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Cognitive Design of Instructional Databases Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference(SITE)2001:1
One of the fundamental problems in distance delivery of educational content is
to determine the amount of learning that is taking place. Merely delivering content is not
enough - some form of assessment (at a distance) is necessary. Traditional...
Implementation and Scalability Issues for Web-Based Assessment International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology(MSET)1999:1
This paper describes a web-based, test-authoring tool. Software features include a
flexible environment for constructing on-line exams; scalability for both large and small
groups of students; data collection capability (e.g., student response,...
The Impact of Web-Based Instruction on Performance in an Applied Statistics Course International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology(MSET)1999:1
Forty-one graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in Summer or Fall sections of an
applied statistics course self-selected into one of three groups. Group 1 subjects (n = 11) took
chapter pretests online and printed out results. Subjects in...
Web-Based Mathematica Projects for Calculus International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology(MSET)1999:1
We incorporated web-based Mathematica projects into our Spring 1998 offering of
a first-semester calculus course. This abstract describes our projects, which were based on
famous battles from history. The projects are provided at
The Role of Assessment in Online Instruction Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference(SITE)2001:1
The topic for this panel discussion is how assessment can be used to inform
instruction in an asynchronous environment. We will explore how technology can add to our
understanding of human learning and performance and how carefully designed web...
Assessing Student Statistical Problem-Solving Skills using Interactive Java Applets Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference(SITE)2001:1
Problem-solving instruction is a growing field within education. However, for
distance education and other Web-mediated courses the traditional methods of
assessment, namely multiple choice and short answer, are not sufficient. Although these...
SC LIFE Virtual Field Trip Components: For Teachers, By Teachers World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications(EDMEDIA)2007:1
Abstract: This paper describes an innovative project that combines the scientific expertise of college faculty and the educational expertise of middle school teachers to create an online repository of learning objects called Virtual Field Trip (VFT)...
Comprehensive Statistical Analysis of a Mathematics Placement Test Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference(SITE)2012:1
As part of an NSF STEP grant, a math placement exam (MPE) has been developed at Texas A&M University for the purpose of evaluating the pre-calculus mathematical skills of entering students. It consists of 33 multiple-choice questions, and is taken...
One Approach to a Counseling and Spirituality Course Counseling and Values (ISSN-0160-7960) 49:2
The authors describe the design of and student reaction to a counseling and spirituality course offered to full-time resident counselor education students at the University of Virginia, a secular university. The course was offered as a blended...
Distance Education in Rural Schools: Technologies and Practice Journal of Research in Rural Education (ISSN-8756-0534) 10:2
A national survey of 130 single-campus, K-12 public schools enrolling fewer than 300 students revealed that half of the schools reported implementing some type of distance learning program, that satellite-based programs were the technology of choice,...
Planning for Technology Implementation in Rural Schools Rural Educator (ISSN-0273-446X) 19:3
Outlines steps and considerations in planning a technology infrastructure for a rural school: the need for a long-term plan; the elements of a well-articulated plan; questions to consider in assessing needs and interests in selected technologies;...
Online Interprofessional Health Sciences Education: From Theory to Practice Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ISSN-0894-1912) 29:3
Online learning (e-learning) has a nascent but established history. Its application to interprofessional education (IPE), however, is relatively new. Over the past 2 decades the Internet has been used increasingly to mediate education. We have come...