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  1. "Last Professor Standing!": Powerpoint Enables All Faculty to Use Humor in Teaching

    Ronald A. Berk

    Journal of Faculty Development Vol. 28, No. 3 (September 2014) pp. 81–87

    There are two major global educational trends that have changed the form and execution of humor in the classroom and in professional conferences: (1) the burgeoning instructional technology,... More

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  2. A Comparison of E-Book and Print Book Discovery, Preferences, and Usage by Science and Engineering Faculty and Graduate Students at the University of Kansas

    Julie Waters, Jennifer Roach, Judith Emde, Scott McEathron & Keith Russell

    Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Vol. 75 (2014)

    The availability of science and technology e-books through the University of Kansas Libraries is growing rapidly through approval plans, e-book packages, and electronic demand-driven acquisitions. ... More

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  3. Despite Faculty Skepticism: Lessons from a Graduate-Level Seminar in a Hybrid Course Environment

    Megan M. Palmer, Genevieve Shaker & Krista Hoffmann-Longtin

    College Teaching Vol. 62, No. 3 (2014) pp. 100–106

    Despite the fact that online education continues to grow, the vast majority of faculty remain skeptical that online courses can yield the same student learning outcomes as traditional face-to-face ... More

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  4. Social Media Go to College

    Ana M. Martínez-Alemán

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 46, No. 1 (2014) pp. 13–20

    Technology's march into the college classroom continues. Generations of college and university faculty have both embraced and resisted instructional technologies such as the book, the... More

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  5. Distance Education: Having It Your Way

    Wendy Cowan & Mark Gale

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 46, No. 6 (2014) pp. 46–51

    Is it possible to build a virtual community for teaching and learning where students have opportunities for instructor and peer interaction? In this article, Wendy Cowan and Mark Gale describe such... More

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  6. Technology Usage among Community College Faculty in First-Time-in-College Classes: A Call to Standardization

    David T. Goomas

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 37, No. 12 (2013) pp. 1011–1015

    Technology in higher education has played an increasingly dramatic role, particularly on community college campuses, with emphasis on how to provide better services to students via the use of... More

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  7. Factors that Predict the Integration of Technology for Instruction by Community College Adjunct Faculty

    Jonathan Paver, David A. Walker & Wei-Chen Hung

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 1 (2014) pp. 68–85

    Community colleges have responded to the increased use of technology for instruction by providing support and professional development opportunities for faculty. However, differences in perceptions... More

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  8. Roads Scholars: Part-Time Faculty Job Satisfaction in Community Colleges

    Allison L. Kramer, Gene W. Gloeckner & Daniel Jacoby

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 4 (2014) pp. 287–299

    Are part-time faculty members satisfied with their roles in higher education? Data from part-time faculty responses regarding their experiences in higher education vary. Valadez and Antony (2001)... More

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  9. Adjunct Faculty Characteristics that May Predict Intention to Integrate Technology into Instruction

    Jonathan Paver, David A. Walker & Wei-Chen Hung

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 10 (2014) pp. 859–872

    This study examined the demographic factors that predict intention to integrate technology into instruction by community college adjunct faculty. Regression model findings indicated that the... More

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  10. How Community College Faculty Members May Improve Student Learning Productivity in Their Online Courses

    Katrina A. Meyer

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 6 (2014) pp. 575–587

    Eleven experienced community college faculty members were interviewed to elicit examples of how they improved student learning productivity in their online courses. The 11 faculty members... More

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  11. Attitudes on Barriers and Benefits of Distance Education among Mississippi Delta Allied Health Community College Faculty, Staff, and Students

    Susan Mayfield-Johnson, Richard S. Mohn, Amal K. Mitra, Rebekah Young & Elizabeth M. McCullers

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 6 (2014) pp. 551–563

    Online distance education creates increased opportunities for continuing education and advanced training for allied health professionals living in underserved and geographically isolated areas. The... More

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  12. Qualitative Assessment of a 3D Simulation Program: Faculty, Students, and Bio-Organic Reaction Animations

    Adalet B. Günersel & Steven A. Fleming

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 90, No. 8 (August 2013) pp. 988–994

    Research shows that computer-based simulations and animations are especially helpful in fields such as chemistry where concepts are abstract and cannot be directly observed. Bio-Organic Reaction... More

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  13. It Is (More) about the Students: Faculty Motivations and Concerns Regarding Teaching Online

    H David Hunt, Kim Davies, Deborah Richardson, Georgina Hammock, Maureen Akins & Laura Russ

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    There is increasing interest, if not demand, from universities and students for faculty to teach using online technologies. However, many faculty members are reluctant to teach online. In this... More

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  14. Training Your Faculty about Copyright When the Lawyer Isn't Looking

    Thomas J. Tobin

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    Administrators in higher-education institutions are faced with an often-conflicting landscape of laws, court cases, adopted practices, rules of thumb, and folk wisdom related to copyright concerns ... More

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  15. Build It but Will They Teach?: Strategies for Increasing Faculty Participation & Retention in Online & Blended Education

    Kristen Betts & Amy Heaston

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    The need for online and blended programs within higher education continues to grow as the student population in the United States becomes increasingly non-traditional. As administrators... More

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  16. Managing Communication and Professional Development in Online Graduate Programs with Electronic Portfolios

    Craig E. Shepherd & Doris U. Bolliger

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    Four years ago, two online graduate programs at a mid-size university in the western United States implemented ePortfolios to foster communication and connectedness among students and faculty,... More

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  17. A National Study of Theories and Their Importance for Faculty Development for Online Teaching

    Katrina A. Meyer & Vicki S. Murrell

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    This article presents the results of a national study of 39 higher education institutions that collected information about their practices for faculty development for online teaching and... More

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  18. Online Faculty Perceptions on Effective Faculty Mentoring: A Qualitative Study

    Teresa Williams, Melissa Layne & Phil Ice

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    When higher education leaders give little thought or offer little mentoring to their faculty members, there is risk of driving faculty members from teaching online and of them having a poor... More

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  19. What Online Students Want Compared to What Institutions Expect

    Jeffrey L. Bailie

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether a set of instructional practices commonly prescribed to online faculty in the higher education setting were consistent with the expectations of a... More

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  20. A University Engagement Model for Achieving Technology Adoption and Performance Improvement Impacts in Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Government

    David R. McKinnis, Mary Anne Sloan, L David Snow & Suresh V. Garimella

    Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement Vol. 18, No. 1 (2014) pp. 187–213

    The Purdue Technical Assistance Program (TAP) offers a model of university engagement and service that is achieving technology adoption and performance improvement impacts in healthcare,... More

    pp. 187-213

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