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Collins, Kayla; Grroff, Shannon; Mathena, Cindy; Kupczynski, Lori – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Enrollment in online learning continues to grow in the higher education sector, along with persistent goals dedicated to achieving better student outcomes and lowering attrition rates. Improved student engagement has been shown to possibly reduce attrition rates through a greater sense of connectedness and decreased feelings of isolation among…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Asynchronous Communication, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Callahan, Michael T.; King, Kathleen P. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2018
While higher education institutions seek to increase college admissions' predictions of student success, they have largely overlooked examining possible impacts of online distance education classes completed in high school. Using information from an undergraduate honors program, this study analyzed whether an indicator of undergraduate student…
Descriptors: High Schools, Virtual Classrooms, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Chen, Zhongzhou; Lee, Sunbok; Garrido, Geoffrey – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
The amount of information contained in any educational data set is fundamentally constrained by the instructional conditions under which the data are collected. In this study, we show that by redesigning the structure of traditional online courses, we can improve the ability of educational data mining to provide useful information for instructors.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Organization, Data Analysis, Instructional Design
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Avila, Sandra; Wray, Christina C. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
As subject and distance learning librarians, we have a special interest in supporting our faculty and their needs as they explore alternative and more affordable textbook options for their students. In an increasingly digital environment, there are a wealth of resources available at little or no cost to students. Unfortunately, finding these…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Costs, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing
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Pauna, Matti – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2017
In this paper we describe computer-aided assessment methods used in online Calculus courses and the data they produce. The online learning environment collects a lot of time-stamped data about every action a student makes. Assessment data can be harnessed into use as a feedback, predictor, and recommendation facility for students and instructors.…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Natow, Rebecca S.; Reddy, Vikash; Grant, Markeisha – Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2017
As postsecondary institutions increasingly integrate technology into developmental education, it becomes important to understand how technology is used in these programs, what challenges institutions have encountered relating to the technology, and what considerations institutional leaders take into account when deciding whether and how to…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Semi Structured Interviews, Technology Integration
Poulin, Russell; Straut, Terri Taylor – WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), 2017
The issue of the price and cost of distance education courses has been discussed in the past in numerous publications including the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Education. There is a long-held belief among legislators, governors, and other leaders that distance courses should cost less to produce and deliver. To evaluate the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Hall Giesinger, C.; Adams Becker, S.; Davis, A.; Shedd, L. – New Media Consortium, 2016
Higher education is ripe for innovation. While emerging technological developments such as digital courseware and mobiles apps have made it easier than ever for people to engage with learning resources, significant issues of access and equity persist among students from low-income, minority, single-parent families, and other disadvantaged groups.…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies
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van Beynen, Kaya; Swenson, Camielle – College & Research Libraries, 2016
Student-run Facebook groups offer librarians a new means of interacting with students in their native digital domain. Facebook groups, a service launched in 2010 enables university students to create a virtual forum to discuss their concerns, issues, and promote events. While still a relatively new feature, these groups are increasingly being…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Participation, College Students
Edwards, Virginia B., Ed. – Education Week, 2016
The 2016 edition of "Education Week's" long-¬≠running "Technology Counts" report combines in-depth reporting and insight from an original national survey to reveal teachers' confidence levels in ed tech, how teachers approach integrating technology into the classroom, and decision-making behind tech products. Contents include:…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Teacher Surveys
Viner, Mark; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Educational Technology, 2016
The authors present this interview with Eric Chiang, Associate Professor of Economics, Director of Instructional Technology, and Technology Director for the Online MBA Program at Florida Atlantic University. He has authored 26 peer-reviewed research publications and is the author of "CoreEconomics," an economic principles textbook now in…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Technology, Career Development, Profiles
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Bonnici, Laurie J.; Maatta, Stephanie L.; Klose, M. Katherine; Julien, Heidi; Bajjaly, Stephen – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
This case study examined student preference for delivery mode of online courses in two graduate degree programs in Library and Information Science. Within-group and between-groups comparisons indicated a distinct preference across the institutions. Findings from focus groups conducted with two cohorts of students enrolled in a federally funded…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Graduate Students, Comparative Analysis, Focus Groups
Stokes-Beverley, Christine; Simoy, Ian – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education believes it is important that all programs responsible for pre-service teacher training prepare all graduates to effectively select, evaluate, and use appropriate technologies and resources to create experiences that advance student engagement and learning. We call upon leaders of teacher preparation programs to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Clark, Renee M.; Kaw, Autar; Besterfield-Sacre, Mary – Advances in Engineering Education, 2016
Blended, flipped, and semi-flipped instructional approaches were used in various sections of a numerical methods course for undergraduate mechanical engineers. During the spring of 2014, a blended approach was used; in the summer of 2014, a combination of blended and flipped instruction was used to deliver a semi-flipped course; and in the fall of…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
Allen Carbonell, Patricia – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The previously untested effect of animated podcasting employed as an online reading instructional strategy was quantitatively tested on Florida Latino college student online reading comprehension. The problem addressed whether podcasting, incorporating mindfulness, as an online instructional strategy might have an effect on students' reading…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Online Courses, Hispanic American Students, College Students
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