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Internet and Higher Education

July 2011 Volume 14, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. College students’ conceptions of context-aware ubiquitous learning: A phenomenographic analysis

    Pei-Shan Tsai, Chin-Chung Tsai & Gwo-Haur Hwang

    The purpose of this study was to explore students' conceptions of context-aware ubiquitous learning (u-learning). The students participated in a u-learning exercise using PDAs equipped with RFID... More

    pp. 137-141

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  2. The effects of electronic portfolio tools on online students' perceived support and cognitive load

    Craig E. Shepherd & Doris U. Bolliger

    Although distance educators are adopting electronic portfolios (eportfolios) for purposes of assessment and collaboration, some researchers question their utility in these venues. In a setting... More

    pp. 142-149

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  3. An investigation of Taiwan University students' perceptions of online academic help seeking, and their web-based learning self-efficacy

    Kun-Hung Cheng & Chin-Chung Tsai

    This study was conducted to investigate Taiwan University students' perceptions (including experience, confidence and preference) of online academic help seeking (OAHS) and students' level of web... More

    pp. 150-157

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  4. Examining the relationship among student perception of support, course satisfaction, and learning outcomes in online learning

    Sang Joon Lee, Sandhya Srinivasan, Trudian Trail, David Lewis & Samantha Lopez

    Support for student learning is a key element in optimizing student learning experiences in any learning environment and its importance has been widely discussed. This study looked at student... More

    pp. 158-163

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  5. A comparison of student satisfaction and value of academic community between blended and online sections of a university-level educational foundations course

    Richard C. Overbaugh & Christine E. Nickel

    This pre-test/post-test study explores students' ( More

    pp. 164-174

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  6. Convenience or credibility? A study of college student online research behaviors

    J. Patrick Biddix, Chung Joo Chung & Han Woo Park

    The purpose of this study was to investigate where students turn for course-related assignments, whether an ordered pattern could be described in terms of which sources students turn to and how... More

    pp. 175-182

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  7. Assessing metacognition in an online community of inquiry

    Zehra Akyol & D. Randy Garrison

    Metacognition is an important aspect of human intelligence and higher learning. There is the recognition that metacognition is not just a private internal activity but also socially situated. In... More

    pp. 183-190

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  8. Integrating to learn and learning to integrate: A case study of an online master's program on science–mathematics integration for middle school teachers

    Mimi Miyoung Lee, Jennifer Chauvot, Brian Plankis, Julie Vowell & Shea Culpepper

    iSMART (Integration of Science, Mathematics, and Reflective Teaching) Program is an online science and mathematics integrated graduate program for middle school teachers across the state of Texas. ... More

    pp. 191-200

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