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Changing the Face of Instruction: Is Online or In-class More Effective?
The Web-based tutorial is an attractive mode of delivery for information literacy instruction, but do we know that it is effective? A pre- and posttest study compared student learning from use of an… Expand
Graduate Student Library Research Skills: Is Online Instruction Effective?
- Barbara A. Shaffer
- Computer Science
- 1 January 2011
Pre- and posttest study and citation analysis examined learning and confidence among students in graduate education programs, comparing students studying online tutorials, delivered via a course management system, with students receiving hands-on classroom instruction. Expand
Beyond Lip-service: An Operational Definition of “Learning-centered College”
Faculty, staff, and student perceptions of high-quality learning experiences were explored using focus groups attempting to define a “learning-centered” college. Common themes emerged suggesting that… Expand
Hands-on Materials for Teaching about Global Climate Change through Graph Interpretation.
We examined the types of errors 72 preservice elementary teachers made in producing hands-on materials for teaching graph interpretation skills through graphed evidence of global climate change from the literature. Expand
Collaboration in online teaching: Library instruction and education research.
This paper presents some evidence of students’ satisfaction and increased proficiency in research, as a result of direct library instruction for students in an action research course offered through SUNY Learning Network. Expand