interaction, internet self-efficacy, and satisfaction in synchronous online learning environments
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2014)
This paper reports research on the implementation of a web-based videoconferencing tool (Interwise) for synchronous learning sessions on an industrial technology course offered through a university in northern Taiwan. The participants included...
International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education Vol. 21, No. 3 (2014) pp. 89–101
In order to carry out current reforms regarding algebra and technology in elementary school mathematics successfully, pre-service elementary mathematics teachers must be equipped with adequate understandings of algebraic concepts and self-confidence ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (Feb 14, 2013) pp. 16–39
This paper is intended to investigate the degree to which interaction and other predictors contribute to student satisfaction in online learning settings. This was a preliminary study towards a dissertation work which involved the establishment of...
A Learning Style-Based Grouping Collaborative Learning Approach to Improve EFL Students' Performance in English Courses
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 284–298
Learning English is an important and challenging task for English as Foreign Language (EFL) students. Educators had indicated that, without proper learning support, most EFL students might feel frustrated while learning English, which could...
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Pre-service Teachers’ Perception and Beliefs in Mathematics
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1422–1431
This study focuses on elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and technological pedagogical content knowledge of linear and quadratic equations. The relationships among Technological Pedagogical Content...
A Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge on Algebra
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 327–344
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge in algebra (Linear Equation, Quadratic Equation, Functions, System Equations and Polynomials) as well as their technological pedagogical content...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 123–127
Because of the benefits of e-learning, learning management systems (LMS) have been adopted in higher education all over the world. It has made instructor teaching activities and student learning processes more flexible and portable by offering a web-...
Interaction, Internet self-efficacy, and self-regulated learning as predictors of student satisfaction in online education courses
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 35–50
Student satisfaction is important in the evaluation of distance education courses as it is related to the quality of online programs and student performance. Interaction is a critical indicator of student satisfaction; however, its impact has not...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 19, No. 2 pp. 134–155
The current study investigated the effects of different computer-supported cooperative prewriting strategies (text-based brainstorming, drawing, and mind mapping) on the writing performance of elementary-school EFL (English as a foreign language)...
Does Using E-Portfolios for Reflective Writing Enhance High School Students' Self-Regulated Learning?
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 25, No. 3 (2016) pp. 317–336
The study aims to examine whether reflective writing using e-portfolios enhances high school students' self-regulated learning. Participants included two classes of eighth-graders majoring in Information Processing and taking a course called "...
Engaging pre-service science teachers to act as active designers of technology integration: A MAGDAIRE framework
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 578–588
This paper describes our efforts in developing the MAGDAIRE framework (abbreviated from Modeled Analysis, Guided Development, Articulated Implementation, and Reflected Evaluation) to transform pre-service science teachers’ roles in a teacher...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4372–4380
With the advent of information technology, distance learning has been recognized as a popular approach to gaining knowledge through the facilitation of various technological tools. The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of...
Mobile-Device-Supported Problem-Based Computational Estimation Instruction for Elementary School Students
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 55–69
This study implemented a three-stage problem-based estimation instruction scenario and combined it with mobile technology to provide elementary teachers with an effective e-tool for observing student estimation and leading effective class or group...
K-12 Teachers' Perceptions of and Their Satisfaction with Interaction Type in Blended Learning Environments
Distance Education Vol. 35, No. 3 (2014) pp. 360–381
Blended learning is an effective approach to instruction that combines features of face-to-face learning and computer-mediated learning. This study investigated the relationship between student perceptions of three types of interaction and blended...
Chenn-Jung Huang; Ming-Chou Liu; Kuo-En Chang; Yao-Ting Sung; Tz-Hau Huang; Chun-Hua Chen; Hung-Yen Shen; Kuo-Liang Huang; Jia-Jian Liao; Kai-Wen Hu; Yun-Cheng Luo; Tun-Yu Chang
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 126–138
With rapid advances in the development of information technology, information access has become central to life in the 21st century. In recent years, the development of useful learning-assistance systems has become a popular topic in literature....