PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

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Improving Interaction with Doctoral Candidates’ During the Dissertation Process. (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), Counsel for Higher Education Pedagogy (2011)
 

Virtual Worlds and Student Teaching Communities: Envisioning learning communities in virtual environments for distributed student teaching. (with Randall S. Dunn and Debra B. Hodgson), The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (2009)

Recent technological advances have afforded great opportunities for educators to meet the increasing demands of...

 

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

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Motivating Students to Learn: Is There a Difference between Traditional Books and e-Books? (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), In Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011 ( (2011)

Electronic books have been identified as a current trend in education and are being increasingly...

 

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Using Open Source Technologies to Increase Teacher Immediacy and Presence (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (2011)

Attrition rates in distance education teacher education programs is a concern for university administrators and...

 

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Audio-visual Student Created Wiki Textbooks (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (2010)

This tech-savvy generation of students, known as digital natives, desires to learn and to interact...

 

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Of Student Teachers and Avatars: Working Towards an Effective Model for Geographically Distributed Learning Communities of Pre-Service Educators Using Virtual Worlds. (with Randall Dunn, Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, and Deborah Hodgson), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (2010)

With greater distribution of learning communities through the expanding use of online and distance learning,...

 

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Overcoming Challenges in Learning Communities and Second Life (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), ISTE (2010)

The educational scholarly community has identified Second Life (and virtual worlds in general) as harboring...

 

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SharePoint Collaboration: Streamlining the Dissertation Process for Online Students (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific (2010)

In the era of Web 2.0, document editors and collaborative workspaces have emerged. Primary functions...

 

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Student Teaching and Second Life: Using Second Life to Connect Distributed Interns. (with Randall Dunn and Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (2010)

Virtual world technologies such as Second Life and There has generated much interest concerning its...

 

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The Achievement Gap in the Asynchronous Online Classroom (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (2010)

Higher Education administrators and educators seek to understand how to design and to facilitate online...

 

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Virtual Worlds and Learning Communities for Distributed Pre-Service Educators. (with Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Randall Dunn), ISTE (2010)

Recent technological advances have afforded great opportunities for educators to meet the increasing demands of...

 

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Examining the Impact of Learning Communities on Motivation, The Quarterly Review of Distance Education (2005)

The purpose of this study was to determine if learning communities have an inherent motivational...

 

DISSERTATION

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Heard but Not Seen: Instructor-Led Video and its Effect on Learning, Faculty Dissertations (2008)

Educators and instructional designers are seeking ways to increase levels of learning. One of the...