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Strategies for Integrating Centra in an Online Teaching Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2007:1 , Mar 26, 2007
In the quest to incorporate innovative instructional strategies educators have delineated a number of elements that lead to student success. These elements encompass the use of communication, and participation of students within a learning community ...
Why On-Campus Students Take Online Courses: The Voice of the Student
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (ELEARN) 2008:1 , Nov 17, 2008
Abstract: A paper last year introduced the phenomena of the shrinking classroom; examining why students who resided on, or in close proximity to campus elected to take distance education rather than traditional face-to-face courses. That paper was ...
Teaching in Second Life: Opportunities for Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2011:1 , Mar 07, 2011
Faculty members who teach in the Second Life environment face many challenges in planning, teaching, and evaluating instruction. This session focuses on a demonstration of a unique Second Life teaching environment, an explanation of the creation of ...
Improving Computer Instruction: Experiments and Strategies
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AMAFECT) 2004:1 , October 2005
Today, undergraduate students enter college with increasingly more sophisticated computer skills compared to their counterparts of 20 years ago. However, instructors are still using traditional instructional strategies to teach this new generation....
Text Messaging to Improve Social Presence in Online Learning
Educause Quarterly (EQ) 30:3 , 2007
East Carolina University (ECU) provides more than 650 class sections that are totally online each semester, serving more than 5,800 students. With the proliferation of technology devices, students have begun exploring new methods of learning, thus...