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Digital Game-Based Learning
This special issue of Computers in the Schools focuses on digital game-based learning. Expand
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Improving Online Learning: Student Perceptions of Useful and Challenging Characteristics.
Abstract Online courses and programs continue to grow in higher education settings. Students are increasingly demanding online access, and universities and colleges are working to meet the demands.Expand
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A Conceptual Model for Understanding Self-Directed Learning in Online Environments.
We introduce a research-based framework for understanding SDL in online learning contexts. Expand
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Understanding Students' Online Interaction: Analysis of Discussion Board Postings
The purpose of this paper was to report on the findings of a study examining students’ online interaction patterns in a graduate online class delivered via Blackboard®. Expand
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Promoting technology integration through collaborative apprenticeship
Teachers often learn technology skills and integration strategies in intensive seminars, ineffective means for professional learning because experiences are seldom transferred to instructionalExpand
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Audio Feedback versus Written Feedback: Instructors' and Students' Perspectives
Providing feedback to students on their writing represents perhaps the most important task of a composition instructor and also possibly the most time-consuming task. In online composition classes,Expand
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Social Learning Theory and Web-Based Learning Environments: A Review of Research and Discussion of Implications
Abstract Since the 1970s, cognitive psychological perspectives have dominated pedagogical frameworks and models for designing technology-mediated teaching and learning environments. More recently,Expand
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The impact of parameter tuning on software effort estimation using learning machines
We investigate to what extent parameter settings affect the performance of learning machines in SEE, and what learning machines are more sensitive to their parameters. Expand
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The Role of Community in Online Learning Success
The purpose of this paper is to report on the findings of a study examining the relationships between community and student success in online learning. The study was conducted on undergraduateExpand
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Reconciling beliefs and practices in teaching and learning
Current teaching and learning methods reveal marked differences between how students approach learning and how instructors approach teaching. Little attention has been paid to understanding theseExpand
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