Search results for author:"Linda Merillat"
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Faculty Support Incorporated
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 137–140
This study explores the underlying popularity of a free, Web-based teacher tool, RubiStar, for creating quality rubrics. In the past, Human Factors has focused on simply making things work. In today's world, simply working is not sufficient....
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 1248–1252
As more students shift to online courses, universities are challenged to provide a comprehensive orientation experience for these online students. The presenter discusses how two different universities began a process of developing an online...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3816–3823
RubiStar is an online tool that enables teachers to easily create rubrics. In a survey, 284 respondents reported how they used rubrics. Significant differences were found between current and past users of the tool. Current users of RubiStar are...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2783–2790
Rubrics are commonly used, but can be difficult and time consuming to create. RubiStar is a free, Web-based tool designed to help teachers quickly and easily develop quality rubrics. It is also a tool that can be used to teach others about rubrics....
Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 306–312
Building and training highly-qualified and technically literate faculty is an issue facing many universities and colleges. To address the problems with implementing a faculty enrichment program, a systematic approach using detailed assessments as a...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2677–2678
This demonstration will give conference participants an opportunity to see, work with and experience these newly designed manipulative tools, or relational blocks. A quasi-experimental study explored the effects of using these relational blocks to...
Exploring the history of and the emotional attachment to a teacher tool using a theoretical framework for interactions
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"Oooh, I loooove RubiStar!" What is it about this teacher tool that has inspired such an ardent following of devotees? The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to document the process that had been used in developing successful teacher tools,...
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 20, No. 3 (2016) pp. 159–172
As part of a major shift to embed quality improvement processes within a School of Nursing at a medium-sized Midwestern university, a faculty enrichment program using a Plan-Do-Act-Study design was implemented. A central focus for the program was...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 546–549
A deeper understanding of how Blackboard is being used can inform efforts to develop more effective professional development. This analysis examines how frequently Blackboard features are being used. Results show that different features clustered...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 1350–1355
The best courses evolve over time, and it can take years for an instructor to build the necessary skills to teach online. The online experience for students can vary widely, and courses often under-deliver quality experience. A strategy was...