Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorClark, Donald L.
dc.creatorSpillane, Stacia Ann
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-02T20:19:57Z
dc.date.available2020-09-02T20:19:57Z
dc.date.issued1993
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/DISSERTATIONS-1483789
dc.descriptionVita.en
dc.description.abstractThe first year of instructional use of the Trans Texas Videoconference Network (TTVN) by selected members of Texas A&M University faculty was the focal point of the case study. Factors affecting faculty use of TTVN on campus were examined by interviewing and observing eight first-time, instructional users of the system. A study of organizational change process involving a complex communication technology was described using a naturalistic methodology defined by Lincoln and Guba (1985). Trends from the review of literature indicated that first time users of communication technology for classes have problems adjusting to increased demands. The attitudes of users (instructors) and clients (students) reported in survey studies indicated that satisfaction with distance classes depended on audience needs. Formal course evaluations reflected little difference between remote and on-site student performance, except on the attitudinal level where the degree of satisfaction with the course increased with instructor contact. Strategies for providing instructional experiences to compensate for distance and methods for establishing rapport outside the classroom were suggested. A case study format was designed to look into the process with the users in order to understand the obstacles from their perspective. Current and long-range solutions to the instructional problems or challenges were also explored. The obstacle encountered by the instructors evolved into issues, which were compared and evaluated in terms of themes...en
dc.format.extentxiii, 232 leavesen
dc.format.mediumelectronicen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsThis thesis was part of a retrospective digitization project authorized by the Texas A&M University Libraries. Copyright remains vested with the author(s). It is the user's responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holder(s) for re-use of the work beyond the provision of Fair Use.en
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
dc.subjectTexas A & M Universityen
dc.subjectMajor industrial educationen
dc.subjectTelecommunication in educationen
dc.subjectUniversities and collegesen
dc.subjectFacultyen
dc.subjectUniversity extensionen
dc.subject.classification1993 Dissertation S756
dc.subject.lcshTexas A & M Universityen
dc.subject.lcshFacultyen
dc.subject.lcshTelecommunication in educationen
dc.subject.lcshCase studiesen
dc.subject.lcshTexasen
dc.subject.lcshUniversity extensionen
dc.subject.lcshCase studiesen
dc.subject.lcshTexasen
dc.titleA case study of first time use of the Trans Texas Video Network by faculty at Texas A & M Universityen
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A&M Universityen
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyen
thesis.degree.namePh. Den
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBriers, Gary E.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberHouseholder, Daniel L.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberYoung-Hawkins, LaVerne H.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberZent, Rodney L.
dc.type.genredissertationsen
dc.type.materialtexten
dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digitalen
dc.publisher.digitalTexas A&M University. Libraries
dc.identifier.oclc32714529


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

This item and its contents are restricted. If this is your thesis or dissertation, you can make it open-access. This will allow all visitors to view the contents of the thesis.

Request Open Access