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Choudaha, Rahul – Online Submission, 2019
How can professional, continuing, and online education drive the growth and innovation agenda to attract international learners? The purpose of this article is to discover recent trends and identify proactive strategies for international student enrollment, first by looking into the recent evolution of international student mobility, followed by…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Enrollment Trends, Educational Trends
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
De Paepe, Liesbeth – Online Submission, 2014
This paper discusses the success factors and pitfalls in development of e-content for languages. The factors discussed draw on several years of experience in developing and implementing 95% distance courses for Dutch as a second language in the adult education sector in Flanders and on PhD research at VUB. The CEFR [Common European Framework of…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Adult Education, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Hussain, Irshad – Online Submission, 2013
The researcher conducted present study with the objectives to a). evaluate attitude of learners towards academic and tutoring skills of distance education tutors, b). assess the opinion of distance learners about assessment and evaluation skills of their tutors and c). examine reflection of learners on scaffolding skills of distance education…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Open Universities, Preservice Teacher Education, Distance Education
Kirstein, Kurt D., Ed.; Schieber, Craig E., Ed.; Flores, Kelly A., Ed.; Olswang, Steven G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
In the rapidly changing world of higher education, innovative approaches to teaching adults are needed to drive instructional practices for helping to prepare the professionals of the future. The papers collected in "Innovations in Teaching Adults" were originally presented at a conference at City University of Seattle. The authors of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Adult Students, Adult Learning
Chitanana, Lockias – Online Submission, 2012
This study examined the International Education and Resource Network Science Technology and Math (iEARN-STM) online professional development course. The study used the constructivist framework as the conceptual model to examine the way in which the constructivist theory has shaped the design and implementation of the course, as reflected by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), International Education, Online Courses
Pourreau, Leslie; Shields, Kathy D.; Wright, Judy A. – Online Submission, 2012
This paper describes the need for developing, implementing and sustaining professional development (PD) designed to provide a network of coaching support for teachers, an element of independent online study and a collaborative network of peers. Leaders recognize the importance of school structure but need to further address the impact of…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Coaching (Performance), Teacher Leadership, Teacher Improvement
Speece, Mark – Online Submission, 2012
Adaptation to customer needs is a key component of competitiveness in any service industry. In online HE (higher education), which is increasingly worldwide, this adaptation must include consideration of learning styles. Most research shows that learning style has little impact on learning outcomes in online education. Nevertheless, students with…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Modalities, Cultural Context, Classification
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2012
This report offers practical suggestions for literacy practitioners and program administrators on how to use webinar and webcasting technologies to promote and market literacy. The report is divided into sections on how to use webinars for learners, for staff and volunteers and to engage the general community. A checklist of tips to use on the day…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Internet, Marketing, Computer Uses in Education
Bricker, Suzane L. – Online Submission, 2012
The purpose of my proposal is to present a comprehensive look at the specific needs of military students who are actively deployed globally, and who are entering the "virtual classroom" for the first time. Additionally, I have drawn upon my own experiences as an educator of more than 15 years, as well as someone who has developed course curriculum…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Needs, Armed Forces, Military Personnel
Manner, Jane Carol; Rodriguez, Diane – Online Submission, 2012
This study reports the progress of a project in a teacher education program designed to deliver professional development to rural teachers through an online format addressing ESOL (English for speakers of other languages). Funded by a Professional Development Grant from the OELA (Office of English Language Acquisition) of the United States…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education
Northcote, Maria; Reynaud, Daniel; Beamish, Peter – Online Submission, 2012
Developing online teaching skills can occur through involvement in learn-by-doing strategies, which incorporates informal, organic or need-driven strategies. Such processes are sometimes labeled as "bottom-up" staff development processes. In other contexts, teaching staff are formally directed to develop online teaching skills through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Online Courses, Teaching Skills
Baskas, Richard S. – Online Submission, 2011
A study was conducted to determine the degree of correlation that adult learning theories and adult developmental theories have with educational practice. Two adult learning theories, Malcolm Knowles' phase theories and Daniel Levinson's developmental theories, were researched to determine their relevance to three components of a nontraditional…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Adult Learning, Educational Practices, Developmental Psychology
Orton, Rebecca Rose – Online Submission, 2011
The English Language Institute at Gallaudet University participated in the Electronic Networks for Instruction (ENFI) Project in 1989. The purpose of this paper is to do a literature review of the ENFI Project within the scope of Gallaudet University and to contribute content that is specific to the English Language Institute. The research…
Descriptors: Deafness, College Instruction, College Students, Special Needs Students
Kirstein, Kurt D., Ed.; Hinrichs, Judy M., Ed.; Olswang, Steven G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2011
In the evolving world of higher education, both online and in the classroom, the discovery and integration of effective new practices is crucial in preparing today's growing number of adult students for tomorrow's dynamic and evolving workplace and to meet the educational demands of busy adult students. In "Authentic Instruction and Online…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Adult Students
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