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University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
University of Colorado Denver
Efficient Learning Maps (eLms): a Cloud Mapping Engine to Improve the Thinking and Study Skills of High School and College Students in STEM Disciplines
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 471–479
Efficient Learning Maps (eLms) is an automated mapping engine that is part of a software application called eThinker©, designed to improve the thinking and study skills of senior high school and college level students in the science, technology,...
Regular Versus Online Versus Blended: A Qualitative Description of the Advantages of the Electronic Modes and a Quantitative Evaluation
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 257–266
The first part of this article discusses the advantages of offering courses online or in a blended format from an instructor's and manager's perspective. These advantages include: (a) improved distance support of faculty in the delivery of courses; (...
TXTPRO, a computer program developed as a graduate-level research tool for descriptive linguistic analysis, produces simple alphabetic and word frequency lists, analyzes word combinations, and develops concordances. With modifications, a teacher...
University anti-plagiarism efforts versus commercial anti-plagiarism software and services and do online students cheat more?
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6595–6601
Since the advent of online education with its new technology academicians have raised the question as to how instructors can keep students from cheating. As a result of this perceived problem, several anti-plagiarism software and services have...
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 185–199
** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2003 ** This paper describes and assesses a pre-engineering curriculum development project called Foundations of Engineering, Science and Technology (FEST). FEST integrates web-based technologies into an inter...
Topics: collaborative learning, Distance Education, online learning, Learning Communities, online education, eLearning, Collaboration, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Management, Blended Learning, Learning Management Systems
Efficient Learning Maps (eLms) ©: a software application to learn and teach Visual Logic Maps (vLms) © with preliminary assessment results
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 95–106
This paper presents the results of preliminary assessments of a Visual Logic Maps (vLms) learning system, an intervention method to teach college students the construction of concept maps with the goal of improving their higher order thinking skills ...
A Perception versus Realty Study of the Effectiveness of Face-to-face Lectures and Class Discussion versus Online Courses with None of the Above.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3233–3240
Previously investigators found that students and faculty perceived in-class lectures and in-class discussion as among the more effective learning methods surveyed. This paper reports on a second study to determine if this perceived effectiveness...
Regular vs. online vs. blended: a qualitative description of the advantages of the electronic modes and a quantitative evaluation
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 442–448
This paper describes and evaluates an university engineering experimental project in which courses are delivered in three formats: regular, online and blended. In the description of the three formats we found that teaching in blended and online...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 539–545
This paper is describes and analyzes a curriculum development project, Foundations of Engineering, Science and Technology (FEST), that integrates diverse web-based technologies into an inter-connected system to deliver a pre-engineering program to...
A Hierarchy Fuzzy MCDM Method for Studying Electronic Marketing Strategies in the Information Service Industry
International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference 1998 (December 1998)
In this paper, the impacts of Electronic Commerce (EC) on the international marketing strategies of information service industries are studied. In seeking to blend humanistic concerns in this research with technological development by addressing...
A mathematical analysis of semantic maps, with theoretical and applied implications for blended learning software
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 95–104
This paper is a mathematical (Boolean) analysis a set of cognitive maps called Thinking Maps ®, based on Albert Upton’s semantic principles developed in his seminal works, Design for Thinking (1961) and Creative Analysis (1961). Albert Upton can be ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2646–2648
A team of university faculty is working across two campuses to provide professional development for international colleagues teaching at a newly established US campus on Chinese soil. An innovative Sino-American collaboration, which includes the...