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Morris, Olivia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research investigated faculty choice of web-based technologies for interaction in online economics courses and students' perception of those technologies. The literature review of online interaction has established the importance of learner-learner, learner-instructor and learner-content interaction in distance learning. However, some…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Online Courses, College Faculty, Selection
Mattord, Herbert J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Organizations continue to rely on password-based authentication methods to control access to many Web-based systems. This research study developed a benchmarking instrument intended to assess authentication methods used in Web-based information systems (IS). It developed an Authentication Method System Index (AMSI) to analyze collected data from…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Learning, Comparative Analysis, Benchmarking
Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia – Claremont Graduate University (NJ1), 2012
While higher education institutions seem to be utilizing social media more and more, there still exist enormous challenges in trying to understand the new dynamics generated by social media in higher education, particularly for the context of community colleges. In March 2011, the author and her colleague Dr. Regina Deil-Amen (Associate Professor…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Strategic Planning, Friendship
Chang, Ching-Wen; Pearman, Cathy; Farha, Nicholas – Critical Questions in Education, 2012
Language laboratories, developed in the 1970s under the influence of the Audiolingual Method, were superseded several decades later by computer-assisted language learning (CALL) work stations (Gündüz, 2005). The World Wide Web was developed shortly thereafter. From this introduction and the well-documented and staggering growth of the Internet and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Language Laboratories
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Djoleto, Wilhelmina – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) and organisations have made significant investments in eCommerce/eBusiness in efforts to keep up with heightened technology penetration in organisational and institutional fabrics. These efforts have been incorporated in their strategic mission partly, to bolster their reputation. HEIs reputation depends much…
Descriptors: Colleges, Business, Internet, College Faculty
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Tuten, Tracy; Marks, Melanie – Marketing Education Review, 2012
Social media usage has grown rapidly in recent years, as individuals have incorporated social networks such as Facebook into their daily activities and businesses have begun to use social tools to interact with consumers. Many social media tools, likewise, have applications relevant for marketing education. This study assesses the adoption of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Business Administration Education, Social Networks, Internet
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Hussain, Irshad; Durrani, Muhammad Ismail – Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of web technologies in promoting research pursuance among university teachers, examine the use of web technologies by university teachers in conducting research and identify the problems of university academia in using web technologies for research. The study was delimited to academia of social…
Descriptors: Internet, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Foreign Countries
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Kinlaw, C. Ryan; Dunlap, Linda L.; D'Angelo, Jeffrey A. – Computers & Education, 2012
We investigated connections between faculty use of online resources and student class attendance. Of particular interest was whether online submission of course assignments is detrimental to attendance. Students and faculty at a small, liberal arts college completed surveys about student attendance patterns, student reasons for non-attendance,…
Descriptors: Assignments, Attendance Patterns, Attendance, Liberal Arts
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Edgar, Leslie D.; Johnson, Donald M.; Cox, Casandra – Computers & Education, 2012
This study sought to assess required information and communication technology (ICT) tasks in selected undergraduate agriculture courses in a land-grant university during a 10-year period. Selected agriculture faculty members in the fall 1999 (n = 63), 2004 (n = 55), and 2009 (n = 64) semesters were surveyed to determine the ICT tasks they required…
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Electronic Mail, Land Grant Universities, Agricultural Education
Mole, Beth – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Nobody likes the current system of peer review, and most everybody agrees it should move online. But from there, opinions diverge. As humanities editors continue to experiment with Web-based technology, two proposed online tools are highlighting disagreement over what needs fixing. Peter H. Sigal, a blue-haired associate professor of history at…
Descriptors: History, Opinions, Peer Evaluation, Hispanic American Culture
Berrett, Dan – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Scholarly groups have long served as hubs of academic life and the embodiments of their disciplines, but they face uncertain and divergent futures. Some disciplinary associations are struggling to remain relevant and financially viable as demographic and technological changes threaten their traditional sources of revenue. The core of their…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Tenure, Group Membership, Faculty Organizations
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Aasheim, Cheryl L.; Rutner, Paige S.; Li, Lixin; Williams, Susan R. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
This paper examines student attitudes towards a number of behaviors which range from acceptable means of seeking help on assignments to unacceptable behaviors such as copying from another student or paying someone to complete an assignment. Attitudes regarding such behaviors are compared based on the type of assignment (programming assignment,…
Descriptors: Internet, Feedback (Response), Information Systems, Student Surveys
Weisblat, Gina; Sell, Christine – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
If university research is to remain a high priority in the national education agenda, graduate students must be prepared to move into research positions. Cleveland State University created the Graduate Grant Writing Center to enhance students' understanding of research principles and ethics, appreciation of the value of collaborations and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Proposal Writing, Mentors, Advisory Committees
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Raska, David; Shaw, Doris; Keller, Eileen Weisenbach – Marketing Education Review, 2012
We have devised a Web-based learning ecosystem (LECOS) that aligns marketing curriculum, course design, technology, instructors, students, as well as external stakeholders--a system that integrates traditional teaching methods with technological advancements in an attempt to enhance marketing students' motivation, engagement, and performance. A…
Descriptors: Marketing, Job Skills, College Faculty, Professional Personnel
Goodfellow, Robin; Strauss, Pat; Puxley, Marianne – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper considers the issues that distance teachers in higher education who are not writing specialists face in supporting their students' academic writing development. We discuss the usefulness of open web-based writing support resources, and propose the need for a system that serves as an interface with these resources. Such a system should…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Open Universities, Internet, Writing (Composition)
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