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Rakes, Glenda C.; Dunn, Karee E. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2015
Little is known about the degree to which teachers are interested in or value online K-12 education. This is an unfortunate gap in the literature, as online education has been and continues to be a swiftly growing component of the K-12 learning community. This exploratory study sought to measure K-12 preservice and inservice teacher concerns about…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Elementary Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2015
In this study, online graduate students participated in four brief online self-regulatory trainings for self-efficacy, achievement goal orientation, learning strategies, and attributional thinking. These variables are critical to success in learning environments, but perhaps even more so in the online academic environment (Rakes, Dunn, &…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Electronic Learning, Self Management, Training
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Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C.; Rakes, Thomas A. – Distance Education, 2014
Academic help-seeking is an invaluable learning strategy that has not yet received much attention in the distance education research literature. The asynchronous nature of distance education and many online courses presents an inherent roadblock to help-seeking. The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of academic self-regulation,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Help Seeking, Distance Education, Asynchronous Communication
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Rakes, Glenda C. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2008
One continuing concern associated with online courses is assessment of student performance. One option for online assessment is the use of open book tests. This study investigated the impact of training in open book test-taking strategies on student test performance in online, timed, unproctored, open book tests. When the tutorial was required…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Test Format, Test Wiseness
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Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C. – Learning Environments Research, 2011
Influenced by work on learner-centred education, teacher efficacy and teachers' concerns, we conducted an investigation of the influence of 185 preservice teachers' teacher efficacy and concerns on their learner-centred beliefs. Learner-centred beliefs were selected for the purposes of this study as the best indicator of future teaching actions…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
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Rakes, Glenda C.; Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Thomas A. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2013
Online courses are growing at a tremendous rate, and although we have discovered a great deal about teaching and learning in the online environment, there is much left to learn. One variable that needs to be explored further is procrastination in online coursework. In this mixed methods study, quantitative methods were utilized to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Time Management, Self Management, Student Behavior
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Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
In a time where students in the United States academic performance continues to lag behind in the international rankings, a disconcerting phenomenon in concerns literature indicates that pre-service and in-service teachers report low levels of concerns regarding the effect implementation of educational innovations have on students. This study…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Change, Caring
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Dunn, Karee E.; Rakes, Glenda C. – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2010
After more than two decades of concerted effort, less than desirable progress has been made in the integration of effective technology use in the classroom. In many cases computers have entered classrooms, but are used to do little more than support existing teaching practices (i.e. PowerPoint read as lecture). Research suggests that teachers…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Computer Uses in Education
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Rakes, Glenda C.; Dunn, Karee E. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2010
With the rapid growth in online programs come concerns about how best to support student learning in this segment of the university population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of effort regulation, a self-regulatory skill, and intrinsic motivation on online graduate students' levels of academic procrastination, behavior…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Self Motivation, Learning Motivation, Metacognition
Rakes, Glenda C.; Fields, Valerie S.; Cox, Karee E. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2006
This study investigated the relationship between technology use and skills and the use of constructivist instructional practices among teachers in rural schools. Teachers in this study responded to Moersch's instrument, the Levels of Technology Implementation (LoTi). The LoTi was administered to the fourth and eighth grade teachers in 11 school…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Teaching Methods, Computer Uses in Education, Rural Schools
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Rakes, Glenda C.; Casey, Holly B. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discussion of difficulties that teachers have in effectively using technology focuses on a study of prekindergarten through secondary school teachers that analyzed their concerns toward the use of instructional technology using the Stages of Concern Questionnaire. Results indicated that personal concerns and personal consequences were the most…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Needs, Instructional Effectiveness
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Rakes, Glenda C. – TechTrends, 1999
Focuses on teaching visual-literacy skills and multimedia. Discusses using visual images with verbal text to help students remember, helping students communicate by creating visual images, and categories of visual materials. A chart illustrates use of analogical graphics as figures of speech. (AEF)
Descriptors: Illustrations, Information Literacy, Instructional Innovation, Literacy
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Flowers, Beverly F.; Rakes, Glenda C. – Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 2000
This study examined the presence, origins, contents, and purposes of Internet acceptable use policies in 100 selected K-12 schools. Discusses results of descriptive and qualitative analysis of an online survey and content analysis, including areas of liability, online behavior, system integrity, content quality, and consequences of violation of…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Legal Responsibility
Rakes, Glenda C. – Performance and Instruction, 1996
Using computer graphics such as drawings, charts, and figures in textual instruction can enhance learning by providing a spatial concept of what is being read. It is important for instructional designers to determine the specific instructional objectives to be met, what level of comprehension they want learners to achieve, and how to use the…
Descriptors: Charts, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Diagrams
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Rakes, Glenda C.; And Others – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 1995
Argues that instructional activities involving visuals help secondary learners understand and remember what they read. Discusses why and how teachers should use visuals. Presents strategies for using textbook visuals and learner-generated visuals. (SR)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Secondary Education
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