Search results for author:"Kathryn Hershey"
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Central Michigan University
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 ...
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 ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (2004) pp. 25–55
Institutions of higher education are faced with the challenge of developing faculty who are ready, willing, and able to teach online. Standard approaches towards faculty development often miss the dynamic and complex relationship between content,...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
Institutions of higher education must find ways to develop the expertise needed to teach in the online world. Rather than address the technology as a separate set of skills that can be addressed separately through workshops, this paper makes the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 688–692
We describe an approach to faculty development that brings together senior education faculty and graduate students to design online learning environments. This approach forces course designers to confront beliefs about what constitutes good teaching,...