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Dear colleagues, Vol. 9, No. 3 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at http://jolt.merlot.org/) has been published and is available online. The contents of the issue are listed below. In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learning and teaching. I hope you will find several articles of interest, and that you will take the time to forward this notice to colleagues who might also be interested in JOLT. (If they, too, would like to register to receive notification of newly published JOLT issues, they may do so here: http://grapevine.merlot.org/joltnews/joltlistserv.php?action=add .) The next issue, Vol. 9, No. 4, will be released in the coming weeks. You may also be interested to know that following the success of the special issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that was published earlier this year, the first 2014 issue (Vol. 10, No. 1) of the journal will include a special section containing a further five articles on MOOCs. Kind regards, Mark J. W. Lee Editor, MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching *** JOLT VOL. 9, NO. 3 CONTENTS *** * Research Papers * An Exploration of Students' Experiences of Learning in an Online Primary Teacher Education Program Margaret Cain and Sharon Phillip 304-315 Quality of Interactions in Face-to-Face and Hybrid Career Development Courses: An Exploration of Students' Perceptions Siu-Man Raymond Ting and Laura M. Gonzalez 316-327 The Use of E-Learning Tools for Improving Hispanic Students' Academic Performance Jennie Johnson and Edith Galy 328-340 Adjunct versus Full-Time Faculty: Comparison of Student Outcomes in the Online Classroom Brian Mueller, B. Jean Mandernach, and Kelly Sanderson 341-352 Experiences with Military Online Learners: Toward a Mindful Practice David Starr-Glass 353-363 Which Instructional Design Models are Educators Using to Design Virtual World Instruction? Victor J. Soto 364-375 Using a Video Game as an Advance Organizer: Effects on Development of Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge, Cognitive Load, and Casual Adoption Jennifer J. Vogel-Walcutt, Katherine Del Giudice, Logan Fiorella, and Denise Nicholson 376-392 * Case Studies * Developing a Supportive Framework for Learning on Biosciences Field Courses through Video-Based Resources Anne E. Goodenough, Lynne MacTavish, and Adam G. Hart 393-405 Improving Undergraduate Sociology Students' Presentation Skills through Reflective Learning in an Online Learning Environment Natalia V. Smirnova and Irina V. Nuzha 406-417 Old Concepts, New Tools: An Action Research Project on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Teacher Education Orly Sela 418-430 The Efficacy of Online Exam-Review Sessions: Reaching Both High- and Low-Performing Students Rachel Sturm-Beiss 431-438 * Position Paper * Instructional Design Collaboration: A Professional Learning and Growth Experience Barbara Brown, Sarah Elaine Eaton, D. Michele Jacobsen, Sylvie Roy, and Sharon Friesen 439-452 ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.

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Dear colleagues, Vol. 9, No. 3 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at http://jolt.merlot.org/) has been published and is available online. The contents of the issue are listed below. In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learning and teaching. I hope you will find several articles of interest, and that you will take the time to forward this notice to colleagues who might also be interested in JOLT. (If they, too, would like to register to receive notification of newly published JOLT issues, they may do so here: http://grapevine.merlot.org/joltnews/joltlistserv.php?action=add .) The next issue, Vol. 9, No. 4, will be released in the coming weeks. You may also be interested to know that following the success of the special issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that was published earlier this year, the first 2014 issue (Vol. 10, No. 1) of the journal will include a special section containing a further five articles on MOOCs. Kind regards, Mark J. W. Lee Editor, MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching *** JOLT VOL. 9, NO. 3 CONTENTS *** * Research Papers * An Exploration of Students' Experiences of Learning in an Online Primary Teacher Education Program Margaret Cain and Sharon Phillip 304-315 Quality of Interactions in Face-to-Face and Hybrid Career Development Courses: An Exploration of Students' Perceptions Siu-Man Raymond Ting and Laura M. Gonzalez 316-327 The Use of E-Learning Tools for Improving Hispanic Students' Academic Performance Jennie Johnson and Edith Galy 328-340 Adjunct versus Full-Time Faculty: Comparison of Student Outcomes in the Online Classroom Brian Mueller, B. Jean Mandernach, and Kelly Sanderson 341-352 Experiences with Military Online Learners: Toward a Mindful Practice David Starr-Glass 353-363 Which Instructional Design Models are Educators Using to Design Virtual World Instruction? Victor J. Soto 364-375 Using a Video Game as an Advance Organizer: Effects on Development of Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge, Cognitive Load, and Casual Adoption Jennifer J. Vogel-Walcutt, Katherine Del Giudice, Logan Fiorella, and Denise Nicholson 376-392 * Case Studies * Developing a Supportive Framework for Learning on Biosciences Field Courses through Video-Based Resources Anne E. Goodenough, Lynne MacTavish, and Adam G. Hart 393-405 Improving Undergraduate Sociology Students' Presentation Skills through Reflective Learning in an Online Learning Environment Natalia V. Smirnova and Irina V. Nuzha 406-417 Old Concepts, New Tools: An Action Research Project on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Teacher Education Orly Sela 418-430 The Efficacy of Online Exam-Review Sessions: Reaching Both High- and Low-Performing Students Rachel Sturm-Beiss 431-438 * Position Paper * Instructional Design Collaboration: A Professional Learning and Growth Experience Barbara Brown, Sarah Elaine Eaton, D. Michele Jacobsen, Sylvie Roy, and Sharon Friesen 439-452 ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.
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