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  1. Revisiting Human Patient Simulation in Nursing Education

    Donna Darcy & Pamela Treister, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1177–1181

    Abstract: This paper is a reflection on the unique use of high fidelity human simulators incorporated into the clinical experience of undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students at a suburban... More

    pp. 1177-1181

  2. How a validation process improved simulations created for principal development

    Marlena Bravender, Saginaw Valley State University, United States; Nancy Staub, University of Toledo, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 772

    Leading, facilitating, and making decisions (ELCC, 2011) are central to school leadership positions. Decision-making simulations provide graduate students a vehicle for increasing their practice... More

    p. 772

  3. Australian university teachers’ engagement with learning analytics: still early days

    Carol Miles, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Newcastle, Australia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 108

    Employing learning analytics and “big data” relating to student demographics, performance, and online behaviour is increasingly seen as having the capacity to provide information that can... More

    p. 108

  4. Best Practices for Online Course Design, Student Engagement and High Touch Faculty

    Shelley Stewart, Marlene Biseda & Nelson Granados, The Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1895–1900

    The Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University developed standards and best practices for online course design, student engagement and high touch faculty in conjunction... More

    pp. 1895-1900

  5. Using Cal Poly Pomona's Blackboard E-Learning Environment to Teach Capstone Design Courses

    Kevin Anderson, Mechanical Engineering Cal Poly Pomona, United States; Jawaharlal Mariappan, Cal Poly Pomona, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1690–1695

    This paper will present the use of Cal Poly Pomona's Blackboard E-based Learning Center to teach capstone senior level design courses. This paper shows examples of how the Blackboard Learning... More

    pp. 1690-1695

  6. A Case Study in Distance Program Management: The Online Academic Director as Liaison to Faculty and Students

    Cathy Taylor, Jutta Pegues & Dennis Gresdo, Park University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1277–1282

    This paper examines the role of the online academic director, a position created in the 1990’s at Park University to ensure a positive relationship between adjunct instructors, departments, and... More

    pp. 1277-1282

  7. Invariance of Factor Structure in Different Booklets of a Large Scale Test

    Murat Doğan Şahin, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey; Özlem Doruk, Anadolu University, Open Education FacultyTurkey, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 214–219

    The purpose of this study is to test the invariance of factor structure in different booklets (test groups) of the Financial Management course mid-term exam, which approximately 160.000 Business... More

    pp. 214-219

  8. Introducing Mobile Technology in Graduate Professional Education

    Gopesh Anand, Dilip Chhajed, Seung Won Hong & Norma Scagnoli

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 543–553

    The insertion of mobile technology in educational settings is becoming more prevalent, making it important to understand the effectiveness of such technology in enhancing students' learning... More

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  9. Assessing Success: The Impacts of a Fundamentals of Speech Course on Decreasing Public Speaking Anxiety

    Karla M. Hunter, Joshua N. Westwick & Laurie L. Haleta

    Communication Education Vol. 63, No. 2 (2014) pp. 124–135

    Despite assessment's prominence in higher education, many communication departments still find its implementation problematic. In this case study, we answer a call for heightened research... More

    pp. 124-135

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  10. "I'm a Student…Again"--Unexpected Lessons from a Professor Returning to School

    Tiffany F. Culver

    College Teaching Vol. 62, No. 3 (2014) pp. 83–85

    After receiving notification from administration that faculty could enroll in six semester hours cost-free, Tiffany F. Culver began to consider taking classes. Once she had enrolled in a master... More

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  11. Implementation of an Electronic Objective Structured Clinical Exam for Assessing Practical Skills in Pre-Professional Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Programs: Examiner and Course Coordinator Perspectives

    Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Samantha E. Ashby, Darren A. Rivett & Trevor Russell

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (2014) pp. 152–166

    Assessment of practical clinical skills is essential in the health fields. Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs), where examiners assess students performing clinical procedures on simulated... More

    pp. 152-166

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  12. Badges: A Common Currency for Learning

    Kyle Bowen & Andrea Thomas

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 46, No. 1 (2014) pp. 21–25

    Digital Badges--icons that can represent skills and achievements at a more fine-grained level than a degree--give colleges and universities a new way to document learning outcomes and to map the... More

    pp. 21-25

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  13. Evaluating the Impact of the Administrator and Administrative Structure of Online Programs at Nonprofit Private Colleges

    Rebecca Hoey, Fawn McCracken, Matt Gehrett & Rick Snoeyink

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 3 (2014)

    Nonprofit private colleges lag behind their public and for-profit counterparts in offering online programs. Many nonprofit private colleges affiliated with the Council for Christian Colleges & ... More

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  14. Selecting a Learning Management System (LMS) in Developing Countries: Instructors' Evaluation

    Nadire Cavus

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 5 (2013) pp. 419–437

    Learning management systems (LMSs) contain hidden costs, unclear user environments, bulky developer and administration manuals, and limitations with regard to interoperability, integration,... More

    pp. 419-437

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  15. Preparation for Social Service Leadership: Field Work and Virtual Organizations that Promote Critical Thinking in Administration Practice

    Brenda Williams-Gray

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 34, No. 2 (2014) pp. 113–128

    This article examines how to prepare professional social workers for real-world nonprofit leadership roles. A pilot course assignment that incorporates a quasi-organization fieldwork simulation... More

    pp. 113-128

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  16. Educational Technology and the Enclosure of Academic Labour inside Public Higher Education

    Richard Hall

    Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 52–82

    Across higher education in the United Kingdom, the procurement and deployment of educational technology increasingly impacts the practices of academic labour, in terms of administration, teaching... More

    pp. 52-82

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  17. Easy, Collaborative and Engaging--The Use of Cloud Computing in the Design of Management Classrooms

    Dirk Schneckenberg

    Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 4 (2014) pp. 412–435

    Background: Cloud computing has recently received interest in information systems research and practice as a new way to organise information with the help of an increasingly ubiquitous computer... More

    pp. 412-435

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  18. An Enhanced Approach to Combine Item Response Theory with Cognitive Diagnosis in Adaptive Testing

    Chun Wang, Chanjin Zheng & Hua-Hua Chang

    Journal of Educational Measurement Vol. 51, No. 4 (2014) pp. 358–380

    Computerized adaptive testing offers the possibility of gaining information on both the overall ability and cognitive profile in a single assessment administration. Some algorithms aiming for these... More

    pp. 358-380

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  19. Using Out-of-Level Items in Computerized Adaptive Testing

    Hua Wei & Jie Lin

    International Journal of Testing Vol. 15, No. 1 (2015) pp. 50–70

    Out-of-level testing refers to the practice of assessing a student with a test that is intended for students at a higher or lower grade level. Although the appropriateness of out-of-level testing... More

    pp. 50-70

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  20. Effects of Distance Learning on Learning Effectiveness

    Hong-Cheng Liu & Jih-Rong Yen

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 575–580

    The development of computers in the past two decades has resulted in the changes of education in enterprises and schools. The advance of computer hardware and platforms allow colleges generally... More

    pp. 575-580

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