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Introduction To Oucampus Content Management System, Haiwang Yuan May 2012

Introduction To Oucampus Content Management System, Haiwang Yuan

DLPS Faculty Publications

This is a step-by-step tutorial the author has created for training his fellow librarians and staff during the migration of WKU's Web service to the new OUCampus content management system. It can be used universally for all those who are or will be using the same CMS platform.


An Analysis Of Factors Impacting K-12 Technology-Infused Design, Wesley A. Waddle May 2012

An Analysis Of Factors Impacting K-12 Technology-Infused Design, Wesley A. Waddle

Dissertations

Public education in the 21st Century can be characterized as being in a period of unparalleled change, including the adoption of Common Core State Standards, increased public accountability, and renewed emphasis on the educational needs of every student. Simultaneously, as public education seeks to address these demands, the digital divide between traditional classroom instruction and learning needs of 21st Century students continues to grow, despite considerable fiscal investments in educational technology.

This study examined two questions: What teacher-related factors positively impact the level of technology-infused lesson design? and To what degree does the use of an instructional framework to guide ...


A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle May 2012

A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In my WKU Honors College Capstone Experience entitled “A Virtual Tour of WKU’s Main Campus,” my task was to create a virtual tour students across the state, country and even around the world could use to view WKU’s campus without ever setting foot in Bowling Green. Throughout this experience, I filmed myself giving individual tour of over 60 different locations on WKU’s campus, with a total of 72 buildings and locations earning markers on the campus map. This virtual tour was created during the summer of 2011 and was completed by November of that same year. Once ...


Sense Of Community In Graduate Online Education: Contribution Of Learner To Learner Interaction, Jo Lita Shackelford, Margaret G. Maxwell Jan 2012

Sense Of Community In Graduate Online Education: Contribution Of Learner To Learner Interaction, Jo Lita Shackelford, Margaret G. Maxwell

Communication Sciences & Disorders Faculty Publications

Distance learning technologies offer a multitude of ways to build interaction into online courses to support learning. Based on social constructivism theory, this study explored which types of interaction are most predictive of students’ sense of community in online graduate courses at a regional comprehensive university. Surveys were used to measure sense of community and the frequency and importance of nine learner–learner interactions.

Interactions that were most predictive of sense of community were introductions, collaborative group projects, sharing personal experiences, entire class discussions, and exchanging resources. The interaction that offered the highest payoff to instructors was exchanging resources. The ...


Transforming A Rn To Bsn Program To An On-Line Delivery Format, Cathy H. Abell, Deborah Williams, M. Susan Jones Jan 2012

Transforming A Rn To Bsn Program To An On-Line Delivery Format, Cathy H. Abell, Deborah Williams, M. Susan Jones

Nursing Faculty Publications

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