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MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES, DISTANCE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL TOOLS FOR HIGHER, DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION IN DIGITAL INFORMATION SOCIETIES

Khalil Alsaadat
2020 Zenodo  
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) represent one of the most recent evolutions within this domain, in which courses from a range of institutions, including elite universities, are made open and freely  ...  The continuing maturity of online learning is one of the major educational advancements of the 21st century.  ...  They report on two case studies where cohorts of learners were offered coupons for free certificates to explore how price reductions might influence behavior in MOOC-based online learning settings.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3706329 fatcat:57qmdbacmvhklkkavpzhxcvjym

ENSURING QUALITY IN AN ONLINE DISTANCE COMPUTING COURSE

Auyeung Lai Hung
2005 AAOU Journal  
Results showed that towards the end of the course, statistically significant differences in learners' behaviors were found, e.g., the use of self-assessment activities rose from an average of 1.27 hours  ...  This article describes an illustrative case of an online distance education course in introductory computing which aimed to empower learners by facilitating active learning in an innovative, high quality  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This paper is based on part of the research outcomes of the project University-Wide Webbased Course Delivery Platform, funded by the Teaching Development Grant to the Center for Enhanced  ... 
doi:10.1108/aaouj-01-01-2005-b001 fatcat:nrt2racz6zhirhm7soyfnvvxsi

Editorial – Volume 21, Issue 1

Constance Blomgren
2020 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The first article, "Studying Learner Behavior in Online Courses With Free-Certificate Coupons: Results From Two Case Studies," provides research results that examines the role of incentives and MOOCs.  ...  This research by Littenberg-Tobias, Ruipérez-Valiente, and Reich reveals that both price elasticity and commitment through a certificate track contributed to the case study results.  ...  iii Book reviews provide a helpful synopsis of recent publications, and Faulconer penned her thoughts of the edited book, High-Impact Practices in Online Education.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v21i1.4682 fatcat:ued6muac55fizms6gwjszjbqm4

Enhancing Intrinsic Motivation in Health Promotion and Wellness

Colleen M. Seifert, Larry S. Chapman, Joseph K. Hart, Paul Perez
2012 American Journal of Health Promotion  
OBJECTIVE: Successful weight management relies on at least two health behaviors, eating and exercise. However, little is known about their interaction on a motivational and behavioral level.  ...  RESULTS: Six factors emerged in the EMI-2: health and fitness, social/emotional benefits, weight management, stress management, enjoyment, and appearance.  ...  In many cases, two spaced presentations are about twice as effective as two massed presentations. 39 Other studies have also shown that testing can be a means of improving learning, not just of assessing  ... 
doi:10.4278/ajhp.26.3.tahp pmid:22208425 fatcat:flkbcjjfojc4rcnip5snset7ji

Vol. 2, No. 2, June 2009

Editor ELT
2009 English Language Teaching  
A study focusing on the reactions, receptions and performance of the students on the change in the teaching science and mathematics should be explored.  ...  A study with bigger sampling and diverse geographical location may provide different results.  ...  This misunderstanding results from the lack of understanding of online education.  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v2n2p0 fatcat:x4yt2apsvbgk5oe7roeqgsizby

The Role of the Adult Educator in Eliminating Internal Psychological Barriers in Adult Learning

Maria Pastogianni, Hospital Saint Paul, Marios Koutsoukos, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, ASPETE
2018 Education Quarterly Reviews  
iii Foreword Each year a large number of written documents are generated by NCES staff and individuals commissioned by NCES which provide preliminary analyses of survey results and address technical, methodological  ...  The Working Paper Series was created in order to preserve the information contained in these documents and to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge.  ...  As is clear from the last two examples, when known AE participants are asked about 10 Note that this count is based on surveys, not articles: in some cases, one article reported results from more than  ... 
doi:10.31014/aior.1993.01.01.28 fatcat:wedjuvsybzg5tltm325paaxi3y

Electronic Communication across the Curriculum

Donna Reiss, Dickie Selfe, Art Young
1999 College composition and communication  
C011aboratory is an online learning community supporting a series of courses in the Rainbow Advantage Program at the University of Hawaii.  ...  Lynch reports on what he considers a "failed" use of e-mail discussion lists to integrate "two worlds of activity: two ways of teaching and learning."  ...  course of study.  ... 
doi:10.2307/359052 fatcat:boltxyqpkzcbvnptnqo2oo4q6e

The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal 29.1 (Fall 2016)

