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Number of papers: 328

  1. Study on the Transfer of Teacher Online Collaborative Planning To the Classroom Setting

    Martha Beasley, Lees-McRae College, United States

    This paper is a study of a year-long project for classroom teachers, which focused on the transfer of technologically-based, collaborative planning to implementation in the classroom environment.... More

    pp. 644-645


    Marion Ben-Jacob, Mercy College, United States

    Students will be more responsible than ever for their own learning in this millennium. It is our pedagogical obligation to insure that the integration of technology will enhance the learning... More

    pp. 646-647

  3. Virtual Teacher: Extension of Teacher Presence in a CLASS™ Independent Study High School Course

    Cynthia Blodgett-McDeavitt & Lisa Bourlier, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The Virtual Teacher study, implemented in four phases over two years, was a positive influence on the students in terms of hope and success expectation. Students were generally hopeful about... More

    pp. 648-649

  4. Developing and Delivering Internet Based International Sections of a Common Course Some Faculty/Student Considerations

    Roy Boggs, Florida Gulf Course University, United States

    What are some of the implications for course developers and faculty members when sections of a course are offered internationally in a virtual classroom over the Internet at different... More

    pp. 650-651

  5. Development of a portal web site that integrates a collaborative learning environment and an e-commerce facility for small companies

    Helen Brown, University of Central England

    This case study describes the evolution of a collaborative community of learners. It then illustrates how the ambitions and goals of the community developed and grew to embrace collaborative... More

    pp. 652-654

  6. Web-based and Traditional Instruction: A Systematic Study of student and Instructor Perceptions from a Graduate MLIS Program

    Elizabeth Buchanan, Dietmar Wolfram, Iris Xie & Malore Brown, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States

    The authors compared traditional classroom instruction with web-based equivalent courses in a graduate program in library and information science. The study investigated differences in overall... More

    pp. 655-656

  7. Applying Technology to Science and Technology Literacy in the Classroom

    John Budenske, Jordan Bonney, Jim Newhouse & Jason Judt, Architecture Technology Corporation, United States

    The combined technologies of the Wold Wide Web ("the Web"), the Internet, and corporate/government/public intranets present the possibility of a new instructional paradigm. An approach for a... More

    pp. 657-658

  8. Advantages and Disadvantages of the Electronic Portfolio: Issues for College Administrators

    Margaret Burk, Muskingum College, United States; Rosemary Carlson & Bridgett Davis, Morehead State University, United States

    Assessment reform is a cutting-edge education policy issue. College administrators must address technical quality, credibility with constituencies, and feasibility in use of new assessment tools ... More

    pp. 659-660

  9. Application for An Architecture to Coordinate Multi-Agent Systems

    Angela Carrillo, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

    Coordination is the process that manages the interdependencies in to the activities. Communications are based in the detection and response to coordination relations between tasks sets that are... More

    pp. 661-662


    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    This paper describes the development a course that would present the basic concepts and applications of assistive technology (AT). The AT course is designed as an introductory course in the... More

    pp. 663-664


    Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    In the state of Florida, a web database has been developed to keep school districts and other agencies updated about available resources for staff development in instructional technology. This... More

    pp. 665-666


    Terence Cavanaugh & Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    This paper presents an overview of the online forum component of two on campus undergraduate education methods courses. The following description outlines the benefits students received because... More

    pp. 667-668

  13. Designing an Asynchronous/Synchronous Combination Distance Learning Environment based on Web-BBS

    Maiga Chang, Jia-Sheng Heh & Jyh-Cheng Chang, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    This paper proposes a new distance education architecture to integrate both BBS and WWW features, is so-called IVC (Internet Virtual Classroom). This architecture has not only the traditional... More

    pp. 669-670

  14. Web Database and Its Applications in Teaching Database

    Li Chao, University of Houston-Victoria, United States

    The paper considers the issues of Web database technology and its application in teaching database classes. It discusses the usefulness of Web databases in business and in teaching. The... More

    pp. 671-672


    Ronald B. Childress, Michael L. Cunningham, Sandra S. Bailey & Rudy D. Pauley, Marshall University, United States

    This paper provides a description of the change model/process used by the Marshall University Graduate School of Education and Professional Development to transition to a web-based instructional ... More

    pp. 673-674

  16. An Intelligent User Interface oriented to non-expert users

    Fulvio Corno, Laura Farinetti & Giovanni Squillero, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

    This paper presents the design criteria for an Intelligent User Interface to a search engine of an on-line document data base. The Interface is aimed at users that have little or no knowledge of ... More

    pp. 675-676

  17. ERAU’s eTeaching Zone: A Virtual User’s Community for Web Instructors

    David Pedersen, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, United States

    With 130 teaching sites around the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University faces unique challenges in supporting faculty who want to use the web for instruction. While faculty members have... More

    pp. 677-678

  18. Introducing Internet and Intranet Technologies to a Port Authority

    Gregory Derekenaris, John Garofalakis, Jim Prentzas, Dimitris Sofotassios & Athanassios Tsakalidis, University of Patras, Greece

    In this paper, we present a system based on the integration of Internet, Intranet and database technologies and implemented for Patras' Port Authority in Greece. The system intends to modernize... More

    pp. 679-680

  19. The Role of the Center for Excellence in Mentoring Web Site in Preparing Teacher Candidates to Develop and Delivery Technology-Rich Lesson Plans

    Larry Kajs, Anne Coppenhaver & Trudy L. Driskell, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    This paper describes the role of the Center for Excellence in Mentoring (CEM) Web site in the context of a one-year capacity building grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Preparing... More

    pp. 681-684

  20. Website Evaluation System: Collaboratively Discovering what makes a Website Good

    Jon Dron, Phil Siviter, Chris Boyne & Richard Mitchell, University of Brighton, United Kingdom

    This short paper examines a method for the collaborative discovery of metadata, one of several uses of CoFIND (Collaborative Filter in n dimensions) first presented at WebNet 99 (Dron et al 1999). ... More

    pp. 685-686