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An Evaluation of Web Conferencing in Online Teacher Preparation

Dennis R. Knapczyk, Timothy J. Frey, Wendy Wall-Marencik
2005 Teacher Education and Special Education  
More and more colleges and universities are utilizing web-based instruction to meet the educational needs of teachers seeking certification in special education, and effective course design strategies  ...  We found that web conferencing was perceived as a very effective delivery format for offering coursework and other professional development experiences to mid-career changers and teachers on limited licenses  ...  This size seemed to provide enough diversity in learner background and experience to establish a solid base for large group interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1177/088840640502800205 fatcat:phtg5z3vvncsfkr22zf5ogagnq

Design-grounded assessment: A framework and a case study of Web 2.0 practices in higher education

Yu-Hui Ching, Yu-Chang Hsu
2011 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
Thirty-seven online graduate students participated in a small-group collaborative concept mapping activity using Web 2.0 applications (e.g.  ...  </span>Webspiration<span>) to construct sophisticated understanding of instructional design processes.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Dr Ross Perkins for designing the early version of the collaborative concept mapping activity.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.931 fatcat:tgps6efxbnhyjal5gfrjqxebxy

Technology supported facilitation and assessment of small group collaborative learning in large 1st year classes

Gwendolyn A. Lawrie, Lawrence R. Gahan, Kelly E. Matthews, Gabriela C. Weaver, Chantal Bailey, Peter Adams, Lydia J. Kavanagh, Phillip D. Long, Matthew Taylor
2014 Journal of Learning Design  
Facilitation and assessment of these tasks was perceived as too complex and time consuming for a single instructor to complete manually, so a web-based task management technology was developed.  ...  Interdisciplinary scenario-inquiry tasks have been designed for small group work in a large science cohort, informed by literature and current pedagogical practices relating to the integration of collaborative  ...  Online interdisciplinary scenario-inquiry tasks for active learning in large, first year STEM courses).  ... 
doi:10.5204/jld.v7i2.204 fatcat:iyt7lgw2offjbhfiwgf3xqp5ve

Page 3464 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 91, Issue 9 [page]

2004 Psychological Abstracts  
—Although it has become very common to use World Wide Web-based information in many education- al settings, there has been little research on how to better search and organize Web-based information.  ...  (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Beck- man Institute, Urbana, IL) Concept mapping your Web searches: A design rationale and Web-enabled application.  ... 

A Case Study of the Introductory Psychology Blended Learning Model at McMaster University

Faria Sana, Barbara Fenesi, Joseph Kim
2011 Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  
Blended learning refers to mixed modes of instruction that combine traditional face-to-face classroom teaching methods and online learning materials.  ...  need for course scheduling flexibility).  ...  A blended learning design allows for flexible content delivery to a large audience while still fostering face-to-face contact essential for a robust learning experience (Rovai & Jordan, 2004) .  ... 
doi:10.5206/cjsotl-rcacea.2011.1.6 fatcat:rqwany7v2bfu5fwyq2jmta5npm

Designing Authentic Learning Activities to Train Pre-Service Teachers About Teaching Online

Tian Luo, Alexander Murray, Helen Crompton
2017 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
It appears that web-based tools were beneficial as the pre-service teachers designed their own K-12 online classes.  ...  Using a design-based research methodology, the researchers were involved in planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating the higher education class across two macro cycles.  ...  The pre-service teachers were told to use Weebly, a web-based drag-and-drop website builder, to build a month-long online course for that student.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v18i7.3037 fatcat:zpk2wncpyza25oprifuhdoejby

On-Line Project-Based Peer Assessed Competitions as an Instructional Strategy in Higher Education

Ronen Hammer, Miki Ronen, Dan Kohen-Vacs
2012 Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning  
Project-based team competition is a well established instructional strategy with a sound constructivist rationale.  ...  Most students (72%) reacted favorably to the challenge of exposing their artifacts to peer judgments and believed that as a result of anticipating such judgments they invested more effort and thus improved  ...  The Web-Based Competition: Design and Enactment The online competition activities explored in this study were conducted with CeLS (Collaborative e-Learning Structures), a web-based environment for designing  ... 
doi:10.28945/1735 fatcat:jmzzm5wzbrectm5wgxfiiiyvii

Technology-Based Literacy Instruction For English Language Learners

Erin L. White, Sharlett Gillard
2011 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
There is a growing need to implement an alternative and viable solution in U.S.  ...  This article examines various technology-based solutions, and their potential impact.  ...  Several programs, web-based interventions, and applications for mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPad2, have been developed as a result.  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v8i6.4280 fatcat:hsurdq7axrfgtnfkrx2zz2j54i

