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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1770–1773
Although student collaboration for projects offers advantages, especially in the online environment, too often student contributions to a team effort are not equitable or effective. This study addressed that problem by incorporating both peer and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1701–1703
The topic of this roundtable was various information literacy activities incorporated into a graduate course for library media and instructional technology majors. In this online course, most of the activities serve as steps in the process of each...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 157–159
The purpose of this presentation is to describe the advantages of having students produce e-portfolios by following guidelines and using a development tool, Adobe Acrobat, that support the creativity and reflection the students can bring to the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1027–1032
Collaboration is a key factor in project-based instructional strategies. In online graduate education classes the partnerships upon which the collaboration is built often impact student's attitudes and success in the classes. Therefore, an ongoing...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2292–2295
With the increase in instructional use of the World Wide Web, learners now often collaborate online for projects. This can involve students in higher-order learning tasks and the benefits of cooperative learning. However, students in collaborative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3023–3026
Our on-going study offers an approach to promoting better collaborative effort within project groups. We presented to half of the students in online graduate research methods classes a scenario about an online student group encountering...
Effects of adjunct questions, self-explanation, and prior knowledge on learning from expository text
Effects of adjunct@questions, self@-explanation, and prior knowledge on learning from expository@text (1999) pp. 1–140
This study investigated the effects of answering adjunct questions compared with self-explaining on learning about the human respiratory system from reading passages presented on computer screens. Learning was measured by a posttest containing...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1360–1367
This review of research generates principles for the design of instructional programs that incorporate technology to foster critical-thinking dispositions. The dispositional aspect of critical thinking may be considered part of attitudinal memory, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 615–616
Our poster and demonstration will provide an overview of curriculum webs, including their design and use at all levels in education. Although similar to WebQuests, curriculum webs extend coverage both in time spent and types and depth of activities ...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1994 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division (1994)
This study investigated the effects of interface tools and learner cognitive styles on performance in searches for information within a hypermedia database. The subjects, 75 students in a university English as a Second Language (ESL) program, were...
The Effects of Search Tool Type and Cognitive Style on Performance during Hypermedia Database Searches
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 44, No. 2 (1996) pp. 5–15
Describes a study that investigated the effects of search tools and learner cognitive styles on performance in searches for information within a hypermedia database. Students in a university English-as-a-Second-Language program were assigned to one...
RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (2004) pp. 1–13
This review of research generates principles for the design of instructional programs that foster critical-thinking dispositions. The dispositional aspect of critical thinking may be considered part of attitudinal memory, readily activated if...
Factors Influencing the Acceptance of Collaboration Technology within the Context of Virtual Teamwork Training
International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech) 2013 (2013)
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence electronic collaboration technology acceptance and predicted usage for virtual team collaboration projects in higher education courses. The research combined the unified theory of...
Journal of Experimental Education Vol. 66, No. 3 (1998) pp. 223–44
Studied effects of instructional method (cooperative vs. individual) and learner control of options on achievement, option use, attitudes, and interactions of college students during computer-based instruction. Achievement benefits of cooperative...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 46, No. 2 (1998) pp. 5–15
Examines the effects of program mode (i.e., a lean program version containing a basic amount of learner practice versus a full mode containing expanded practice) and learner preference (matched or unmatched) for amount of practice on the achievement,...