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Gary E. McCullough

I am pleased to present the inaugural issue of Instructional Practice in Higher Education: an Online Journal.  The Online Journal is intended to address the apparent absence of opportunities for faculty and staff of career education postsecondary institutions to share...

Dr. Kitty Kautzer

Boyer's belief that scholarship may take the form of discovery, teaching, application or integration legitimizes the knowledge that is constructed by faculty members in physical and virtual classrooms found in career education institutions across the world.

Dr. Anthony Piña and Dr. Larry Bohn

Sullivan University, Kentucky’s largest private university, was the first for-profit career institution to receive regional accreditation from the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS).  Nearly half of the University’s degree and certificate programs are...

Dr. Joel Paul Ginsburg

Identifying the personality characteristics that “inhere” in successfully performing members of global virtual teams will address an existing gap in the literature dealing with global virtual team performance. Earlier research combined all characteristics affecting virtual teams (...

Patrick Frank
American InterContinental University, South Florida

Video presentations have become common components in hybrid course development, but their effectiveness is debated and may be indirect.  The impact of video presentations is assessed, student and faculty acceptance issues are analyzed, and the cost versus benefit issue is examined. ...

Lacy E. Boyd, Jr.

Ever since the invention of computers, telephones and other electronic devices, man has been trying to make them more secure, private, smaller.  The need for faster and more efficient devices has made us wonder about how we can continue to safeguard our privacy, and at the same time,...

Edward Marchewka
Colorado Technical University Online

Mathematics anxious individuals have a tendency to avoid mathematics, which can damage their mathematics competence and can have detrimental effects on their career.  This paper looks at several studies that may point to the cause of mathematics anxiety and then examines some of the...

Dr. May Lowery, Dr. Samuel Helms
Westwood College

This article reviews nine technologies that have the potential to positively impact education and the student experience.  These technologies are grouped into four categories: (a) communication (microblogging, social networking, podcasting), (b) classroom (interactive whiteboards,...

Dr. Gordon R. Haley & Dr. Phyllis A Parise
Cuyahoga Community College & Colorado Technical University

Given the current economic and subsequent employment uncertainty, people are returning to college to update their skills and acquire the credentials they need to be competitive in today's workforce.  As a result, faculty must be prepared to facilitate the learning process for an ever-...

Catherine Fuller
Colorado Technical University

When I think of my own elementary school experience during the 1980s, I think of a card catalog the librarian showed us how to use in order to find our favorite Ramona Quimby books; I picture Oregon Trail on the Apple IIe’s in our computer lab; I remember little orange lunch tickets that...