Blending in the Bronx: The Dimensions of Hybrid Course Development at Bronx Community College

Howard Wach, Laura Broughton, Stephen Powers
2011 Online Learning  
To support the growth of its blended courses, Bronx Community College (BCC) initated a faculty development program.  ...  This paper describes the program including Workshop Activities, Peer Mentoring, Instructional Technology Tutors, and Documentation and Assessment.  ...  For this last group, we designed an alternative, less intensive program.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v15i1.187 fatcat:wynd66fykbgunds66s7n6f67oi

Web-based peer assessment: feedback for students with various thinking-styles

S.S.J. Lin, E.Z.F. Liu, S.M. Yuan
2001 Journal of Computer Assisted Learning  
This study used aptitude treatment interaction design to examine how feedback formats (specific vs. holistic) and executive thinking styles (high vs. low) affect web-based peer assessment.  ...  This study suggests that future web-based peer assessment adopts a specific feedback format for all students. assessment system (NetPeas, Liu et al., 1999).  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the National Science Council of the Republic of China for financially supporting this research under Contract Nos.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.0266-4909.2001.00198.x fatcat:htw37dcjsvc63mdeokjzdnxvlq

Shifting paradigms: teaching, learning and Web 2.0

Alison Hicks, Alison Graber, Meagan Bowler
2010 Reference Services Review  
It provides a common conceptual framework of teaching and learning theory for librarians to use when implementing Web 2.0 tools and applications.  ...  paper discusses applications of Web 2.0 designed to improve student and faculty engagement in the research process. • Value: This paper offers insights into rethinking current conceptions of Web 2.0 based  ...  Providing opportunities for students to work in collaborative groups during information literacy instruction sessions creates time for peer to peer conversations about research and information sources.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00907321011090764 fatcat:ecwmsuhpkjgetmvlqua2ebfmsu

Learner Support in Distance and Networked Learning Environments: Ten Dimensions for Successful Design

Catherine McLoughlin
2002 Distance Education  
range of learning settings, and to offer principles for the design of learning support that can be applied across a range of instructional settings.  ...  Increasingly, as learners utilize the World Wide Web for collaborative learning, support systems contribute to the processes of learning and assist the learner in developing competencies and con dence  ...  The dimensions are intended to serve as a set of benchmarks based on constructivist principles which guide the design of instructional scaffolds.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0158791022000009178 fatcat:gwm46pf5onetvb4ifujqpiobo4

Developing and Using a Guide to Assess Learning Resource Quality in Educational Digital Libraries [chapter]

Heather Leary, Sarah Giersch, Andrew Walker, Mimi Recker
2011 Digital Libraries - Methods and Applications  
The authors would like to thank the study participants for their time and assistance, as well as members of the Instructional Architect research group.  ...  This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0554440, and Utah State University.  ...  Context The Instructional Architect The Instructional Architect is a simple, web-based authoring tool designed to help K-12 teachers find, design, and use online learning resources in their classrooms  ... 
doi:10.5772/14972 fatcat:vcmlnaoqxfa43cxb2i7nlmrjmu

Extraction, Processing and Visualization of Peer Assessment Data in Moodle

Chaparro-Peláez, Iglesias-Pradas, Rodríguez-Sedano, Acquila-Natale
2019 Applied Sciences  
This research paper details the architecture design, configuration, and use of the application, and proposes an initial validation of the tool based on the current peer assessment practices of a group  ...  Situated in the intersection of two emerging trends, online self- and peer assessment modes and learning analytics, this study explores the current landscape of software applications to support peer assessment  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank Ángel Hernández-García and Isabel Rodríguez-Ruiz for their support in the development of MWDEX.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10010163 fatcat:fbf7vuuqejhf7elmtupbjhwjhu

My Pocket Technology: Introducing a Mobile Assisted Inquiry Learning Environment (MAILE) to Promote Inquiries among Secondary Students

Sreelekha Leelamma, Uma Devi Indira
2017 Journal of Education and Learning  
The effectiveness of this innovative approach is determined by comparing the learning effectiveness of an Experimental Group (EG) exposed to the experimental strategy and a Control Group (CG) taught the  ...  This paper introduces the Mobile Assisted Inquiry Learning Environment (MAILE), an Experimental Instructional Strategy (EIS) which employs an inquiry-based learning approach to guide secondary school students  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by the UGC (India) Raman Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research in U.S.A.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v6n3p107 fatcat:kpjsrlpid5dwbaki5qhhwdsogq
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