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- Improving Instructor Presence in an Online Introductory Astronomy Course through Video Demonstrations. Miller, Scott T.; Redman, Stephen L. // Astronomy Education Review;Aug2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p010115-1
We created a series of videos for an online introductory astronomy course at the Pennsylvania State University in part to address the lack of personal presence in online courses. Based on surveys administered to the students during the semester, we found that these videos were effective in...
- Moving Students Toward Autonomous Online Learning. // Online Classroom;Mar2005, p3
Presents a study on the importance of autonomous online learning for students. Resistance of students to the online portion of online courses; Transformation of students during the study; Transition of students to autonomous online learning.
- Blended Learning Design Considerations. // Online Classroom;Mar2005, p8
Provides tips on how to coordinate a blended online learning. Provision of tacit commitment to the power of online learning activities; Expression of reciprocity; Need to provide students with flexibility associated with distance learning.
- Engagement Is the Key to Online Learning Success. // Online Classroom;Dec2006, p3
The article highlights the importance of student engagement to a successful online learning course. To get students engaged and doing more than they might do in a comparable face-to-face course, an online learning course needs to be interesting, features a variety of learning activities, and...
- Multimodal Curriculum Delivery in Distance Education. King, Cathy; Fricker, Bill // Journal of Distance Education;Fall2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p102
This article focuses on the results from several evaluations of a pilot Realtime Writing Program as part of a CANARIE Learning project called BELLE (Broadband Enabled Lifelong Learning Environment). The program, the first of its kind in Canada, was offered to students across the province of...
- Responded! // T+D;Sep2001, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p81
Focuses on the response to Electronic Learning article of Samantha Chapnick. Effectiveness of desktop training using electronic learning; Reasons why people prefer traditional classes; Evaluation of the options before using electronic learning.
- Understanding Student Perceptions of Online Learning. // Online Classroom;Sep2005, p1
Outlines assumptions many students make about online learning. Belief that online courses are easier than face-to-face courses; Assumption that assignments can be completed anytime and anywhere; Notion that the instructor will be always and instantly available.
- The Effects of Learning Preferences and Instructional Content Delivery Methods on Pharmacy Student Learning: Evaluation of a Computer Animation Pharmacology Tutorial. Waldrop, Bruce A.; Lamb, Nathan B.; Luthin, David R. // International Journal of Pharmacy Education & Practice;2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p1
Objective: To develop an interactive computer-assisted learning (CAL) application as a method of instruction for antiplatelet pharmacology and evaluate its effectiveness based on student learning preference. Methods: Second-year pharmacy students completed a personality inventory to assess...
- Does working memory training promote the use of strategies on untrained working memory tasks? Dunning, Darren; Holmes, Joni // Memory & Cognition;Aug2014, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p854
Adaptive computerized training has been associated with significant enhancements in untrained working memory tasks, but the nature of the cognitive changes that underpin these improvements are not yet fully understood. Here, we investigate the possibility that training stimulates the use of...