Search results for author:"Kathryn Dirkin"
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Central Michigan University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 176–178
In online course development the structures of the technologies we use can facilitate the compartmentalization of learning. You have your discussion forums over in one location and your content in another. The experience of education can get lost in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3682–3685
Abstract: This paper describes a pilot project that relied on multiple strategies to support undergraduate students’ understanding of technology integration. The collaborative project involved undergraduate students, current teachers, and faculty...
Three professors teaching online: The realization of teaching@perspectives (2008) pp. 1–164
Online learning is making immense inroads into higher education. By 2005 overall college and university enrollment in fully online courses reached 3.2 million, a nearly 35% increase from 2004 (Allen & Seaman, 2006). Most research on faculty teaching ...
Values, Beliefs, and Perspectives: Teaching Online within the Zone of Possibility Created by Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3811–3817
This study explores the transactional relationship between three professors’ beliefs and values about teaching and learning and the course management system within which their beliefs were manifested. This study used a qualitative design with a...
Evaluation of a Digital Teaching and Learning Professional Development Program: Not a Revolution, but an Evolution
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 468–474
This paper is a program evaluation study of a personalized 10-month digital teaching and learning professional development program designed for K-12 educators. Grounded theory techniques were used on program documentation and interviews to examine...
Topics: faculty development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3127–3132
The purpose of this paper is to describe the impact on preservice teachers’ technological, pedagogical, and content area knowledge when an educational technology course teams up with a reading methods course around an authentic activity. Our results ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2179–2184
This paper presents a work in progress. Traditionally, uses of podcasts often involve capturing a face-to-face lecture. In this paper, we discuss using a curated list of podcasts to introduce a social justice educational perspective into history...
Topics: social studies education
All or Nothing: Levels of Sociability of a Pedagogical Software Agent and its Impact on Student Perceptions and Learning
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 113–127
This paper reports the results of an experimental study on multimedia learning environments, which investigated the impact that increasing the social behaviors of a pedagogical agent has on students' perceptions of social presence, their perceptions ...
To Teach and Serve: Reimagining a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology in the Midst of Pandemic Pedagogy
Innovate Learning Summit 2020 (Nov 03, 2020) pp. 611–617
On March 10, 2020, as “triage teaching” and “pandemic pedagogy” struck Michigan, as it had other states and nations, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued her first executive order related to COVID-19 (Whitmer, 2020a). Over time schools were finally told ...
Is the Movie Better than the Book? Differences in Engagement and Delayed Recall of Video and Text Cases in Science
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4196–4201
Abstract: In this investigation we assessed whether different formats of media influenced participants' engagement and recall of narrative cases of people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. For each of the personal case-narratives used in the study, we...