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Shadinger, David A. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This quantitative study investigated e-mail responsiveness by community colleges in the nine mega-states to an inquiry from a prospective student. Noel-Levitz (2006b) reported that prospective students want to receive an e-mail with information about an institution prior to applying for admission. Specifically, high school juniors and seniors want…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Mail, College Bound Students, Statistical Analysis
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He, Wu; Yuan, Xiaohong; Yang, Li – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2013
Case-based learning has been widely used in many disciplines. As an effective pedagogical method, case-based learning is also being used to support teaching and learning in the domain of information security. In this paper, we demonstrate case-based learning in information security by sharing our experiences in using a case study to teach security…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Information Security, Internet, Information Technology
Ndoye, Abdou; Ritzhaupt, Albert Dieter; Parker, Michele A. – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2012
This study explored the perceptions of principals involved in the hiring process of K-12 teachers in 11 counties in southeastern North Carolina. Forty-nine principals responded to a survey on ePortfolio use in the hiring process: the pros and cons, desirable artifacts, stage of use, preferred delivery method, and improvements that can increase…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Principals, Counties, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kolivras, Korine N.; Luebbering, Candice R.; Resler, Lynn M. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2012
Field trips have become less common due to issues including budget constraints and large class sizes. Research suggests that virtual field trips can substitute for field visits, but the role of webcams has not been evaluated. To investigate the potential for webcams to substitute for field trips, participants viewed urban and physical landscapes…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Photography, Internet, Video Technology
Forgione-Barkas, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This collective case study reviewed the current state of Web accessibility at 102 postsecondary colleges and universities in North Carolina. The study examined themes within Web-accessibility compliance and identified which disability subgroups were most and least affected, why the common errors were occurring, and how the errors could be fixed.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Disabilities, Access to Computers
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Crawford, Jerry, II – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had the ability to recruit African-American students since the 1860s by stressing a sense of inclusion and family through their mission statements and community outreach. There was little to no competition for African-American students from predominantly white institutions until integration…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Journalism Education, Internet, Student Recruitment
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Teague-Rector, Susan; Ballard, Angela; Pauley, Susan K. – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2011
Creating a learnable, effective, and user-friendly library Web site hinges on providing easy access to search. Designing a search interface for academic libraries can be particularly challenging given the complexity and range of searchable library collections, such as bibliographic databases, electronic journals, and article search silos. Library…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Testing, Research Libraries, Academic Libraries
Blankenship, Mark – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2011
Interactive, community-focused online tools--like Skype, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs, wikis, and the educational software Blackboard--are becoming so dominant in the classroom that it's hard to imagine any professor or student making it through a week without them. Consider a recent survey conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group in…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Web Sites, Educational Resources
Kramer-Duffield, Jacob – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Context: This dissertation examines beliefs and uses regarding tagging among current undergraduate students, and examines the ecology of communications practice and implications for formation and maintenance of identity within the population. Currently enrolled undergraduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill formed the population for examination. …
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Audiences, Interviews, Social Networks
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Chapman, Joyce Celeste – Journal of Archival Organization, 2010
This article presents the results from a usability study of the finding aid Web display at the Southern Historical Collection. The results show that Internet proficiency may be slightly more important than archival expertise when navigating online finding aids, that novice users are able to attain a considerable understanding of finding aids…
Descriptors: Internet, Navigation (Information Systems), Online Searching, Search Strategies
Winecoff, Bonnie Watts – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to describe implemented and planned Latino student success activities in North Carolina community colleges and to examine variations in these activities based on the degree of Latino settlement in the college service area. This study was designed to answer the following research questions: (1) What Latino student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Statistical Analysis, Deans, Hispanic American Students
Villano, Matt – Campus Technology, 2009
Original research and content creation in the university environment have historically been the domain of faculty and their graduate students. Nowadays, however, undergraduate programs at universities across the country are putting undergrads in the center of the action. This article describes some of these programs--at Duke University (North…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Change, Internet, Humanities
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White, Jennifer L.; Malesky, L. Alvin, Jr. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2009
This study examined childcare providers' usage of the North Carolina Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry. One hundred twenty three childcare providers in 76 counties in North Carolina were surveyed via telephone interview about their utilization of the registry Web site. Responses revealed that most providers knew about the registry…
Descriptors: Internet, Child Care, Child Caregivers, Telephone Surveys
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Kellam, Lynda M.; Cox, Richard; Winkler, Hannah – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2009
Academic libraries have long been trying to gain access to users through their favorite online spaces, such as social networking sites. In this article a project of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries, which integrated library resources with the campus course management system, Blackboard, is detailed. The main…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Academic Libraries, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
Brown, Abbie; Hodge, Elizabeth; Kisling, Eric; Collins, Sharon – Educational Technology, 2009
East Carolina University recently hosted the first Virtual Worlds in Education Conference, a meeting held entirely in Second Life. The conference provided 135 faculty and administrators from around the world the ability to communicate and share their experiences on teaching, learning, and technology support in an online, multi-user virtual…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Peer Evaluation, College Administration, Program Development
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