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Yang, Chien-Hui; Tzuo, Pei Wen; Komara, Cecile – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
Developed by Dodge (1995), WebQuest is an inquiry-based teaching tool, in which students of all ages and levels participate in an authentic task that use pre-designed, pre-defined internet resources, though other print resources can also be used. Learners will put the focus on gathering, summarizing, synthesizing, and evaluating the information…
Descriptors: Creativity, Technology Uses in Education, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Rich, Anne J.; Dereshiwsky, Mary I. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
This paper presents the results of a study assessing the comparative effectiveness of teaching an undergraduate intermediate accounting course in the online classroom format. Students in a large state university were offered an opportunity to complete the first course in intermediate accounting either online or on-campus. Students were required to…
Descriptors: Homework, Online Courses, Computer Assisted Instruction, Accounting
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Tucker, Jan; Courts, Bari – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
Traditional theories on classroom learning focus on fixed curriculum, static learning tools and believe learning is achieved through repetition and rote memorization. The instructor's role in a traditional learning environment focuses on providing direction to the student versus facilitating learning. As the technology age becomes more prevalent…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology
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Salcedo, Claudia S. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
Action research was conducted for two consecutive semesters comparing beginning level Spanish courses taught in the traditional classroom and the same class taught exclusively in the language lab. A subsequent semester compared an intermediate class taught in the traditional classroom compared to the same class conducted online. Assessment scores…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average, Student Evaluation, Educational Technology
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Beckwith, E. George; Cunniff, Daniel T. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2009
Online course enrollment has increased dramatically over the past few years. The authors cite the reasons for this rapid growth and the opportunities open for enhancing teaching/learning techniques such as video conferencing and hybrid class combinations. The authors outlined an example of an accelerated learning, eight-class session course…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Video Technology, Teleconferencing, Internet