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College & Research Libraries Vol. 75, No. 3 (May 2014) pp. 309–361
This study examined the usability of five virtual reference services--instant messenger chat, e-mail, telephone, text messaging, and Skype videoconferencing--by having 31 undergraduate and graduate students evaluate the usability of the virtual...
One Educational Technology Colleague's Journey from Dotcom Leadership to University E-Learning Systems Leadership: Merging Design Principles, Systemic Change and Leadership Thinking
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 57, No. 5 (September 2013) pp. 64–73
This paper describes my journey from instructional technology professional and doctoral student to instructional technology leader and tenure-track faculty member. I reflect on 15 years of application, in government, industry, and higher education,...
Library Quarterly Vol. 82, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 477–510
As virtual worlds continue to proliferate globally, libraries are faced with the question of whether to provide information services to virtual patrons. This study, utilizing a mixed-method approach of interviews, focus groups, and surveys,...
The role of systems design and educational informatics in educational reform: The story of the Central Educational Center
The role of systems design and educational informatics in educational reform: The story of the Central@Educational@Center (2008) pp. 1–446
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact the use of a systems approach and educational informatics has had on a public charter high school and overall student performance. The Central Educational Center represents an ideal opportunity...
College students’ perceived threat and preference for seeking help in traditional, distributed, and distance learning environments
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 3 (April 2007) pp. 383–395
The purpose of the present study was to examine how college students’ help seeking behavior varied across different instructional learning environments. Four hundred and seventy four (N=472) students enrolled in distance, distributed, and...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 1 (2005) pp. 113–125
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of an experimental online learning tool on student performance. By applying cognitive load theory to online learning, the experimental tool used was designed to minimize cognitive load during...