ERIC Number: EJ836923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching Statistics Online in a Blended Learning Environment
Rynearson, Kimberly; Kerr, Marcel S.
Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v17 n1 p71-94 Sep 2005
Several versions of a Web-based graduate-level course in statistics are described. In the final version, the experiential aspects of a face-to-face course in statistics are maintained through frequent interaction between the instructor and students using digital video lectures that depict real-time statistical computations. The use of text-based explanations, two-way interactive television technology, interactive whiteboard technology, and videos created from VHS recordings also are discussed within a recently described framework for evaluating the instructional effectiveness of new media.
Descriptors: Statistics, Instructional Effectiveness, Television, Online Courses, Graduate Study, Interaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Models, Teaching Methods
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Education Level: Higher Education
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