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Gemin, Butch; Smith, Barbara; Vashaw, Lauren; Watson, John; Harrington, Chris; LeBlanc, Elizabeth S. – Evergreen Education Group, 2018
Many reports on rural education give little attention to digital learning. At most, they tend to note either infrastructure needs or the potential of remote course access, with little focus on instruction, outcomes, or exemplars. This report intends to begin correcting that imbalance by connecting the dots between rural regions, rural education,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Kern, Cindy L.; Crippen, Kent J. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2017
Scientific inscriptions--graphs, diagrams, and data--and argumentation are integral to learning and communicating science and are common elements in cyberlearning environments--those involving the use of networked learning technologies. However, previous research has indicated that learners struggle to use inscriptions and when they engage in…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Internet, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
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Greene, Jeffrey Alan; Bolick, Cheryl Mason; Caprino, A. Michael; Deekens, Victor M.; McVea, Megan; Yu, Seung; Jackson, William P. – High School Journal, 2015
The proliferation of online information has not come with a commensurate growth in students' ability to learn from that information. Today's students may be digitally native online communicators, but many lack the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate, find, and integrate online information into coherent understanding. Students who are able…
Descriptors: High School Students, Metacognition, Secondary School Teachers, Internet
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Barter, Barbara – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2013
Placed within the context of rural teaching and learning and the use of new technologies, this paper presents a comparative study of three technological approaches to the presentation of curriculum in schools. Supported by three different research projects in one Canadian province, it highlights three areas of e-learning: the use of video…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Rural Schools, Comparative Analysis
Kropf, Dorothy C. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Transformed into a large collaborative learning environment, the Internet is comprised of information reservoirs namely, (a) online classrooms, (b) social networks, and (c) virtual reality or simulated communities, to expeditiously create, reproduce, share, and deliver information into the hands of educators and students. Most importantly, the…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Electronic Learning, Influence of Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Picciano, Anthony G.; Seaman, Jeff; Shea, Peter; Swan, Karen – Internet and Higher Education, 2012
In 1992, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation began its "Anytime, Anyplace Learning Program", the purpose of which was to explore educational alternatives for people who wanted to pursue an education via Internet technology. Part of this grant activity was a research award to the Babson College Survey Research Group to examine online learning in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, School Districts
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Liu, Mei-hui – Computers & Education, 2012
This study investigated the application of an online videocase discussion community into fostering preservice and inservice EFL (English as a foreign language) teachers' professional development in Taiwan. This investigation further revealed the nature and development of discussion discourse and the participating teachers' perceptions of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Yang, Fang-Ying; Chang, Cheng-Chieh – Computers & Education, 2009
The purpose of the study is to explore three kinds of personal affective traits among high-school students and their effects on web-based concept learning. The affective traits include personal preferences about web-based learning environments, personal epistemological beliefs, and beliefs about web-based learning. One hundred 11th graders…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Epistemology, Student Characteristics, Personality Traits
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Groth, Randall; Burgess, Claudia – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2009
The purpose of the present study was to examine the nature of the discourse generated by two different online approaches to mathematics teacher professional development. Thirty mathematics teachers participated in online activities involving analysis and discourse about artifacts of teaching practice. Half were randomly assigned to a group that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Mathematics Education, Models, Educational Change
Cavanaugh, Cathy; Barbour, Michael; Brown, Regina; Diamond, Daryl; Lowes, Susan; Powell, Allison; Rose, Ray; Scheick, Amy; Scribner, Donna; Van der Molen, Julia – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2009
Online teaching is a complex professional practice. In addition to their content knowledge and pedagogical skill, online teachers must be qualified in methods of teaching the content online and have experience in online learning. This document examines some of the aspects of online teaching, specifically those related to communication and…
Descriptors: Interaction, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Communication Strategies
Dabaj, Fahme – Online Submission, 2009
The aim of this study is to find out and analyze the role of gender and age on the perceptions of students to the distant online program offered by Vocational High School in Sakarya University. The research is based on a questionnaire as a mean of data collection method to find out the role of age and gender on the student's perceptions toward…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Age Differences, Gender Differences, Nonverbal Communication
Watson, John; Gemin, Butch; Ryan, Jennifer – Evergreen Education Group, 2008
"Keeping Pace" has several goals. First, it strives to add to the body of knowledge about online education policy and make recommendations for advances. Second, it serves as a reference source for information about programs and policies across the country, for both policymakers and practitioners who are new to online education as well as those who…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Definitions, State Agencies, Computer Mediated Communication
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Yun, Seongchul; Miller, Paul Chamness; Baek, Youngkyun; Jung, Jaeyeob; Ko, Myunghwan – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of response modes by item and feedback type in a web-based language learning program. The subjects of this study, 122 Korean tenth graders learning English as a foreign language, were placed into groups of four and were given a web-based language learning program consisting of two…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Test Format, Multiple Choice Tests, Second Language Learning
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Fuchs, Karl Josef; Simonovits, Reinhard; Thaller, Bernd – International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 2008
This paper describes a high school project where the mathematics teaching and learning software M@th Desktop (MD) based on the Computer Algebra System Mathematica was used for symbolical and numerical calculations and for visualisation. The mathematics teaching and learning software M@th Desktop 2.0 (MD) contains the modules Basics including tools…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Web Sites, Internet, Algebra
Watson, John; Ryan, Jennifer – Evergreen Education Group, 2007
The goal of "Keeping Pace" is to to serve as a useful document for policymakers and practitioners, and as such, it takes a journalistic approach to research and writing. Most state and program profiles include footnotes that reference state laws, state policies, and websites of programs. However, in some cases, the information is general and was…
Descriptors: State Agencies, School Districts, Educational Trends, Teacher Characteristics
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