Share Paper: Faculty Adoption of Technology: The Use of Elluminate Live-- What We Have here is a failure to Illuminate

  1. G. Andrew Page, Alaska Pacific University, United States
  2. John Pauli, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
  3. Chris Sturm, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
  4. Micah Fierstein, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
Wednesday, March 9 4:20-4:40 PM McGavock's C

Abstract: Abstract: The evolution of online learning to a hybrid or blended learning framework offers enhanced learning possibilities for interactivity and engagement (Arbasz & Baker, 2003; Albrecht, 2006; Bonk & Graham, 2006; Bonk, Kim & Zeng, 2006; Bourne & Seaman; Garrison & Vaughn, 2008). New technologies present new challenges (Gaither-Shepherd, 2004; Wolski & Jackson, 1999) and this research provides insight into the pedagogy of synchronous online learning. The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore how faculty members are using a synchronous conferencing tool in teaching via online learning. The Diffusion of Innovations theory (DoI, Rogers, 2003) was used ...