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Polling Software

I became interested in polling software when I started ranting about the problems with the typical use of PowerPoint and poor decisions made by presenters. [For more on this see: “Situational Qualities Exhibited by Exceptional Presenters,” “Improving the Design of

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Call for Chapters — The International Handbook of E-learning

Significant development in E-learning over the past decade has tremendous implications for educational and training practices in the information society. With the advent of the Internet and online learning methodologies and technologies, meaningful E-learning has increasingly become more and more

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Relationships among collaborative learning, social presence, and student satisfaction in a blended learning environment

Stephen D. Sorden recently completed a dissertation titled “Relationships among collaborative learning, social presence, and student satisfaction in a blended learning environment” The abstract states: “The Social Cognitive Framework for Blended Learning (SCFBL) is proposed as a guide for designing

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What is eLearning?

What is eLearning?

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Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond

Check Out! Chapter 10: Getting to Know You: The First Week of Class and Beyond Joanna C. Dunlap & Patrick R. Lowenthal “The first week of class… whether on-campus or online, we always plan a few orientation and get-to-know-you activities in an attempt to get

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Learning Solutions Magazine Top 10 Articles

Check out some of these articles! TOP 10 ARTICLES OF 2011 (Based on Reader Response)   App Fusion: Learning Face-Off with Facebook, by Terrence Wing Make the Complex Understandable: Show, Don’t Tell, by Patti Shank Writing Multiple-choice Questions for Higher-level

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Online Students vs. Traditional Students

Via: Online PhD Programs Blog

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A New Study Conducted on Social Presence

Krish, Maros, and Stapa just published a study titled “Sociocultural Factors And Social Presence In An Online Learning Environment” in GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies. The abstract reads: In a computer supported learning environment both in the synchronous and

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Going the Distance: Online Education in the US

Each year I read the Sloan-C report on online learning. This year they have included a nice infographic summarizing the results.

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AECT 2011 – What we can learn from student stories…

Here are the slides for the presentation Joni and I are doing on student stories. AECT 2011 – "Once upon a time…": What students stories tell us about good instruction View more presentations from Patrick Lowenthal

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