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Global Learn Vol. 2011, No. 1 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 360–364
Social media such as Twitter helps engage learners and promotes interation wth course content. Twitter allows learners and educators to interact via “tweets” via Smartphones, laptops, or any device with internet access. This presentation will...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 9, No. 1 (2012) pp. 83–95
As higher education institutions enter the intense competition of the rapidly growing global marketplace of online education, the leaders within these institutions are challenged to identify factors critical for developing and for maintaining...
Global Learn Vol. 2010, No. 1 (May 17, 2010) pp. 356–360
This tech-savvy generation of students, known as digital natives, desires to learn and to interact utilizing the collaborative technologies that have always been a part of their lives. The purpose of this paper and corresponding presentation is to...
Global Learn Vol. 2010, No. 1 (May 17, 2010) pp. 46–49
: In the era of Web 2.0, document editors and collaborative workspaces have emerged. Primary functions of online collaborative workspaces include the ability to create a documents and document libraries online for others to view and collaborate and ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2011, No. 1 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 241–242
Attrition rates in distance education teacher education programs is a concern for university administrators and educators. Thus, there is a need to identify strategies to increase retention rates. This presentation focuses on practices and the use...
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2010, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 570–577
Higher Education administrators and educators seek to understand how to design and to facilitate online courses to ensure quality, culturally responsive online education for minority students for the purpose of closing the academic achievement gap....
Technologies that Assist in Closing the Achievement Gap: A Comparison African American and Caucasian Students’ Learning and Community in the Online Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2010, No. 1 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 804–809
Higher Education administrators and educators seek to understand how to design and to facilitate online courses to ensure quality, culturally responsive online education for minority students, specifically African American students, and to close the ...
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2010, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 1468
Virtual world technologies such as Second Life and There has generated much interest concerning its potential in the areas of learning communities, social connectedness among “classmates” and even identity development. The use of Second Life for...
Performance Improvement Vol. 51, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 22–27
Technology purchased for use in the classroom often goes unused. We identify a primary reason for the lack of technology integration as ineffectively developed professional development opportunities for teachers. Then we recommend a sustained,...
Electronic versus Traditional Print Textbooks: A Comparison Study on the Influence of University Students' Learning
Computers & Education Vol. 63 (April 2013) pp. 259–266
University students are increasingly choosing to purchase e-textbooks for their mobile devices as an alternative to traditional textbooks. This study examines the relationship between textbook format and 538 university students' grades and perceived ...
Of Student Teachers and Avatars: Working Towards an Effective Model for Geographically Distributed Learning Communities of Pre-Service Educators Using Virtual Worlds
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2010, No. 1 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 423–427
This paper constitutes a report on an in-progress research endeavor, employing both qualitative and quantitative methods of research, on using virtual world technologies for building distance-based learning communities of pre-service teacher...
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