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Kebritchi, Mansureh; Lipschuetz, Angie; Santiague, Lilia – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
Online education changes all components of teaching and learning in higher education. Many empirical studies have been conducted to examine issues in delivering online courses; however, few have synthesized prior studies and provided an overview on issues in online courses. A review of literature using Cooper's framework was conducted to identify…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Piotrowski, Chris – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
There has been wide academic and research interest in the application of social media modalities, as pedagogical tools, in higher education. Recent research indicates that business-related topics are a major focus of study on this emerging educational issue. Yet a systematic review of outcome studies regarding instructional Web 2.0 adaptations in…
Descriptors: Social Media, Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Sugar, William; Hoard, Brent; Brown, Abbie; Daniels, Lee – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2012
In an effort to document necessary multimedia production competencies of Instructional Design and Technology graduates, a recent analysis of over 7 months' worth of Instructional Design and Technology job advertisements (n = 615) were conducted. Specific job skills from these postings were categorized and analyzed. The data set includes three job…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Design, Job Skills, Competence
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DiGregorio, Peter; Sobel-Lojeski, Karen – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
Many K-12 and higher-ed schools in both the United States and the United Kingdom have made a substantial investment in interactive whiteboard technology. Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are generally perceived by students and teachers as a positive addition to the classroom learning environment. While there is support for links between IWBs and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Educational Equipment, Educational Technology
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Nelson, Randall B.; Erwin, T. Dary – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1986
Examines evolution of awareness regarding the importance of organizational characteristics on the success of computer assisted instruction (CAI) projects. A list of 12 organizational factors are described that institutions of higher education need to consider in planning CAI projects. (Author/MBR)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Adoption (Ideas), Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness
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Pressman, Israel; Rosenbloom, Bruce – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1984
Describes and evaluates costs of hardware, software, training, and maintenance for computer assisted instruction (CAI) as they relate to total system cost. An example of an educational system provides an illustration of CAI cost analysis. Future developments, cost effectiveness, affordability, and applications in public and private environments…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Costs
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Bohlin, Roy M.; And Others – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1994
Presents a prescriptive model for the instructional motivation of adults. The theoretical framework that combined adult learning theory with the ARCS (Attention, Relevance, Confidence, Satisfaction) model to create two motivational needs-assessment instruments is explained, and a study that surveyed adults to determine their perceptions of…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Instructional Design
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Carlson, Randal D. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1994
Reviews the development and use of mass testing procedures for evaluating large groups of relatively homogeneous individuals and suggests computer adaptive testing as an alternative to conventional testing. Highlights include the evaluation of public education and higher education; needs assessment; summative evaluation; adaptive testing; and…
Descriptors: Adaptive Testing, Computer Assisted Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Vaverek, Kelly A.; Saunders, Carol – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1994
Describes a study that investigated the use of computer conferencing systems in a masters-level professional health care program. Previous research is reviewed; message content (i.e., socio-emotional activity versus task activity) is discussed; and the model development of the discipline is used to compare course content. (Contains 42 references.)…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Analysis of Covariance, Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Sharma, Sarla – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1987
Critically analyzes recent research studies that examine background variables, cognitive style, and psychological type as influences on performance in college-level computer science courses. Implications for matching curriculum and instructional strategies with student characteristics are presented, recommendations for further research are made,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development