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University of Houston
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 41, No. 1 (1996) pp. 41–42
Describes the development of new teaching strategies in an anatomy and physiology laboratory at Burlington County College (New Jersey) based on laser disc technology, computers with multimedia capabilities, and appropriate software. Lab activities...
E-Learning Teams and Their Adult Learning Efforts in Corporate Settings: A Cross Analysis of Four Case Studies
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 293–309
Four cases relating to the efforts of e-learning teams in valuing adult learners in their e-learning solutions were examined to better understand how e-learning teams value their adult learners within corporate settings. Two questions guided the...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004) pp. 299–310
Socially responsible educational development issues include examination of whether students in diverse situations have access to educational programs. Within a global society that supports equal opportunities for individuals, issues of access to...
Crossing New Uncharted Territory: Shifts in Academic Identity as a Result of Modifying Teaching Practice in Undergraduate Mathematics
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 45, No. 6 (2014) pp. 827–838
The changes in academic identity a teacher may undergo, as they modify their teaching practice, will vary depending on their experiences and the support they receive. In this paper, we describe the shifts in academic identity of two lecturers, a...
Journal of Workplace Learning Vol. 17, No. 5 (2005) pp. 337–345
Purpose: To illustrate how the interdependence among four championing factors, five antecedents, and four moderators affect companies' efforts in valuing the adult learner in e-learning. Design/methodology/approach: A literature review was conducted ...
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 10, No. 2 (July 2013) pp. 1–25
Transforming a face to face course to a computer mediated format in social foundations (interdisciplinary field in education), while maintaining pedagogical integrity, involvesstrategic collaboration between instructional technologists and content...
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Vol. 104, No. 4 (2012) pp. 15–27
Case studies informed the development of a checklist for use in determining whether to engage in online educational practices whereby the family and consumer sciences (FCS) instructor teaches from a location distant from campus.Objective and...
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Vol. 99, No. 3 (2007) pp. 67–72
The Taskforce for Higher Education Program Advancement (TFPA) represents five family and consumer sciences organizations, boards, and administrative groups. Its mission "to proactively and collaboratively strengthen FCS higher education programs"...
Journal of Workplace Learning Vol. 17, No. 5 (2005) pp. 398–414
Purpose--To investigate how the adult learner is valued in e-learning corporate settings. Design/methodology/approach--Case study methodology was used for this research. Four Fortune 500 companies that had active e-learning initiatives for a minimum ...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2262–2267
Choice regarding whether it is appropriate to use faculty who are off-site from the main campus to teach online courses presents a multi-faceted problem. As it is likely that online options for teaching and learning will continue to grow, it is...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (2010) pp. 187–191
This report presents a cross case analysis involving faculty teaching online from off-site international and interstate locations. The study yielded enabling factors, benefits, communication systems, and challenges in the areas of administration,...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 43, No. 3 (August 2006) pp. 197–210
Faculty collaboratively developed an on-line Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Science and Merchandising (CSM). Part-time faculty and technical support services supported the four-member team. Small grants assisted in the creation and redesign...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2006) pp. 377–385
This case explored the use of a collaborative team to develop a virtual course component to increase educational experience. As students continue to engage in recreational video game activities, incorporation of such applications into their learning ...
Effects on Student Achievement in General Chemistry following Participation in an Online Preparatory Course: ChemPrep, a Voluntary, Self-Paced, Online Introduction to Chemistry
Beatrice Botch; Roberta Day; William Vining; Barbara Stewart; Kenneth Rath; Alan Peterfreund; David Hart
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 84, No. 3 (March 2007) pp. 547–553
ChemPrep was developed to be a stand-alone preparatory short-course to help students succeed in general chemistry. It is Web-based and delivered using the OWL system. Students reported that the ChemPrep materials (short information pages,...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (2004) pp. 101–109
Formative and summative evaluations were used to evaluate students' perceptions of online courses. Inquiry focused on three primary areas including a) interaction with course content and instructors, b) accessibility of resources in an on-line...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 47, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 103–113
Case study methodology was used to describe the challenges experienced in the development of a virtual component for a freshman-level undergraduate course. The purpose of the project was to use a virtual environment component to provide an...