Madlat 2012: Inquiries into Technology-Based Course Delivery: Our Lessons Learned

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Slides for presentation at MADLaT 2012. Winnipeg, MB, May 4.

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  • 1. Inquiries into Technology- Based Course Delivery: Our Lessons Learned Glenn Cockerline Mike Nantais Lili Jardine Brandon University Brandon University Brandon S.D.
  • 2. Agenda & Session Goal 1. Introduction 2. Overview of three studies 3. Study 1: perceptual modalities 4. Study 2: educator perspectives 5. Study 3: learner perspectives 6. Areas of overlap 7. Discussion Our goal:To find an overlap in the findings of 3 independent studies & discuss their implications for practice.
  • 3. Perceptual EducatorModalities Perspectives Learner Perspectives Three Studies
  • 4. Study 1 Cognitive Styles in Student Use,Perception, and Satisfaction With Online Learning A quantitative study (N=98)
  • 5. Premise The brain is the interface between us andour environment
  • 6. Research QuestionIs there a correlation between student’sperceptual modality & their: comfort with BlackBoard use of BlackBoard satisfaction with BlackBoard
  • 7. Study 2Lessons Learned from Practitioners of Online Learning A qualitative study (N=6 & 16)
  • 8. Purpose of the study: ~ to investigate technology-based distance education (particularly ‘web-based delivery’)by exploring effective practices for course design, delivery and instruction. ~ exploratory, qualitative study of current practice & experience in SW Manitoba (interviews & focus group) ~ perspective of practitioner
  • 9. Study 3Increasing Student Success and Satisfaction with Online Learning: An Examination ofOnline Learning Systems in a Rural School Division in SW Manitoba A mixed methods study (N=56)
  • 10. Research Question What are the factors correlated withstudents’ success and satisfaction with online courses?
  • 11. Summary: areas of overlap Please refer to the handout.
  • 12. Thank you!