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Solis, Eduardo – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative study explored the perceptions that instructors and students have of online learning in a Texas-Mexico border community college. Use of the interpretive approach and dialogical exchange through semi-structured interviews conducted with both instructors and students from a rural, border community college revealed multiple and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Lesser, Donna – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Academic dishonesty is a well-documented problem in higher education. While numerous actions and/or behaviors are attributed to threatening academic integrity, the vernacular term used by both students and faculty is "cheating". Although there has been a substantial amount of research on academic integrity and dishonesty in general,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty
Thornock, Susan B. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The future of distance and Web-enhanced education and the use of technology are becoming more advantageous to a growing population. Nursing education has been encouraged to incorporate these teaching-learning methods. Changes in nursing education and the teaching-learning environment have the potential to challenge the preservation of nursing…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Nursing Education
Moh, Chiou – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Technological innovation in mobile devices has upgraded the potential uses of the devices for living and learning. Mobile learning provides opportunities for mobile users to learn at any time in any location. A certification that confirms computing and Internet technology skills and knowledge provides more opportunities to students in higher…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Certification
Webber, Dana E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Using technology to develop a collaborative-reflective teaching practice in a world language education methods course block for teaching certification creates unique opportunities for world language education undergraduates to learn to develop synthecultural competence for education. Such a program allows undergraduates to expand their capacity to…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reflective Teaching
Borel, Daryl Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2013
When students feel a sense of community and connectedness within an online classroom, they perceive a higher level of learning and believe that they understand the material because they are more engaged in the learning process (Young & Bruce, 2011; Russo & Benson, 2005). The purpose of this descriptive, quantitative study was to…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Online Courses, Statistical Analysis, Synchronous Communication
Burdett, Kimberli R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how current internet-based resources are affecting the college choice process. An explanatory mixed methods design was used, and the study involved collecting qualitative data after a quantitative phase to explain the quantitative data in greater depth. An additional study was…
Descriptors: College Choice, Decision Making, Internet, Mass Media Role
Xu Ryan, Qing – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The ability to solve problems in a variety of contexts is becoming increasingly important in our rapidly changing technological society. Problem-solving is a complex process that is important for everyday life and crucial for learning physics. Although there is a great deal of effort to improve student problem solving skills throughout the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Assisted Instruction
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
Richards, Gretchen M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This multisite case study examined how institutional and university counselor policies effectively respond to cyber violent acts. Stake's (2006) multisite case study methodology was used to identify seven themes from current literature. Two sites with four participants were selected. The participants included two counseling directors and the…
Descriptors: Internet, Violence, Victims, School Policy
Reddick, Rinardo Lamon – ProQuest LLC, 2012
There have been many studies that focus on understanding various aspects of human sexuality and how it relates to college students. However, the current research focuses on heterosexual students, leaving a void in the research that focuses on gay male college students. Even more crucially, there is a void in research that focuses on the sexual…
Descriptors: College Students, Males, Internet, Mass Media Use
Cooper, Lisa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The initial purpose of this study was to utilize the Higher Education and Students with Physical Disabilities Survey (HESPDS) to develop a better understanding of the perceptions of students with physical disabilities regarding the extent to which private, residential colleges and universities provide access and equal opportunity. The significance…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Disabilities
Thomas, Crystal Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this dissertation was to investigate whether powerful language training affected student participation, impression formation, and gender communication style in online discussions. Powerful language was defined as a lack of the use of powerless language. Participants in this study were 507 freshmen taking a first-year college…
Descriptors: Time Management, Computer Mediated Communication, Notetaking, Critical Thinking
Kibiloski, F. Terry. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This quantitative study examined the relationship between student perceived leadership styles of online university instructors, and the perceived customer satisfaction and retention of online students. Specifically, the four goals of this study were to determine: (a) students' perception of their online instructor's leadership style, (b) if…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, College Students, College Faculty
Chen, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Given that the Chinese economy has experienced rapid growth over the last decade, developing Internet banking and transforming traditional lines of products into web sites beyond "brick and mortar" local branches will be the main drivers for both Chinese banks and foreign banks to tap into the available of Chinese savings. The primary…
Descriptors: Banking, Internet, College Students, Social Behavior
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