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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 96 (2002) pp. 37–45
Learning in cyberspace requires participation, motivation, and self-direction; it can be a transformative experience. The context of online learning has an interactive dimension (situated cognition, reflective practice) and a structural dimension ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3070–3073
As online courses become more prevalent in higher education programs, instructors begin to explore which teaching strategies are more effective to facilitate student learning based on different learning styles. One teaching strategy that is commonly ...
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 113 (2007) pp. 5–11
This chapter provides guidelines for understanding the online environment and the use of online teaching strategies.
(2001) pp. 1–150
The rapid expansion of online teaching in higher education in the last few years has required instructors to rethink how to design and deliver instruction to adult learners because teaching in a computer-mediated environment when no face-to-face...
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 113 (2007) pp. 87–91
This chapter summarizes and synthesizes the major emphases from the previous chapters, examining their practical implications in online education and suggesting future directions for the practice of adult and continuing education.
Adult Education Quarterly Vol. 57, No. 1 (2006) pp. 26–45
This phenomenological study investigated the meaning of the online teaching experience of college faculty when there was an absence of physical presence. Findings show that the online experience brings new dimensions to the teaching practice when...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2290–2297
This paper presents a design process for creating learning objects using a variety of software programs. The design process was used in a practicum course offered at a Midwest university in the United States. The course provided an opportunity for...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3072–3081
The importance of the concept of presence in online education cannot be ignored. In the online environment, presence takes on new meaning. This paper addresses this new meaning based on the dynamic interplay of thinking, feeling, and creating...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1913–1922
Participation in online education continues to grow in the United States. However, concerns for online student retention and factors for student persistence must be considered. This paper presents a study that investigated motivation and support...
American Sign Language Learning Objects in Four Formats: Web, CD-ROM, Knowledge Repository, and Handheld Device
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3194–3195
This poster session will address the development and implementation of learning objects as an aid for American Sign Language instruction. The learning objects were created in four formats: Web, CD-ROM, knowledge repository, and handheld device to...
Topics: Learning Objects
Educational Considerations Vol. 33, No. 1 (2005) pp. 32–38
Online learning, also referred to as distance education in this article, involves a variety of approaches, such as making resources available electronically and creating rich, interactive online experiences with class activities using Web tools...
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 101 (2004) pp. 69–81
The digital divide is leaving millions disenfranchised from the opportunity to use technology to change their lives and to participate fully in democracy, in their own communities, and in today's job market.
Social Networking Websites: Spaces for Creating and Maintaining Social and Cultural Identity and Much More
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3265–3273
This study investigated the use of Facebook and Orkut by a group of immigrants in the U.S. with the purpose of understanding if these social networking environments fostered social and cultural identity of participants. Findings suggest that...
Online Course on Children’s Literature Focused on Latin American/Latino Cultural Heritage: Student Experience and Implications for Practice
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2177–2184
Given that Latinas/os make up the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., according to the 2000 U.S. Census, classroom teachers increasingly are in need of meaningful resources and learning strategies for students of Latin American heritage....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1104–1107
The word "portal" has become a trendy term when referring to interactive and personalized access to a variety of resources and tools. The question is how to design a portal with a set of resources that changes over time, engages the professional...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 368–375
Health literacy is often overlooked in the design of educational materials. This paper describes a collaborative instructional design process that used health literacy principles to create a curriculum for caregivers of children with special...
Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in The Americas 2007 (2007)
The processes used when developing a survey instrument for research studies are equally as important when developing a survey for evaluation purposes. This paper presents the steps involved in the development and validation of a survey instrument...
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (2000) pp. 132–44
This article first defines instructional technology and provides examples for early childhood special education in general, identifies current issues in higher education, and then identifies specific instructional designs, strategies, and media...