ERIC Number: ED508893
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
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Selected Styles in Web-Based Educational Research
Mann, Bruce, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
"Selected Styles in Web-Based Educational Research" is concerned with the most common research styles in Web-based teaching or learning. It is intended for practitioners, educators and students, who wish to learn how to conduct research in online teaching and learning, and helps define style in educational research methodology. To enhance understanding, the writing style is conversational with detailed learning objectives, activities, procedures and illustrations to help the reader understand several common research styles. This book contains 29 chapters: (1) Research Styles and the Internet (Bruce Mann); (2) Research on Educational Technology Policy in the United States, Australia, Canada and the European Union (Bruce Mann); (3) Technology Adoption and the Internet (Bruce Mann); (4) Narrowing the Focus (Scott Reid); (5) Case Study Research and Online Learning (Bruce Mann); (6) An Intrinsic, Quantitative Case Study of WebCT Developers (Bruce Mann); (7) Qualitative Case Method and Web-Based Learning (Sandra Hansmann); (8) Online Assessment in Programming Courses (Denise Woit and David Mason); (9) Action Research with Internet Communications Tools (Bruce Mann); (10) Self-Assessment During Online Discussion (Ruth Guo); (11) Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning (George Buck); (12) Action Research with Internet Database Tools (Bruce Mann); (13) Designing Effective Online Educational Literature Searches (Robert Sandieson, Jack Hourcade and Val Sharpe); (14) Technical Research for Improving Web-Based Instructional Artifacts (Edward Brown); (15) Assessment of Students by a Teacher with a Hand Held Device and a Networkable Database (C. Newhouse); (16) Conducting Formative Evaluations of Online Instructional Materials (Bruce Mann); (17) Strategies to Collect and Use Online Student Feedback (Denise Stockley); (18) Experimental Research and the Internet (Bruce Mann); (19) The Impact of Internet Learning Technology (Genevieve Johnson and Genevieve Howell); (20) Effects of Anonymity and Accountability During Online Peer Assessment (Gunita Wadhwa, Henry Schulz and Bruce Mann); (21) Can Seventh Graders Learn Fractions from a Web-Based Pedagogical Agent? Using Comparison Groups Three Times Over Several Weeks (Shannon Adams, Bruce Mann and Henry Schulz); (22) Proposal to Conduct Experimental Research on the Effects of Language Style and Voice Type of a Pedagogical Agent on Fifth Grade Learning and Motivation (Paul Wirth); (23) Alternative Approaches to Assessment with Online Technologies (Catherine McLoughlin and Joe Luca); (24) Knowledge Construction Online (Mike Grenfell); (25) Conducting Qualitative Educational Research on the Internet (Bruce Mann); (26) Critical Virtual Ethnography (Mike Grenfell); (27) Virtual Ethnography and Discourse Analysis (Bruce Mann); (28) Correlations Research and the Internet (Bruce Mann); and (29) Using Structural Equations to Validate a New, Integrated Model of Web-Based Learning (Arshad Ahmad).
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Language Usage, Educational Research, Action Research, Research Methodology, Online Courses, Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, Internet, Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Web Based Instruction, Instructional Design, Computer Assisted Testing, Programming, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Databases, Student Evaluation, Handheld Devices, Formative Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Accountability, Correlation, Structural Equation Models
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