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Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE)

June 2004

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Number of papers: 34

  1. The Effect of a Computerized Teaching Assistant on Student Interaction, Student Satisfaction, and Retention Rates of Students in a Distance Course

    Cheryl Reindl-Johnson

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a computerized teaching assistant (CTA) on student interaction, student satisfaction, and retention rates of students in a distance course... More

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  2. E-Portfolios for Student Teachers--Second Year of a Pilot Program

    Tim Hall & George Weimer

    The Teacher Education Department at the University of Indianapolis has completed a two-year pilot program to enable student teachers to digitize their capstone portfolio for the student teaching... More

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  3. Center for Instructional Technology: A Strategic Imperative

    Debra Volzer & Mark Weaver

    Ohio Dominican University, a small traditional Catholic Liberal Arts University steeped in the Dominican tradition, is in the midst of a technological metamorphosis. At the forefront of the change ... More

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  4. Multi Media Madness--Improving Professional Development for Instructional Technology

    Nancy Thibeault

    Multi Media Madness (3Ms) was a faculty development program where participants were guided by mentors through the development of a multimedia project. Nine faculty participants attended a week long... More

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  5. A Follow up: Developing Growing Need for Soft-Skills in IT Professionals

    Dewey A. Swanson & Julie Phillips

    In this paper we follow up "Developing Growing Need for Soft-Skills in IT Professionals," a paper from the 2003 ASCUE Conference. In that paper we examined the need for "soft-skills" by information... More

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  6. A Practical Introduction to the XML, Extensible Markup Language, by Way of Some Useful Examples

    Robin Snyder

    XML, Extensible Markup Language, is important as a way to represent and encapsulate the structure of underlying data in a portable way that supports data exchange regardless of the physical storage... More

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  7. The Use of Multiple Monitor and KVM (Keyboard, Video, and Mouse) Technologies in an Educational Setting

    Robin Snyder

    Having more than one screen of usable space can enhance productivity, both inside and outside of the classroom. So can using one keyboard, screen, and mouse with multiple computers. This paper (and... More

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  8. Relationships between Computer Skills and Technostress: How Does This Affect Me?

    Sonya S. Gaither Shepherd

    The creation of computer software and hardware, telecommunications, databases, and the Internet has affected society as a whole, and particularly higher education by giving people new productivity ... More

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  9. Adding Interactivity to a Non-Interative Class

    Gary Rogers & Jack Krichen

    The IT 3050 course at Capella University is an introduction to fundamental computer networking. This course is one of the required courses in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology... More

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  10. The Potential Impact of Offshore Outsourcing on Information Systems Education Programs

    Thomas A. Pollack

    As recently as the 1999-2000 academic year, the most sought after graduates were those completing degree requirements in a wide variety of information systems based programs. Many graduates were... More

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  11. DVD Portfolios as a Strategic Career Move

    Scott L. Phillips

    While the author was completing his doctorate in music education, part of his workload as a graduate assistant included observing student teachers. One of the requirements of the Education College ... More

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  12. Progress Report--Microsoft Office 2003 Lynchburg College Tutorials

    Tom Murray

    For the past several years Lynchburg College has developed Microsoft tutorials for use with academic classes and faculty, student and staff training. The tutorials are now used internationally.... More

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  13. Streaming Media Seminar--Effective Development and Distribution of Streaming Multimedia in Education

    Robert Mainhart, James Gerraughty & Kristine M. Anderson

    Concisely defined, "streaming media" is moving video and/or audio transmitted over the Internet for immediate viewing/listening by an end user. However, at Saint Francis University's Center of... More

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  14. Technophobes Teaching with Technology

    Mark Lecher

    Technology has been used in classroom situations for years now. Traditionally, technology has been used by faculty that were early adopters or who liked the technology. These faculty members would ... More

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  15. Faculty/Student Surveys Using Open Source Software

    Sali Kaceli

    This session will highlight an easy survey package which lets non-technical users create surveys, administer surveys, gather results, and view statistics. This is an open source application all... More

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  16. Possibilities for the Visiting e-Lecture

    June Julian

    In this paper, the author discusses possibilities for teaching online. As an online instructor using readily accessible techniques, the author has been privileged to work with many communities of... More

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  17. Serving 11 Institutions WebCT from a Central Location

    Rob Hoyt, Jim Workman & Aaron McNulty

    This paper gives the details of The Appalachian College Association, a non-profit organization made up of 34 four-year colleges and universities in the central Appalachian region. The member... More

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  18. Too Much Information--Too Much Apprehension

    Sam Hijazi

    The information age along with the exponential increase in information technology has brought an unexpected amount of information. The endeavor to sort and extract a meaning from the massive amount... More

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  19. Creative Problem-Solving Software and Portals

    Sam Hijazi, M Leigh Smith & Edgardo Alvarado-Vazquez

    The available research dealing with information technology and creativity has been limited. There is an obvious need to explore this area. Fortunately there is some available software and portals... More

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  20. Enhancing Teaching using MATLAB Add-Ins for Excel

    Paul V. Hamilton

    In this paper I will illustrate how to extend the capabilities of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets with add-ins created by MATLAB. Excel provides a broad array of fundamental tools but often comes up... More

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