Selected Styles in Web-Based Educational Research, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591407346
  • ISBN-13: 9781591407348
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 490 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Selected Styles in Web-Based Educational Research is concerned with the most common research styles in Web-based teaching or learning. It is intended for practitioners, educators and students, who wish to learn how to conduct research in online teaching and learning, and helps define style in educational research methodology. To enhance understanding, the writing style is conversational with detailed learning objectives, activities, procedures and illustrations to help the reader understand several common research styles.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Selected Styles in Web-Based Educational Research Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Research on Educational Technology Policy in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the European Union.
2: Research Styles and the Internet.
3: Research on Educational Technology Policy in the United States, Australia, Canada, and the European Union.
4: Internet Technology and Educational Research.
5: Technology Adoption and the Internet.
6: Narrowing the Focus: Reflection and Choice.
7: Conducting Case Study Educational Research on the Web.
8: Case Study Research and Online Learning: Types, Typologies, and Thesis Research.
9: An Intrinsic, Quantitive Case Study of WebCT Developers.
10: Qualitative Case Method and Web-Based Learning: The Application of Qualitative Research Methods to the Systematic Evaluation of Web-Based Learning Assessment Results.
11: Online Assessment in Programming Courses: A Multiple-Case Study.
12: Conducting Action Research with Web Tools.
13: Action Research with Internet Communications Tools.
14: Self-Assessment During Online Discussion: An Action Research Perspective.
15: Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning: An Example of Participatory Action Research.
16: Action Research with Internet Database Tools.
17: Designing Effective Online Educational Literature Searches: Procedures for Content Analysis and Validation.
18: Technical Action Research for Improving Web-Based Instructional Artifacts.
19: Assessment of Students by a Teacher with a Hand Held Device and a Networkable Database.
20: Exploring the Complexities in Online Formative Evaluations.
21: Conducting Formative Evaluations of Online Instructional Materials.
22: Strategies to Collect and Use Online Student Feedback: Improving Teaching through Formative Evaluation.
23: Conducting Experimental Research on Online Teaching and Learning.
24: Experimental Research and the Internet.
25: The Impact of Internet Learning Technology: Experimental Methods of Determination.
26: Effects of Anonymity and Accountability during Online Peer Assessment.
27: Can Seventh Graders Learn Fractions from a Web-Based Pedagogical Agent? Using Comparison Groups Three Times Over Several Weeks.
28: Proposal to Conduct Experimental Research on the Effects of Language Style and Voice Type of a Pedagogical Agent on Fifth Grade Learning and Motivation.
29: Conducting Qualitative Educational Research on the Web.
30: Alternative Approaches to Assessment with Online Technologies: Integrating Process and Product Outcomes.
31: Knowledge Construction Online: Does Constructivism Deliver the Goods?.
32: Conducting Qualitative Educational Research on the Internet.
33: Virtual Ethnography and Discourse Analysis.
34: Critical Virtual Ethnography.
35: Virtual Ethnography and Discourse Analysis.
36: Conducting Correlational Research on the Web.
37: Correlational Research and the Internet.
38: Using Structural Equations to Validate a New, Integrated Model of Web-Based Learning.
About the Authors.
Index.