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Sonntag, Michael E.; Bassett, Jonathan F.; Snyder, Timothy – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2009
The present article examined the validity of public web-based teaching evaluations by comparing the ratings on RateMyProfessors.com for 126 professors at Lander University to the institutionally administered student evaluations of teaching and actual average assigned GPAs for these same professors. Easiness website ratings were significantly…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Validity, Teacher Effectiveness
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Wessa, Patrick – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2009
This paper discusses the implementation of a new e-learning environment that supports non-rote learning of exploratory and inductive statistics within the pedagogical paradigm of social constructivism. The e-learning system is based on a new computational framework that allows us to create an electronic research environment where students are…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Learning Strategies
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Veurink, N. L.; Hamlin, A. J.; Kampe; J. C. M.; Sorby, S. A.; Blasko, D. G.; Holliday-Darr, K. A.; Kremer, J. D. Trich; Harris, L. V. Abe; Connolly, P. E.; Sadowski, M. A.; Harris, K. S.; Brus, C. P.; Boyle, L. N.; Study, N. E.; Knott, T. W. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2009
Spatial visualization skills are vital to many careers and in particular to STEM fields. Materials have been developed at Michigan Technological University and Penn State Erie, The Behrend College to assess and develop spatial skills. The EnViSIONS (Enhancing Visualization Skills-Improving Options aNd Success) project is combining these materials…
Descriptors: Visualization, Spatial Ability, Skill Development, Program Implementation
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Mann, Sandi; Robinson, Andrew – British Educational Research Journal, 2009
Student boredom within the school system has been widely studied and shown to be linked to various negative consequences such as diminished academic achievement, school dissatisfaction and truancy. However, little attention has been given to the issue of boredom within higher education and the current study aims to redress this balance. Two…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement, Questionnaires
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Sinha, Neelu; Khreisat, Laila; Sharma, Kiron – Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 2009
Neelu Sinha, Laila Khreisat, and Kiron Sharma describe how learner-interface interaction promotes active learning in computer science education. In a pilot study using technology that combines DyKnow software with a hardware platform of pen-enabled HP Tablet notebook computers, Sinha, Khreisat, and Sharma created dynamic learning environments by…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Science Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Active Learning
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Spiegelman, Marsha; Glass, Richard – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2009
Gaming and social networking define the millennial student. This research focuses on an evolving collaboration between 2 faculty members of different disciplines who merged Web 2.0 and game scenarios to infuse research techniques as integral components of math/computer science courses. Blogs and wikis facilitated student-faculty interaction beyond…
Descriptors: Research Skills, College Faculty, College Students, Mathematics Instruction
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Huang, Yueh-Min; Huang, Tien-Chi; Wang, Kun-Te; Hwang, Wu-Yuin – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
The ability to apply existing knowledge in new situations and settings is clearly a vital skill that all students need to develop. Nowhere is this truer than in the rapidly developing world of Web-based learning, which is characterized by non-sequential courses and the absence of an effective cross-subject guidance system. As a result, questions…
Descriptors: Markov Processes, Transfer of Training, Probability, Internet
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Huang, Yueh-Min; Jeng, Yu-Lin; Huang, Tien-Chi – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
With the gradual adoption of "Web 2.0" technologies, one of key Web 2.0 technologies, blog, has become a popular and wide-accepted Web application. Although mobile device users can access the Web whenever or wherever the need arises, there is not an easy way to publish their thoughts and experiences via blog articles. In this study, we…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, College Students, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Shen, Liping; Wang, Minjuan; Shen, Ruimin – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
Using emotion detection technologies from biophysical signals, this study explored how emotion evolves during learning process and how emotion feedback could be used to improve learning experiences. This article also described a cutting-edge pervasive e-Learning platform used in a Shanghai online college and proposed an affective e-Learning model,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Learning Experience, Foreign Countries
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study was conducted in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia and investigated students' perceptions while working on a multimedia project that was embedded within a constructivist-based learning environment. We studied the impact of using multimedia on students who have little experience with working in a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes, Multimedia Materials, Multimedia Instruction
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Laakso, Mikko-Jussi; Myller, Niko; Korhonen, Ari – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
In this paper, two emerging learning and teaching methods have been studied: collaboration in concert with algorithm visualization. When visualizations have been employed in collaborative learning, collaboration introduces new challenges for the visualization tools. In addition, new theories are needed to guide the development and research of the…
Descriptors: Visualization, Teaching Methods, Classification, Comparative Analysis
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Sakurai, Yoshitaka; Dohi, Shinichi; Tsuruta, Setsuo; Knauf, Rainer – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
In high-level education such as university studies, there is a flexible but complicated system of subject offerings and registration rules such as prerequisite subjects. Those offerings, connected with registration rules, should be matched to the students' learning needs and desires, which change dynamically. Students need assistance in such a…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Academic Education, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Black, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2009
This article describes the usefulness of Web analytics for understanding the users of an academic library Web site. Using a case study, the analysis describes how Web analytics can answer questions about Web site user behavior, including when visitors come, the duration of the visit, how they get there, the technology they use, and the most…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Academic Libraries, Users (Information)
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Cebeci, Halil Ibrahim; Yazgan, Harun Resit; Geyik, Abdulkadir – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2009
This study explores the relationship between the student performance and instructional design. The research was conducted at the E-Learning School at a university in Turkey. A list of design factors that had potential influence on student success was created through a review of the literature and interviews with relevant experts. From this, the…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Students, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement
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Rutter, Malcolm – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2009
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application (MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data from interviews, questionnaires and student marks to examine the link between use of the application and success measured through module marks. The relationship is not simple. Total abstainers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Questionnaires, Grades (Scholastic)
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