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Jaster, Robert W. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Each year about half a million students fail to make planned academic progress due to college algebra, hence the need for researchers to find ways of improving the quality of instruction in the course. Recent research suggests that flipping college algebra to allow time for active learning in the classroom may improve student performance. Also,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Ainsa, Patricia – Education, 2015
E-texts have become a main venue but research has not provided much guidance for practical adaptation, yet. This research query started in the spring of 2014 when an e-text was adopted for an undergraduate distance learning class. The change created some unexpected influence in the students' experiences. It was necessary to assess their…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Distance Education, Student Characteristics
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Robin, Bernard R.; McNeil, Sara G. – Digital Education Review, 2012
In this paper, the authors present some of the most important lessons they have learned from teaching courses, conducting workshops, writing articles, and supervising graduate student research on the educational uses of digital storytelling. The guidelines described here are categorized within the ADDIE instructional design framework and are…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Instructional Design, Internet, Graduate Students
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Sherman, Whitney H.; Crum, Karen S.; Beaty, Danna M. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2010
While the use of distance technology has been touted as having the potential to reform leadership preparation, there is little to no research on students' experiences or outcomes in educational leadership. The authors sought to understand, through a descriptive survey design, whether or not distance technology is a viable competitor to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Leadership Training, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership
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Fairclough, Marta A.; Belpoliti, Flavia; Bermejo, Encarna – Hispania, 2010
The purpose of this article is to briefly describe the design and piloting of a branched, online placement and credit examination that measures receptive as well as productive and creative language abilities in the heritage language of college students entering the Spanish for Heritage Learners Program at the University of Houston, a major…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Native Language Instruction, Heritage Education
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Shannon, Li-Jen; Schneider, Solomon; Bennett, Judith F. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
This study examined the status of critical thinking (CT) and reasoning skills in information communication and technology (ICT) for 190 college students in a higher education system. It analyzed how the students performed in CT, reasoning, and internet copyright and ethical issues. A CT assessment was designed to analyze the CT and reasoning…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Technology, Critical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning
Raths, David – Campus Technology, 2009
At pioneering schools across the country, ultra-mobile PCs and smart phones are fostering innovation in teaching, learning, and collaboration. In this article, the author discusses how these schools are using mobile devices in the classroom. At Abilene Christian University, specialist are working to create a product that will allow more…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Internet, Higher Education, Educational Technology
Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2009
Twenty-one scholarly papers and fourteen abstracts comprise the content of the ninth annual "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium," held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The peer-reviewed proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Computer Software Evaluation, Student Employment