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Journal on Excellence in College Teaching

2004 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Online Pedagogy: Principles for Supporting Effective Distance Education

    Stephanie B. Scheer, Krista P. Terry, Peter E. Doolittle & David Hicks

    Distance education has become a major form of education in the United States. This surge in popularity has launched a plethora of scholarship emphasizing the distillation of those strategies which ... More

    pp. 7-30

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  2. Guidelines for Designing Web-Based Instruction in Higher Education

    Ji-Yeon Lee

    To develop practical Web-based instruction (WBI) design guidelines for faculty and instructional support staff, the author analyzed three different WBI design cases based on interviews with three... More

    pp. 31-58

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  3. Teaching Medical Students at a Distance: Using Distance Learning Benchmarks to Plan and Evaluate a Web-Enhanced Medical Student Curriculum

    Cynthia A. Olney, Heidi Chumley & Juan M. Parra

    A team designing a Web-enhanced third-year medical education didactic curriculum based their course planning and evaluation activities on the Institute for Higher Education Policy's (2000) 24... More

    pp. 59-86

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  4. Designing Multimedia for Meaningful Online Teaching and Learning

    Krista P. Terry, Peter E. Doolittle, Stephanie B. Scheer & Andrea McNeill

    The development of distance and distributed learning environments on college campuses has created a need to reconsider traditional approaches to teaching and learning by integrating research and... More

    pp. 87-104

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  5. Distance Learning Interactions: Implications for Design

    Samuel S. Perkins & Victoria A. Giordano

    The authors report the findings of a study conducted on a dually listed undergraduate/graduate distance learning course for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). They... More

    pp. 105-117

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  6. Supporting Self-Regulation in Distributed Learning Environments with Web-Based Pedagogical Tools: An Exploratory Study

    Anastasia Kitsantas & Nada Dabbagh

    The authors examined whether Web-based pedagogical tools (WBPT) supported the use of self-regulatory processes with 80 college students enrolled in distributed learning courses. Using an online... More

    pp. 119-142

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  7. A Hypermedia Learning Environment That Supports Knowledge Construction and Affords Opportunities for Self-Regulated Learning

    Menucha Birenbaum

    Web-based learning environments are often criticized for being driven by technology rather than by learning theories. The author created a learning environment consisting of online and offline... More

    pp. 143-166

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  8. Enhancing Learning Outcomes: The Internet Mirror Model

    Robert S. Stephenson

    The author redesigned an undergraduate physiology course using a novel Internet mirror model: parallel lecture and Internet-based sections conducted so that students can move freely from one to the... More

    pp. 167-186

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  9. Efficacy of Various Media Types in Web-Assisted Learning in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum

    Jonathan E. Thompson

    It is generally assumed that the inclusion of rich audio/visual presentations in Web-based tutorials will increase student performance. Limited data exist that either support this theory or... More

    pp. 187-209

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  10. Constructive and Disruptive "Ad Hoc" Communities in Higher Distance Education: An Analysis of Synchronous and Asynchronous Settings

    Paula Furr, Karen McFerrin & Frank Fuller

    Distance education fosters new kinds of collaboration--some intended, others unintended--among students and between students and instructors in college classes. The authors report the incidental... More

    pp. 211-229

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  11. Leading from Within: Teaching Leadership and Spirituality Online

    Lou Stenger

    The author discusses the relationship of spirituality, leadership, and the values-centered mission of Regis University in the context of an online course within the master's in nonprofit management... More

    pp. 231-241

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  12. Teaching Online: The Journey of an Early Adopter

    Mary R. Sudzina

    This reflective case study traces the journey of an early adopter over almost a decade of online teaching and learning. The author uses specific examples to discuss issues of technology, pedagogy, ... More

    pp. 243-264

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