Candis Pizzetta
2017 Figshare  
The Researcher, Fall 2016, Vol. 29 No.1"School Violence: The School Environment and Its Impact on Learning" by Brian E. Anderson, Trenia L. Allen, & Patrice R.  ...  of Professional Development in Science: by Nisaa Kirtman & Mehri Fadavi"Community Partnership Curricular Support through a Domestic Violence Forum" by Kristie J.  ...  Two teachers commented on the benefits of adopting new perspectives and introducing new materials; one teacher spoke of this as a result of having more confidence: I was able to present concepts in a new  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.5036135.v1 fatcat:c4cbihsmfnez5fmnac6etdk6lu

A PLA-based privacy-enhancing user modeling framework and its evaluation

Yang Wang, Alfred Kobsa
2012 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
Reconciling personalization with privacy has been a continuing interest in user modeling research. This aim has computational, legal and behavioral/attitudinal ramifications.  ...  The results demonstrate that at least one implementation of our approach is technically feasible with comparatively modest additional resources, even for web sites with the highest traffic today.  ...  The respective privacy enhancement in both studies showed positive effects on users' data sharing and purchase behavior, and on perceptions of the website's privacy practices.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-011-9114-8 fatcat:jhpcqwfyxbfptlu5cbpiorr3ga

On the circuit

2004 Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community  
' with vendor coupons, prizes and other 'free stuff'.  ...  We have many studies but are they opinion-based, behavioral-based or outcome-based?  ...  The range of topics discussed has been broad: from internal marketing, to image; from working in isolation to the role of a librarian in the serials continuum.  ... 
doi:10.1629/1789 fatcat:zu7blb6c7fc55gcutpfrllwqye

Leverage Points for Achieving Sustainable Consumption in Homeowner Energy Use [chapter]

Elizabeth M. B. Doran
2016 Innovations in Home Energy Use: A Sourcebook for Behavior Change  
Because of the foundational perspective of the project as a teaching and learning exercise, the core team who organized this summit was a facultystudent collaborative operating at Duke University in 2014  ...  Acknowledgments xi Introduction Acknowledgments Contributors Following are the contributors and their affiliations at the time of writing.  ...  Of course, the assumptions of use used in such a modeling effort can have a significant impact on the findings and are an important reason to consider human behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3768/rtipress.2015.bk.0015.1512.1 fatcat:gppswxyo4bc5dgs74vimd7pxg4

IMPACT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON EDUCATION SECTOR

Abhinandan
2017 Zenodo  
Based on the results of the study suggestions are given to educational institution and government.  ...  For this purpose, I undertook study to know the impact of ICT on students' achievement and students' motivation.  ...  To bring out a systematic and orderly performance study on DSR is the objective of this research.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4249562 fatcat:6w6uv6sifrakphtw54mainnd2q

Randomized controlled trial of teaching methods: Do classroom experiments improve economic education in high schools?

Gerald Eisenkopf, Pascal A. Sulser
2016 Journal of Economic Education  
Furthermore there is no robust impact of economic training on social preferences, measured as both individual behavior in incentivized decisions or political opinions.  ...  We present results from a field experiments at Swiss high schools in which we compare the effectiveness of teaching methods in economics.  ...  Frey and Meier (2003) provide evidence from a natural setting. They study voluntary donation behavior into two social funds of the University of Zurich.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00220485.2016.1179143 fatcat:qs7sipph4vechb2j7ccnypoypq

Effects of Instructional Videos and Real-life Mathematics Activity on Student Achievement and Attitude in a Community College Transitional Mathematics Course

Kanchan Sharma
2018
This study investigated the effect of instructional videos and real-life activities on the mathematical achievement and attitude of developmental students.  ...  The four mathematics classes in the study received various combinations of real-life activities, instructional videos, and traditional teaching while studying basic concepts such as decimal place value  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This dissertation would not have been possible without the support of my family, friends and professors. First of all, I would like to thank Dr. Philip Smith.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d84474db fatcat:re3fk43qnbfc3hh4rvkw2ljiy4

2020 International Cancer Education Conference Program and Abstracts

2021 Journal of Cancer Education  
: A case study.  ...  A course was developed to equip HCPs to use the principles of health literacy in difficult conversations. This study evaluated the impact of the course.  ...  From the 52 individuals who have received their genetic test results, 56% had negative results and 38% had variants of uncertain significance. 5% of the participants (two individuals) tested positive for  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13187-020-01940-w pmid:33634394 fatcat:nd7amqgjorftdidowpfgavi7qq
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