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Quality in distance education

Gordon Davies, Wendy Doube, Wendy Lawrence-Fowler, Dale Shaffer
2001 Proceedings of the thirty-second SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer Science Education - SIGCSE '01  
face-to-face situation.The panelists come from varying backgrounds, coming from a variety of academic institutions and industry.  ...   The discussion last year at the annual convention of the American Federation of Teachers and the subsequent resolution that was passed highlights the concern felt by many about the quality of distance  ...  Yet, many large-scale distance education efforts rely much more on paper and less on Web-based or other computing technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1145/364447.364755 dblp:conf/sigcse/DaviesDLS01 fatcat:romslhzwfnc2xgdglngprmq6ve

Use of multi-modal media and tools in an online information literacy course: College students' attitudes and perceptions

Hsin-Liang Chen, James Patrick Williams
2009 The journal of academic librarianship  
Multi-modal media objects and communication tools are needed to strengthen course interactions and student engagement. 3 Use of multi-modal media and tools in an online information literacy course: College  ...  Significant relationships are found among computer skills, teaching materials, communication tools and learning experience.  ...  The investigators have identified several factors to contribute to the design and evaluation of web-based courses, specifically a course on the subject of technology and information literacy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2008.10.021 fatcat:dhdoofuo35ccdoyrl2qf6uivca

Exploring a Web-Based Pedagogical Model to Enhance GIS Education

Richard Lisichenko, Fort Hays State University
2010 Journal of STEM Teacher Education  
Ultimately, the quality of web-based documentation would be based on the pragmatic approach of whether or not students could complete documented GIS technical tasks whenever asked.  ...  There are a variety of successful instances of utilizing models or frameworks. A major concept in web-based pedagogy is Just-in-Time (JIT) education.  ... 
doi:10.30707/jste47.3lisichenko fatcat:fdafsqetxvag7knenwnd27d46u

Web engineering: new discipline, new educational challenges

Symeon Retalis, Yannis Psaromiligkos, Paris Avgeriou
2000 Information Services and Use  
People wishing to develop web applications of high quality need special training on the WebE discipline, which covers a variety of topics. Recently courses on the WebE discipline have arisen.  ...  and maintenance of high quality Web-based systems and applications [11] .  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-2000-202-305 fatcat:4qoqnwd5p5g2plgr57fsbflgae

Educational Web Portals of Higher Education and Their Problems

Kiran Lata Dangwal, Deeksha Mishra
2020 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
This study is based on the experiences students and scholars who are the part of a Facebook page community from all over India and they are engaged in Web-Based Learning and help each other through online  ...  Educational Web Portals provide a variety of eBooks, articles, journals, research papers, online courses, and other educational resources.  ...  user to get high quality and time-efficient experience.  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2020.080207 fatcat:e6d6km3cgjajvoq5ytusvjif3e

The effects of web-based technologies on knowledge transfer

Waymond Rodgers, Solomon Negash
2007 Communications of the ACM  
experience when using web-based services.  ...  Will your web-based domain knowledge and experience influence your choice of products and services?  ...  The overall quality of the Web-based support I use was better than I thought it would be.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1272516.1272523 fatcat:zchk3duwejcsxdynsvqu5v2sda

Best Practices in Web-based Courses: Generational Differences Across Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students

Diane M. Billings, Diane J. Skiba, Helen R. Connors
2005 Journal of Professional Nursing  
This study examines the differences in student perceptions of the use of technology, educational practices, and outcomes between undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Web-based courses.  ...  The outcomes of the study establish benchmarks for quality improvement in online learning.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Robin Zuniga, associate director of the Flashlight Program of the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group of the American Association of Higher Education, for assistance  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2005.01.002 pmid:15806511 fatcat:ypqaig2y5zhyzcfnwh3mf36czm

Evaluating Graduate Students within an Online Literacy Clinic: Providing Practicum Experiences for Candidates Who are Pursuing Graduate Studies in the Reading Teacher Endorsement and the Reading Specialist

Chhanda Islam
2020 International Journal of Applied Science and Technology  
This study explored how technologies and other aspects of an online literacy practicum course delivery worked in terms of supporting the quality of learning and increasing the efficacy of graduate students  ...  Findings revealed that the technologies and other aspects of an online literacy practicum course delivery supported the quality of learning and increased the efficacy of graduate students.  ...  Alongside the adoption of online literacy clinics, future research findings will advance theoretical understanding on how to implement an online course and practicum in a way that expands graduate students  ... 
doi:10.30845/ijast.v10n4p3 fatcat:cqp6hxmj7zbdhfigeonvcrny4i

