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Stories About Writing (Centers): Sites of Innovation in (Online) Writing Instruction
In this dissertation I study the University of Houston Writing Center (UHWC) as a site for innovative writing instruction while simultaneously critiquing business-model approaches to the teaching of writing. Using the ...
Synchronous Online Collaborations: Discussing and Solving Problems Using Virtual Tools
There is currently a lack of research regarding instances when individuals use virtual tools collaboratively to solve and discuss mathematical problems synchronously online (Francis & Jacobsen, 2013). This study investigated ...
Role of Peer Designed and Moderated Case Studies on Student Motivation in Asynchronous Online Discussions
Asynchronous online discussion is one of the most common methods for course content discussion in online, hybrid and sometimes face to face courses. Learner participation in these discussions has been found to be the key ...
Mathematics and Science Teachersâ€™ Transfer of Online Learning to Face-to-Face Classrooms
Historically, science and mathematics teacher educators model best practices in face-to-face settings as a way to teach about learner-centered instruction. As this challenge has begun to be met in recent years by instructors ...
Effectiveness of an undergraduate core curricula physical activity and obesity course on students’ health behaviors.
With more than half of college students falling short of government guidelines for exercise and nutrition (ACHA, 2009), effective interventions targeting young adults during this transitional time are critical. Research ...