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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

October 2014 Volume 4, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Management Education Collaboration Networks

    Owen Hall & Kenneth Ko, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, United States

    Management education has come a long way since Sir Isaac Pitman initiated the first correspondence course in the early 1840s. Today the demands from a globalized economy are causing a sea change in... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Leveraging Multitasking Opportunities to Increase Motivation and Engagement in Online Classrooms: An Action Research Case Study

    Glenda Gunter, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States; Robert Kenny, Department of Leadership, Technology, and Research, Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL, United States

    Newer social media have brought about attention deficits brought on by a flood of distractions, such as text messaging, blogging, and browsing on mobile devices and laptops brought into the... More

    pp. 17-30

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  3. Multicultural Considerations for Curriculum Developers of Online Courses

    Beth Sargent, Cynthia Gautreau & Kristin Stang, California State University, Fullerton, CA, United States

    Grounded in the dimensional model of national culture, the purpose of this literature review was to investigate (a) the cultural impact of globalization on online instruction (in particular Eastern... More

    pp. 31-43

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  4. A Learner-Centered Design Framework for E-Learning

    Wendy Fasso, Central Queensland University, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia; Cecily Knight, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia; Bruce Knight, Central Queensland University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

    This paper presents a design framework for online learning. The framework is based upon the taxonomy devised by Dettmer (2006). In a learner-centered focus, it draws together the cognitive,... More

    pp. 44-59

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  5. Exploring Facebook (FB) as an Online Tutorial Complement in Distance Education

    Adhi Susilo, Open University, Indonesia; David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Facebook (FB) has become the “communication portal” for social networking, which has rapidly transformed the way people communicate and stay connected. From an educational perspective, social... More

    pp. 60-75

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