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Study of Students and Information Technology, 2014
October 30, 2014

For the 2014 student techology use study, ECAR also collaborated with 213 institutions to collect responses from 75,306 undergraduate students about their technology experiences. Key F…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013
September 16, 2013

Key Findings See the 2013 report for a full list of key messages, findings, and supporting data. Students recognize the value of technology but still need guidance when it comes to b…

Strategic Directives for Learning Management System Planning
September 21, 2010

This ECAR research bulletin reviews theoretical and practical publications that explore individual components of learning management system (LMS) behavior and isolates the primary claims, functi…

What If…? Measuring Impacts of Policy Decisions on Technical Resources
July 31, 2007

This ECAR research bulletin discusses how systems dynamics is being applied to higher education administration. It offers a case study for modeling growth in usage of a learning management system…

Measuring Student Experiences with Course Management Systems
September 12, 2006

This research bulletin draws on the results of several research studies that are centered on the student experience with course management systems. These studies provide insight on student course…

Enriching Student Experience Through Blended Learning
June 6, 2006

The growth, and in some cases the very rapid spread, of blended learning across many institutions from community colleges to research universities arguably springs from the flexibility of the pat…

Faculty Use of Course Management Systems
July 20, 2003

This is 2003 ECAR survey instrument used for ECAR Research Study concerning Faculty Use of Course Management Systems. This is 2003 ECAR survey in…

Faculty Use of Course Management Systems Key Findings
May 20, 2003

Faculty Use of Course Management Systems is a key findings summary of how faculty members use course management systems for teaching. Faculty Use…

Blended Learning
March 30, 2004

Seven years of research at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has found that blended courses--those that combine face-to-face instruction with online learning and reduced classroom contact h…

Student and Faculty Perspectives on E-Learning Support
August 5, 2003

This research bulletin examines the attitudes of instructional faculty and students toward e-learning support. It measures how those attitudes are formed and how they influence e-learning success…