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Number of papers: 16

  1. Problem-Based Learning Assessment for Information Systems Courses

    Willie Yip & Ahmad Ghafarian

    A promising recent development in tertiary education involves the application of problem-based learning as a curricular vehicle to develop student talent. Problem-based learning (PBL) is common in ... More

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  2. The Use of Hypertext and Animation for Online Learning

    Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Ashu Guru & Patricia M. Hain

    The research presented in this paper examines the effect of hypertext and animation in the context of online learning. With an increasing number of online courses and degrees offered through the... More

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  3. Training Students in Distributed Collaboration: Experiences from Two Pilot Projects

    Bjorn Erik Munkvold & Lars Line

    Distributed collaboration supported by different forms of information and communication technologies (ICT) is becoming increasingly widespread. Effective realization of technology supported,... More

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  4. The Use of Social Translucence in a Distance Education Support Environment

    Nicolau Reinhard, Wilson Yonezawa & Eduardo Martins Morgado

    This paper presents a Web-based environment (Web-course) designed for large groups distance learning programs in which students may benefit from the availability of large user and information bases... More

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  5. Towards a Knowledge Management Model for the Information Management Curricula

    Dennis Dunn & Ray Hackney

    The growth of interest in all things knowledge management (KM) is exponential. Developments of products and ideas, fueled by a newly designated knowledge community, is happening at such speed that ... More

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  6. Towards a Research Model for Distance Education-Contributions from the Telecommuting Literature

    Geoffrey N. Dick

    This paper draws on an extensive review of literature associated with telecommuting and looks at features that might affect the offering and take-up of distance education, particularly distance... More

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  7. Teaching for Learning in IS Education: Assessing the Effectiveness of Small Group Problem-Solving/Discussion Events in Large Class Teaching

    Annette Jones

    This paper considers how active learning events in the form of problem solving/discussion events can be combined with the traditional lecture to better support good teaching and student learning in... More

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  8. Online Courses and Collaborative Learning: Underlying Philosophies and Practices

    Tim S. Roberts, Celia T. Romm & David Jones

    The purpose of this paper is to draw a distinction between the use of group work and subgroup work in the delivery of online courses, and along the way to pose the question "What should be the... More

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  9. The Radical Model--A Painless Way To Teach On-Line

    C Romm & W Taylor

    The information technology/information systems (IT/IS) education sector needs to come up with creative ways of thinking about on-line education. In this paper, the major themes in the literature on... More

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  10. Improving Teaching Effectiveness Understanding and Leveraging Prior Knowledge for Student Learning

    Annette Jones, Nelly Todorova & John Vargo

    The prior knowledge that a student brings into the lecture is one of the major factors influencing teaching effectiveness. It is therefore important that lecturers are able to ascertain the level... More

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  11. Program Assessment in an Undergraduate Information Systems Program: Prospects for Curricular and Programmatic Enhancement

    James B. Pick & Jeff Kim

    This paper offers an assessment model approach for program assessment of Information Systems (IS) undergraduate programs. The paper presents the case example of results of program assessment for... More

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  12. University Internet Services: Problems and Opportunities

    Dien D. Phan & Jim Q. Chen

    This paper presents the findings of a study on the use of World Wide Web among students at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, USA. The paper explores problems and challenges on campus Web... More

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  13. Asynchronous Learning Tools in the Traditional Classroom--A Preliminary Study on Their Effect

    James E. Novitzki

    Asynchronous learning (ASL) tools are being used at colleges and universities in many countries around the world, but the majority of implementations are to enhance or support the traditional... More

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  14. Experiential Learning in the Introductory MIS Class: Interviews with IT Professionals

    Margaret T. O'Hara & Charlotte Stephens

    Students enter the introductory Management Information Systems (MIS) class having heard all the hype regarding the information technology (IT) profession, but often knowing little of the realities.... More

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  15. The Learning Effectiveness of Instructional Technologies: Results from Pilot Studies

    Katia Passerini & Mary J. Granger

    This paper responds to calls for further research on learning effectiveness of instructional technologies by comparing 'learning' and 'attitudes' across three instructional environments (multimedia... More

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  16. Metacognitive Miscalibration and Underachievement in a Computer Literacy Course: Some Preliminary Observations

    Deborah K. Smith, William Wittman & C Bryan Foltz

    Metacognition, literally thinking about thinking, is a term used by cognitive psychologists to refer to our ability to monitor our own performance on cognitive tasks. The term also addresses the... More

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