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East Carolina University
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1353–1355
People have gathered in communities for centuries. Initially for protection, then socialization, these groups were rather small, focused on the villages of an agricultural society. In the Information Age, the focus shifts from physical communities...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) p. 968
A Case Library is a collection of cases arranged to allow easy, meaningful access for a user. This Library covers an array of turf problems encountered by golf course superintendents. The cases help fill gaps in a student's knowledge that are a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6023–6030
This paper discusses the importance of student course design for the Distance Learning (DL) classroom. The authors examine the history of DL and strategies for designing the online classroom including content, structure and the user interface. A...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 549–554
Online learning can be used for distance education courses as well as for face-to-face courses. In fact, using online learning to supplement traditional classes may be the most effective way to introduce the topic of online learning and teaching to...
Information Equals Knowledge, Searching Equals Learning, and Hyperlinking Is Good Instruction: Myths about Learning from the World Wide Web
Computers in the Schools Vol. 17, No. 3 (2001) pp. 159–69
Suggests that too much Web-based instruction assumes that the Web is a library that can be used to convey knowledge, that searching and finding information equals learning, and that hyperlinking is good instruction. Critiques these assumptions based ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1405–1406
In higher education student course evaluations are the most commonly used method of course review. In course evaluations, students are asked to rate a faculty member on overt behaviors that are presumed to be characteristic of effective teaching....
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 498–503
Although the Web is convenient for finding information, it is not necessarily reliable. While opportunities exist for students to hear about evaluation strategies there is no data to suggest whether they are using what they hear. The purpose of this ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 409–412
In North Carolina the community college system has seen a 301% increase in Internet course enrollments over the last three years. Currently more than 53,000 students are enrolled in distance learning through the community college system. With the...
Search engines on the World Wide Web: A comparison of instructional methods to improve syntactic knowledge
Search@engines on the World@Wide@Web: A comparison of instructional@methods to improve syntactic@knowledge (2001) pp. 1–151
Research has shown students often have a difficult time searching the World Wide Web, particularly when formulating appropriate search queries. Although instruction on Web searching is available to assist students, it is not clear whether this...
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2004 (October 2005)
Retention of novice teachers is a problem for school districts. Teacher induction programs are beneficial in increasing retention, but these programs take time, a commodity in short supply among novice teachers. Computer-based support has been...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1228–1241
At Saint Leo University, we decided that we wanted to better prepare our students to be leaders in the use of educational technology. In order for us as a faculty to prepare our students, we knew we needed to start by educating ourselves on how to...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 44, No. 6 (2000) pp. 28–31
Outlines ways to make online searching more efficient. Highlights include starting with printed materials; online reference libraries; subject directories such as Yahoo; search engines; evaluating Web sites, including reliability; bookmarking...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
There is a wealth of information available on the World Wide Web that can assist pre-service teachers in their course studies. Yet observation of students in a technology integration class indicated that students were not able to find resources...
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 83, No. 6 (2008) pp. 355–359
The authors surveyed faculty from a college of business and a college of education regarding their attitudes toward online education. Results of the survey were examined to determine the degree to which the technology acceptance model was able to...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1149–1154
As faculty begin to offer online courses, or supplement traditional courses with online components, they may not be aware of instructional strategies that would be appropriate for online instruction. Current literature addresses this problem by...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1071–1078
It is clear that more courses are being offered online each year. With the increase in the number of courses offered, the number of faculty teaching at a distance will also be increasing. Many researchers are discussing concerns that faculty have...
Lysa Kosak; Dionna Manning; Ellen Dobson; Lisa Rogerson; Shannon Cotnam; Susan Colaric; Cheryl McFadden
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004)
The prevalence of online distance education courses requires university faculty to face new challenges and make new decisions in the areas of course management and design, delivery method, student communication media, creation of an engaging...