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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 42, No. 3 (2010) pp. 327–354
K-12 virtual schooling is gaining recognition as an alternative to the traditional face-to-face educational setting by providing students with access to anytime, anywhere learning opportunities. There is a current need for research on the pedagogy...
Virtual School Teaching: Establishing a Framework for K-12 Virtual School Professional Development Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3447–3453
State-led K-12 virtual schools provide students access to online educational opportunities and serve the nation’s educational agenda by providing an additional option for enacting school choice legislation. Underlying the effectiveness and quality...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 388–392
The field of online learning research spans the context of educational settings, providing recommendations and strategies for adapting traditional, face-to-face courses for online delivery. Underlying this work are analytic reports of the...
Virtual@school pedagogy: Beliefs, goals, and practices of K–12 virtual school teachers (2008) pp. 1–175
K-12 virtual schools provide online opportunities that give students access to anytime, anywhere learning. The educational access offered to students by virtual schools also serves the nation‘s educational agenda by providing an additional option...
Transitioning to Virtual Teacher Professional Development: Intentionality in a Virtual World Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 754–761
The demand for ubiquitous education that is adaptable to learner lifestyles is causing an evolution in how, where, and when teaching and learning occurs. To meet these needs, educators and institutions are turning to the technological facilitation...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 24–45
With an increasing prevalence of virtual high school programs in the United States, a better understanding of evaluative tools available for distance educators and administrators is needed. These evaluative tools would provide opportunities for...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (2010) pp. 10–35
Virtual schools are rising in popularity and presence. Unfortunately, there is a relative dearth of research related to teaching and learning in virtual schools. Although there are numerous handbooks addressing teaching online, there is little...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 225–248
Games and gaming have always been an influential part of society and culture. Within the last 35 years, due to numerous technology innovations, electronic games in many formats have become ubiquitous in everyday life. This ubiquity has meant that...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009)
Limited data exists related to teaching and learning in K-12 virtual schools. This paper builds upon a recent study related to successful practices of K-12 online instructors. The paper describes the utilization of a survey built upon qualitatively...
The Other Side of the LMS: Considering Implementation and Use in the Adoption of an LMS in Online and Blended Learning Environments
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 51, No. 2 (March 2007) pp. 35–39
There are more similarities than differences among learning management system (LMS) software products. In a recent study, Carriere, Challborn, and Moore compared a variety of LMSs and went as far as to suggest that the only real differences between...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 479–503
Abstract: The number of students taking online courses in K-12 has increased exponentially since the inception of virtual schools in 1996. However, K-12 virtual schooling is a relatively new concept for those involved in teacher education. As...