Proceedings

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Kumar, S. & Arnold, P. (2014). Assessing Transformational Learning in Online Professional Programs: Methodological Approaches and Challenges. In A. M. Teixeira & A. Szűcs, (Eds.) Challenges for Research into Open & Distance Learning: Doing Things Better – Doing Better Things (pp. 173-184). Oxford, UK: EDEN (Proceedings of the European Distance and E-Learning Network 2014 Research Workshop Oxford, UK).

Arnold, P. & Kumar, S. (2014). Räumchen wechsle dich” – Eigenräume und Raumwechsel beim Aufbau einer Online Community of Practice. In K. Rummler (Ed.), Medien in der Wissenschaft (67). Lernräume gestalten – Bildungskontexte vielfältig denken (pp. 473-484). Münster, Germany: Waxmann Verlag. Proceedings of Gesellschaft für Medien in der Wissenschaft (GMW) 2014, Zurich, Switzerland. Best Paper Award.

Mayrberger, K. & Kumar, S. (2014). Mediendidaktik und Educational Technology: Zwei Perspektiven auf die Gestaltung von Lernumgebungen mit digitalen Medien. In K. Rummler (Ed.), Medien in der Wissenschaft (67). Lernräume gestalten – Bildungskontexte vielfältig denken (pp. 44-55). Münster, Germany: Waxmann Verlag. Proceedings of Gesellschaft fürMedien in der Wissenschaft (GMW) 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.

Arnold, P. & Kumar, S. (2014). E-Portfolios – Fostering systematic reflection in social work education. In P. Zaphiris & A. Ioannou (Eds.), Learning and Collaboration Technologies. Technology-Rich Environments for Learning and Collaboration 8524 (pp. 351-362). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. Proceedings of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) International 2014, Heraklion, Greece.

Arnold, P. & Kumar, S. (2014). Crossing Professional Thresholds with Networked Learning? An analysis of student e-portfolios using the threshold concept perspective.  In Bayne, S., Jones, C., de Laat, M., Ryberg, T. & Sinclair, C. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conferenceon Networked Learning 2014 (pp. 9-16).

Hart, M. & Kumar, S. (2014). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)-Based Course Design in Preservice Social Studies Education. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 2367-2375). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. TPACK SIG Best Paper Award.

Kumar, S. & Hart, M. (2014). Social Presence in Learner-driven Social Media Environments. In M. Searson & M. Ochoa (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (pp. 73-78). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Arnold, P., Kumar, S., Thillosen, A. & Ebner, M. (2014). Offering cMOOCs collaboratively: The COER13 experience from the convenors’ perspective. In Proceedings of European Stakeholders MOOC Summit 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland (pp.184-188).

Johnson, M. L., Kumar, S. & Hardemon, T. (2013) Strategies for Mentoring Online Doctoral Students through the Dissertation Process. Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association annual meeting (AERA), San Francisco, CA. April, 2013.

Kumar, S. & Dawson, K. (2013). Best practice and program-based research in an online professional practice doctorate for educational technologists. Proceedings of the International Conference for Doctoral Education April 2013, Orlando, FL (pp. 138-151).

Kumar, S. & Leeman, J. (2013). Critical Adoption of Content-Specific Technologies in Pre-Service Teacher Education. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 3965-3971). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S., Ochoa, M. & Walker, B. (2013). Faculty-Librarian Collaboration for Student Support in an Online Graduate Program. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 654-661). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. & Drexler, W. (2012). Pre-service Teachers’ Creation of Online Artifacts using Web 2.0: A Matter of Convenience?. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2012 (pp. 2013-2018). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Eley, E.K., Kumar, S. & Liu, F. (2012). Pre-service Elementary Teachers’ Use of Social Media: Highlighting the Importance of Educational Technology Courses. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 4226-4231). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. & Ochoa, M. (2011). Student-Centered Library Instruction: An Assessment of Online Graduate Students’ Information Literacy Skills and Needs. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (pp. 2002-2009). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Outstanding Paper award.

Kumar, S., Edwards, M. & Ochoa, M. (2010). Analysis of Online Students’ Use of Embedded Library Instruction in a Graduate Educational Technology Course. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 664-671). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. & Vigil, K. (2010). Pre-service Teachers’ Perspectives on Web 2.0 Integration in Teacher Education Courses. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 1908-1913). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. & Sessums, C. (2010). Powerpoints to Podcasts: Students’ Use of Web 2.0 in Course Assessments in Higher Education. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 2766-2771). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. & Deese, R. (2010). Teaching History with Blogs – A Case Study of Student Engagement. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 2011-2016). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2009). Undergraduate perceptions of the usefulness of Web 2.0 in higher education: Survey Development. In D. Remenyi (Ed.) Proceedings of 8th European Conference on E-learning, Italy, 308-314. http://www.academic-conferences.org/ecel/ecel2010/ecel09-proceedings.htm

Kumar, S. (2009). Educational Wiki Design for Connectedness and Learning: Measuring Graduate Students’ Sense of Community. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2009 (pp. 1764-1767). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2009). Designing wikis for collaborative learning and knowledge-building in higher education. In A. Dimitracopoulou, C. O’Malley, D. Suthers, & P. Reimann (Eds.) Proceedings of the 9th international Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning – Volume 2(pp. 118-119). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Kumar, S. (2009) Building a Learning Community using Wikis in Educational Technology Courses. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2009 (pp. 2848-2852). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Cavanaugh, T., Cavanaugh, C., & Kumar, S. (2009). Class Map for Community in Online Education Course. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) 2009 (pp. 285-301). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2008). Online Course Development – Where do we Start? In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008 (pp. 3440-3444). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2008). Strategies for Integrating and Evaluating Online Discussions in Face-to-face Courses. In In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008 (pp.4217-4220). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2008). Using Asynchronous Online Discussions to Enhance Classroom Discussion in Teacher Education Courses. In K. McFerrin et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference (SITE) 2008 (pp. 1455-1462). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2008). Can We Model Wiki Use in Technology Courses to Help Teachers Use Wikis in their Classrooms? In K. McFerrin et al. (Eds.)Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference (SITE) 2008 (pp. 2068-2071). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2007). Professor use, facilitation, and assessment of asynchronous online discussions in on-campus courses. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 2855-2863). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2007). Student and professor perceptions of course Web site use in web-enhanced instruction. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.) Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 4321-4326). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Kumar, S. (2005). Student Knowledge Construction during Asynchronous Online Discussions in a Face-to Face course. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 (pp. 739-742). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.