The Teaching of Quality: Convergent Participation for the Professional Development of Learning Object Designers

Griff Richards, John Nesbit
2004 Revue internationale des technologies en pédagogie universitaire  
In judging the impact on their subsequent design efforts, the most frequent comments indicated that the convergent participation experience provided both an appreciation of the complexity of learning object  ...  Six to nine months later the participants reported favorable outcomes from the experience in their understanding of learning objects, and confidence in determining learning object quality.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the research assistance of Colin Knight.  ... 
doi:10.18162/ritpu.2004.60 fatcat:myciyb7anfcp7fkf7tdn32rbvm

Promising Practices: Improving the Quality of Higher Education for Students with Disabilities

Margo Izzo, Jennifer Hertzfeld, Evette Simmons-Reed, Jennifer Aaron
2001 Disability Studies Quarterly  
A program improvement cycle for increasing the quality of postsecondary programs for students with disabilities is described.  ...  Nine promising practices were selected from a review of promising practices submitted by 21 model demonstration projects that have been charged with improving the quality of postsecondary education for  ...  Web Accessibility Another aspect of technology-based training is web accessibility. Web accessibility is the practice of making web pages usable by all people regardless of disability.  ... 
doi:10.18061/dsq.v21i1.251 fatcat:vdwapz52bzbf5m7eql7itg6d2m

Web based learning environments: Observations from a Web based course in a Malaysian context

Kian-Sam Hong, Kwok-Wing Lai, Derek Holton
2001 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
The Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development (FSKPM), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, experimented with a Web based course, conducted completely on the Web.  ...  Initial observations indicate that it is possible to have quality learning experiences through a Web based course. Students found the course challenging and the learning experience beneficial.  ...  Conclusion In conclusion, initial observations indicate that it is possible to have quality learning experiences through a Web based course.  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.1793 fatcat:o5tulyojnvczzbowgikmdkz7im

The impact of the new technologies in foreign language instruction our experience

Anisoara Pop
2010 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The results are based on a survey of a recent international exploratory workshop on Optimizing the Quality Standard in Higher Education ESP (English for Specific Purposes) organized by Dimitrie Cantemir  ...  , and lack of immediate motivation to communicate in a foreign language and to experience a variety of communicative activities.  ...  We will illustrate how Web 2.0 technology has been successfully used as a supplement for communicative practice in order to increase motivation and experience a variety of communicative activities.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.169 fatcat:mxjqtd47gnfj7l5xv72yob7kwi

Academic Instruction in a Digital World: The Virtual TAU Case

Anat Cohen, Tal Soffer
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
, one-to-one meetings, seminars, help-desk, on-line tutorials, and a support Web site; and research and assessment.  ...  After a decade of intensive implementation, Virtual TAU aims to: enrich campus-wide academic instruction at TAU; use innovative ICTs in academic instruction to improve the quality of learning and teaching  ...  courses enable the accessibility of effective teaching and learning in a variety of disciplines through information sharing and effective applications (each student at the university will experience at  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.02.322 fatcat:cobhc2t7vjgbhdrlbjj3akkv7a

A Case Study of Designing an E-learning Electrical Engineering Course

Sameer Hanna Khader, Akram A. Abu-aisheh
2012 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
Index Terms-E-learning, Blinded learning, On-line learning, WEB based learning.  ...  This paper presents a case study of designing an e-learning course in the field of electrical engineering-Industrial automation program at Palestine Polytechnic University.  ...  programs over the web in a variety of fields [5, 6] .  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v8i3.2103 fatcat:ga4uo6vbjvax7jijh25s7m4zxa

Designing a Self-Assessment Item Repository: An Authentic Project in Higher Education

Dorothy Langley, Miki Ronen
2010 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
The project involved a 3-stage instructional design, linking two courses. In the final stage student teams consulted with lecturers to ensure the quality and relevance of the product.  ...  Her research focuses on the instructional design of interactive learning environments and on the incorporation of technology in the teaching and learning process.  ...  Further research is required to find out the effect of the interaction with students in creating the SAIR on lecturers' conception and organization of their courses and the extent to which the involvement  ... 
doi:10.28945/1169 fatcat:vvwonqfv3zadhfwrjyu465vrdm
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