Lori B. Holcomb

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Distance education as a primary means of instruction is expanding significantly at the college and university level. Simultaneously, the growth of social networking sites (SNS) including Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace is also rising among today's college students. An increasing number of higher education instructors are beginning to combine distance(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the roles self-efficacy, specifically technology self-efficacy and distance education self-efficacy, and self-regulation play in students' learning via distance education. This study examines a system for evaluating distance education courses in a similar manner to those for traditional university courses.(More)
We have previously shown that an NPY antagonist decreases lordosis behavior and that this decrease can be reversed with NPY administration. The present experiments examined whether intracerebroventricular (icv) administration of NPY would facilitate lordosis behavior and whether it would increase feeding behavior in the female guinea pig. Additionally, we(More)
This paper represents an overview of our journey utilizing and integrating technology in the social studies context. We describe and explain our initial efforts that used Web 1.0 and then trace our development to our most recent project that incorporates and capitalizes on Web 2.0 technologies. We provide an in-depth look at the learning experiences we(More)
The first purpose of this study was to determine if a three part strategy cluster combining an anticipation/reaction guide, advance organizer, and Question Answer Relationship strategy significantly increases reading comprehension and content knowledge in students reading on a fourth grade level. Secondly, this study examined if the strategy cluster(More)
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