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Smith, Chad; Allman, Tamby; Crocker, Samantha – Online Learning, 2017
This study and discussion center upon the use of "YouTube's" automatic captioning feature with college-age adult readers. The study required 75 participants with college experience to view brief middle school science videos with automatic captioning on "YouTube" and answer comprehension questions based on material presented…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Middle Schools
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Trespalacios, Jesus – Online Learning, 2017
The case-based approach is a constructivist instructional strategy that helps students apply their emerging knowledge by studying design problems in authentic real-world situations. One important instructional strategy in case-based instruction is to analyze cases in small groups before discussing them with the whole class. This study investigates…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Small Group Instruction
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Kusmawan, Udan – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2017
In this paper, the author proposes that microteaching may be practiced through online media. The core concept of traditional microteaching is that it is a manipulative technique used to facilitate self-reflective and critical thinking processes while teaching. Preliminary research was conducted with elementary teachers who were participating in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Microteaching, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Quiroz, René E.; Ritter, Nicola L.; Li, Yun; Newton, Rhonda C.; Palkar, Trupti – Journal of Online Learning Research, 2016
The number of online courses, programs, and schools are growing exponentially in K-12 education. Given the unique nature of online courses and the distinct skills necessary to create a quality online course, it is essential that effective professional development be provided for teachers designing online courses. Online courses need to be of the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Quality, Instructional Design, Faculty Development
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Johnson, Todd E.; Maring, Gerald H.; Doty, John H.; Fickle, Michelle – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2006
This article is a descriptive study of an evolving cybermentoring videoconferencing practice and tool developed to support preservice teacher training. Cybermentoring projects are synchronous distance learning collaborations using high-end video conferencing to foster interactive learning and tutoring among preservice teachers and K-12 students,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Videoconferencing, Preservice Teacher Education, Distance Education
Davis, Niki; Rose, Ray – North American Council for Online Learning, 2007
This report examines the types of professional development necessary to implement successful online learning initiatives. The potential for schools utilizing online learning is tremendous: schools can develop new distribution methods to enable equity and access for all students, they can provide high quality content for all students and they can…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Misconceptions, School Administration
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Maples, Joellen; Groenke, Susan; Dunlap, Dan – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2005
This paper draws on data gathered from a five-month phenomenological study of middle school students' perceptions of the effects of computer-based technologies on a learning community in an online synchronous environment. Twenty-four eighth-grade students participated in the Web Pen Pals project, a university-secondary telecollaborative…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Web Based Instruction, Phenomenology
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Dunn, Thea K. – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2004
The multiyear study discussed in this paper focuses on the use of a course management system (CMS) to deliver video clips and interactive mathematics investigations and to support shared reflections in a field-based elementary mathematics methods course. The findings reveal that virtual observations of mathematics teaching episodes in diverse…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Mediated Communication, Open Source Technology, Integrated Learning Systems