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The University of Texas at El Paso
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) p. 1003
When teaching online courses, faculty are faced with the dual problems of teaching technology AND content to the learner. While this problem can be resolved with extensive coaching and help via e-mails and discussion boards in small-medium sized...
New Directions for Teaching and Learning Vol. 116 (2008) pp. 87–95
Team-based learning (TBL) has been shown to improve student learning in a variety of settings. In a majority of cases, TBL has been implemented in face-to-face formats and occasionally in blended learning formats, which are partially online...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2873–2875
In large enrollment classes, the process of peer evaluation is important to team-based learning. This process, however, can create a time-consuming dilemma for the instructor, who has merely been a facilitator-not a member-of all teams in the...
Setting a Constructivist Framework to Build Online Study Skill Modules for Use in a Freshman Transition Course
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1361–1364
Abstract: Study skills are a very important aspect of college success. This paper provides a look at the development of online study skill modules in progress at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The modules were developed with a view to...
Topics: Learning Outcomes
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1058–1061
Abstract: Study skills are a very important aspect of college success. This paper provides a look at the development of interactive study skill modules in progress at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The development model is based in a...
Topics: Learning Outcomes
Bridging Courses, Countries and Continents : Creating a Sustainable Virtual Learning Community Using Social Media Tools
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 902–905
Abstract : The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), USA and Victoria University (VU), Australia developed a freshman course which bridges the two universities to create a learning community. The course uses social media tools for content delivery...
Using Multimedia to Engage Faculty in Development Opportunities : A Project for Incorporating Reading Comprehension Across Disciplines
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2248–2257
Current research at all levels of schooling emphasizes the importance of effective reading comprehension skills as well as the challenges instructors face in teaching it.. In 2007, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) awarded The...