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Strang, Kenneth David – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
This article starts with a detailed literature review of recent studies that focused on using learning analytics software or learning management system data to determine the nature of any relationships between online student activity and their academic outcomes within university-level business courses. The article then describes how data was…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Computer Software, Academic Achievement
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Sato, Eriko; Sohn, Heejeong; Chen, Julian ChengChiang; Adebowale, Kayode C. V.; Jourdain, Sarah – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
Our pilot project created blended/online courses to accommodate the growing needs of precollegiate and collegiate students interested in learning Korean and Japanese. In the initial phase, we conducted a survey of students' experiences with and perceptions about blended/online Asian language learning. We found a general lack of familiarity with,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Korean
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Wilkens, Christian; Eckdahl, Kelli; Morone, Mike; Cook, Vicki; Giblin, Thomas; Coon, Joshua – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
This study examined the experiences of 11 graduate-level pre-service teachers completing Virtual School Field Experiences (VSFEs) with cooperating teachers in fully online, asynchronous high school courses in New York State. The VSFEs included a 7-week online teacher training course, and a 7-week online field experience. Pre-service teachers…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Virtual Classrooms, Field Experience Programs, Online Courses
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Warford, Mark K. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
SUNY-wide, the online horse has left the gate. Meanwhile, campuses contend with traditional means for evaluating teaching effectiveness that do not match up against the latest standards for online instruction. Following a discussion of some of the core considerations that individual campuses need to address in responding to Open SUNY, the author…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Tang, Wendy; Westgate, Charles; Liu, Pao-Lo; Gouzman, Michael – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
The Online Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering is a collaborative effort among three University Centers at SUNY (State University of New York), namely Stony Brook, Binghamton, and Buffalo. The program delivers the complete electrical engineering curriculum at the bachelor level to students online and asynchronously. Students, however,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Electronic Learning
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Ro, Jennifer Moon; Magiera, Kathleen; Gradel, Kathleen; Simmons, Rhea – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2013
This article reports on findings from a study that explored blogging (a web-based log) as a tool for literacy graduate students to deliver support to preservice teachers who were working in an afterschool intervention program. Its effectiveness is compared to the use of an online literacy instructional module. Analyses of the discussions in nine…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Preservice Teachers, Tutoring, Intervention
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Ebrahimi, Alireza – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2012
How does early feedback change the programming problem solving in an online environment and help students choose correct approaches? This study was conducted in a sample of students learning programming in an online course entitled Introduction to C++ and OOP (Object Oriented Programming) using the ANGEL learning management system platform. My…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Science Education, Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication
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Noto, Teresa L. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
Today's automotive college students will shape the future of the automobile industry. The success of college-level automotive programs has long been dependent on the students' ability to participate in hands-on classroom based interactions. In this article, distance learning and how it can be used to teach automotive management skills, as well as…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Learning Activities, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Course Evaluation
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Mountcastle, Amy – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
In the spring of 2009 I embarked on a teaching experiment in which I joined an online SUNY-Plattsburgh class taking my Anthropology of Human Rights course with a conventional class at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where I was a visiting professor teaching the same course. My motivations were several, but prominent among them was to test the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Online Courses, College Faculty
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O'Connor, Eileen A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
This pilot study within an online teacher-education course required pre-service teachers to develop self-videotaped microteaching lessons which were posted in a private YouTube. Analysis of the students' YouTube lessons, course postings, and peer interactions found that students learned the technology requirements quickly, were able to develop…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Education Courses, Performance Based Assessment, Microteaching
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Abendroth, Mark; Golzy, John B.; O'Connor, Eileen A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
This study of action research, authored by three colleagues teaching the same teacher-education methods course but from different content areas, involves teacher-candidates' use of self-recorded limited-access YouTube videos to make their microteachings accessible to the authors, each of whom was teaching candidates of her or his content expertise…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Action Research
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Brouse, Corey H.; McKnight, Kelly R.; Basch, Charles E.; LeBlanc, Michael – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
In order to gain a better understanding of the ways in which an instructor could enhance an on-line learning experience, we surveyed 96 students enrolled in on-line Health Promotion and Wellness courses. Almost all respondents felt that sending e-mailed reminders and posting announcements on the course was very important or important for enhancing…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Learning Experience, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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O'Connor, Eileen A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
To determine if and how using immersive virtual platforms might further educational purposes, the report examines three graduate, teacher-education, online courses that were conducted in part in Second Life (SL). By studying students' SL-related debriefings and assignments, by considering the type, format, and scheduling of SL events, and by…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Education Programs, Online Courses, Computer Uses in Education