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Internet and Higher Education

2003 Volume 6, Number 2

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Number of articles: 10

  1. A practical framework for evaluating online distance education programs

    Alfred P. Rovai

    The case is presented for distance education administrators that evaluation is an essential element of successful distance education programs. A synthesis of the program evaluation and distance... More

    pp. 109-124

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  2. High-speed Internet use and academic gratifications in the college residence

    Denise Matthews & Lynne Schrum

    A multimethod exploration of undergraduates' high-speed Internet use in residence halls took a uses-and-gratifications approach (U & G) and revealed Internet use as integral to students' lives.... More

    pp. 125-144

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  3. Students' use of content in Web-supported academic courses

    Rafi Nachmias & Limor Segev

    The use of the Internet as an instructional tool in higher education is rapidly increasing. Today, there is an increase in the development of academic course websites with huge amounts of learning ... More

    pp. 145-157

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  4. Measuring quality in online programs

    Susan Y McGorry

    This study investigates the distance education and information technology literature in an attempt to develop a model to measure quality and learning in online courses. The resulting model is the... More

    pp. 159-177

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  5. Distance learning and the minority student: special needs and opportunities

    Jennifer Lagier

    The burgeoning population of immigrants and minorities within the United States coupled with physical and fiscal limitations of educational institutions has fostered an accompanying growth of... More

    pp. 179-184

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  6. Assessing critical thinking and problem solving using a Web-based curriculum for students

    Stacy D Thompson, Lynda Martin, Lynne Richards & Donna Branson

    Critical thinking skills lead to more productive, prepared, and employable students in the workforce. In view of the skills that are necessary when students enter the job market, a Web-based... More

    pp. 185-191

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  7. Teaching a discrete information technology course in a constructivist learning environment: is it effective for Malaysian pre-service teachers?

    Su Luan Wong, Habibah Ab Jalil, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub, Kamariah Abu Bakar & Sai Hong Tang

    The purpose of this research was to measure pre-service teachers' attitudes toward information technology (IT) following their participation in a discrete IT course. The IT course was taught in a... More

    pp. 193-204

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  8. "Writing Hypertext and Learning: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

    Timothy Ellis

    This book edited by Rainere Bromme and Elmar Stahl aims to establish a foundation for the study of the pedagogical value of using the development of hypertext documents as a student assignment. The... More

    pp. 205-6

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  9. Web-Based Training: Creating e-Learning Experiences

    Elizabeth Yagodzinski

    This guide by Margaret Driscoll is for those involved in creation or support of an e-learning program. It covers technical and pedagogical aspects associated with the development and maintenance of... More

    pp. 207-10

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  10. A Product Review of Macromedia Authorware 6.5

    Andrew Potter

    Authorware is Macromedia's powerful feature-rich tool for courseware development. Version 6.5, released in September 2002, introduces new features for usability, extensibility, and accessibility.... More

    pp. 211-13

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