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2004

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Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 1059

  1. Two Peas in a Pod? A Comparison of Face-to-Face and Web Based Classrooms

    John R Cryan, University of Toledo, United States; Gale Mentzer, Measurement Consultant, United States; Berhane Teclehaimanot, University of Toledo, United States

    This study compared student learning outcomes and student perceptions of and satisfaction with the learning process between two sections of the same class—a web based section and a traditional f2f ... More

    pp. 397-403

  2. Case studies to lead good practice for K-12 distance education

    Niki Davis, Dale Niederhauser, Lily Compton & Sami Sahin, Iowa State University Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, United States

    This poster will present case studies on the intersection of practical laboratory-type activities and virtual high schools. It is intended to provide research base for the development,... More

    pp. 404-406

  3. Best Practices for Effective Online Teaching

    Christina Dehler, Cal Poly Pomona, United States

    Advances in telecommunications and computer-based teaching and learning systems have expanded the opportunities in distance education and online learning, yet the potential of distance education... More

    pp. 407-412

  4. Analysing the Need for Distance Learning: a Tool Developed in the Context of a European Project

    Koen DePryck & Sophie Van der Avort, Center for Adult Education Antwerp-South, Belgium

    In 2002, the European Commission approved a project "I AM L3", dealing with open and distance learning in adult education. The purpose of this project is to provide prospective providers with tools... More

    pp. 413-414

  5. "Along Came A Spider:" Preparing Faculty to Teach Research Courses on WebCT

    Mary Dereshiwsky & William Wright, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Research can be a daunting subject matter to teach and to learn. Added to the stresses of navigating new and often unfamiliar technology, the challenge can sometimes be overwhelming for students... More

    pp. 415-417

  6. Sink or Swim? Learning to Do More Than Stay Afloat in Cyberspace

    Kellah Edens, University of South Carolina, United States

    Abstract: Among the multitude of ways to incorporate technology into the curriculum to prepare tomorrow's teachers to use technology is to develop completely web-based courses which infuse... More

    pp. 418-423

  7. Improving Web Accessibility for Students with Disabilities

    Curtis Edmonds, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States; Jon Preston, IDET Communication, Inc., United States

    This video presentation will cover a workshop on accessible distance education conducted by the Georgia Tech Research on Distance Education (GRADE) project at the Center for Assistive Technology... More

    pp. 424-427

  8. Higher Education and Corporate/business join forces to plan and develop distance learning communities: the beginning stages of planning, preparing, design, and development.

    Pamela Ewell, Iowa State University & Central College, United States

    This session and paper is a preliminary report of the findings during the formation stages of a collaborative partnership between higher education and corporate/business to plan and design distance... More

    pp. 428-432

  9. A Web System for the Generation of Courses with Reusable Learning Objects

    Pantano-Rokou Franca, University of Aegean, Greece

    In the last few years the need to replace existing, large, old fashioned and inflexible courses that are available in the World Wide Web with new ones, smaller, more flexible, easily adaptable to... More

    pp. 433-436

  10. Looking Back at Looking Forward: Reviewing Prognostication in Education Technology

    Jane Fuller & Frank Fuller, Northwestern State University, United States

    This Round Table invites participants to examine modern distance education in light of the work of several visionaries whose evaluations of contemporary education and prognostications for a future ... More

    pp. 437-438

  11. A Flexible Framework for Registration and Key Distribution for On-line Distance Education

    Padmavathi Ganapathi, Avinashilingam Deemed University, India

    The power and the utility of the Internet has been a proven factor in many commercial, industrial and corporate sectors. But, the effective application of the same in the educational sectors is... More

    pp. 439-444

  12. From Silos to Communities: Addressing Electronic Isolation Through Interactivities

    Ruth Gannon Cook, DePaul University, United States; Caroline M. Crawford, Univ. of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    This study reviewed instructional design principles that incorporated electronic interactivities into electronic instruction to see if these interactivities helped to focus the learner's... More

    pp. 445-452

  13. Emerging Learning Environments and Their Impact Upon Preservice Educators

    Ruth Gannon-Cook, DePaul University, United States; Caroline M. Crawford, Univ. of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    Concerns revolving around digital equity remain relevant concerns, yet growing trends suggest that electronic learning environments and electronically-enhanced learning environments are on the rise... More

    pp. 453-454

  14. The motivational perspectives of college students on the interactive web-based learning material

    Tianguang Gao, Ball State University, United States

    Motivation is one of the most important factors that affect Web-based learning. To investigate the learner's motivational perspectives on the interactive web-based learning material, a posttest... More

    pp. 455-457

  15. Accessorizing Your Video Conferences

    Joan Hanor, California State University San Marcos, United States; Kecia Ray, Tennessee State University, United States; Katherine Hayden, CSUSM, United States; Pamela Redmond, University of San Francisco, United States; Jean Haefner, Artist/Designer, United States; William Simpson, San Diego County Office of Education, United States

    This session lays the groundwork for applying a feminist perspective to the planning, design and implementation of videoconferencing. Through connections to remote panelists via IP videoconference,... More

    pp. 458-462

  16. A Framework for Deep Learning for Teacher Education

    Byron Havard & Jianxia Du, Mississippi State University, United States

    A framework for deep learning in distance education is illustrated in this paper. This framework emphasizes teaching and learning online for teacher education and addresses the transfer of surface ... More

    pp. 463-469

  17. Applying Strategies to E-Learning Development

    Ling-Chin Ko, Indiana State University, United States; Jui-Feng Ho, Far East College in Taiwan and Indiana State Univ. in the U.S.A., Taiwan

    The aim of this study is to describe successful e-commerce strategies that schools can use to develop distance education. The literature review will be examined in terms of knowing customers,... More

    pp. 470-474

  18. Lessons Learned: Stages to Becoming an Online Instructor

    Carl Hoagland & Margaret Scordias, UMSL-COE, TLC, United States; Susan Catapano & Virginia Navarro, UMSL-COE, United States; Cheryl Bielema, UMSL, United States; Particia Seuss, UMSL-COE, TLC, United States; Mary Cooper, UMSL-COE, United States; Leah Howard, UMSL, United States; Clark Hickman, UMSL-COE, United States

    This paper presents the process that university faculty experienced when moving from instructing face-to-face to instructing online. The faculty committee developed a model to depict the... More

    pp. 475-481

  19. Challenging the Traditional Library to Support Distance Education

    Lynn Hoffmann & Del Hamilton, Slippery Rock University, United States

    Academic libraries are confronted with new challenges in supporting distance education programs. It is essential that instructional faculty and librarians work together to identify and meet the... More

    pp. 482-483

  20. Student Expertise and Student Support Increase Performance

    David Hofmeister, Indiana State University, United States

    The use of discussion boards in distance education courses continues to provide students with powerful occasions to interact with one another in meaningful dialogues about course content. When the ... More

    pp. 484-486