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Western Michigan University
(2006) pp. 1–103
A popular instructional approach for developing problem-solving abilities is case-based instruction (CBI). One limitation of CBI is that problem solvers, especially novices, often fail to recall relevant cases from memory when needed. Analogical...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4806–4811
This study examines a blended learning environment designed for an undergraduate elementary science teacher candidate course. In support of complex teaching competency development, online threaded candidate discussions have been added to the course...
Journal of Faculty Development Vol. 25, No. 2 (May 2011) pp. 24–32
This paper presents the details and examines the outcomes of a professional development program created for instructors who are beyond the novice stage as online instructors, but desire and require further support to develop their online teaching...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2726–2731
Many universities are experiencing a significant increase in the number of professors and instructors that are teaching online. This project represents seeks a better understanding of the challenges professors face as they make this transition by...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 54, No. 4 (August 2006) pp. 355–385
Teamwork skills such as conflict resolution and communication strategies are challenging to teach. The use of stories may help develop these complex skills. Although engagement is generally seen as a key component of learning environments, what...
Innovative Higher Education Vol. 40, No. 4 (August 2015) pp. 305–316
Through this study we sought to gain understanding of the challenges professors face as they make the transition to teaching online. We measured professors' online teaching self-efficacy using survey research methods. Results showed that online...
Gary Miron; Brian Horvitz; Charisse Gulosino; Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Larry Cuban
This national study, which comprehensively reviews 311 virtual schools operating in the United States, finds serious and systemic problems with the nation's full-time cyber schools. Despite virtual schools' track record of students falling behind...
Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Michael K. Barbour; Gary Miron; Charisse Gulosino; Brian Horvitz
This report is the second of a series of annual reports by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on virtual education in the U.S. The NEPC reports contribute to the existing evidence and discourse on virtual education by providing an objective ...