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Internet and Higher Education

2008 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Data for free: Using LMS activity logs to measure community in online courses

    Erik W. Black, Kara Dawson & Jason Priem

    In the study of online learning community, many investigators have turned attention to automatically logged web data. This study aims to further this work by seeking to determine whether logs of... More

    pp. 65-70

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  2. Investigating faculty decisions to adopt Web 2.0 technologies: Theory and empirical tests

    Haya Ajjan & Richard Hartshorne

    While students are increasing their use of emerging technologies such as text messaging, wikis, social networks, and other Web 2.0 applications, this is not the case with many university faculty.... More

    pp. 71-80

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  3. Factors Related to Breadth of Use in Course Management Systems

    Steven R. Malikowski

    A unique resource in course management systems (CMSs) is that they offer faculty members convenient access to a variety of integrated features. Some features allow faculty members to provide... More

    pp. 81-86

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  4. Interactional coherence in asynchronous learning networks: A rhetorical approach

    Andrew Potter

    Numerous studies have affirmed the value of asynchronous online communication as a learning resource. Several investigations, however, have indicated that discussions in asynchronous environments... More

    pp. 87-97

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  5. The role of student feedback in evaluating and revising a blended learning course

    Linda S. Brew

    A graduate level course in library and information science was revised from face-to-face instruction to a blended learning model utilizing on site, interactive television, and online classes. This ... More

    pp. 98-105

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  6. Mass communication and journalism faculty and their electronic communication with college students: A nationwide examination

    Brigitta R. Brunner, Bradford L. Yates & Jennifer Wood Adams

    Nearly 700 U.S. journalism and mass communication faculty reported their perceptions of student e-mail use via a Web-based survey. This nationwide study focused on content of e-mail received by... More

    pp. 106-111

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  7. Web 2.0 authorship: Issues of referencing and citation for academic integrity

    Kathleen Gray, Celia Thompson, Rosemary Clerehan, Judithe Sheard & Margaret Hamilton

    Web 2.0 authoring forms such as wikis and blogs, social bookmarking, and audio and video podcasting pose a challenge to academic authorship traditions. This paper reviews the provisions made in... More

    pp. 112-118

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  8. Levels of interaction and proximity: Content analysis of video-based classroom cases

    Ugur Kale

    This study employed content analysis techniques to examine video-based cases of two websites that exemplify learner-centered pedagogies for pre-service teachers to carry out in their teaching... More

    pp. 119-128

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