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Distance Education

1999 Volume 20, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Asynchronous Multimedia Conferencing in Continuing Professional Development: Issues in the Representation of Practice through User-Created Videoclips

    Peter Goodyear & Christine Steeples

    Discussion of asynchronous multimedia conferencing (AMC) focuses on its potential to support professional continuing development among geographically dispersed groups of practitioners. Describes a ... More

    pp. 31-48

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  2. Learning To Solve Problems on the Web: Aggregate Planning in a Business Management Course

    David Jonassen, Timari Prevish, David Christy & Euthemia Stavrulaki

    Describes a model for designing learning environments that engage learners in solving problems and can be delivered at a distance via the World Wide Web. Applies the model to a constructivist... More

    pp. 49-63

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  3. An Exploration of Learner Progress and Drop-Out in Korea National Open University

    Namin Shin & Juhu Kim

    Describes a study that examined which factors made a difference in distance learners' achievements and their continuous enrollment status over one year in the Korea National Open University.... More

    pp. 81-95

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  4. Unravelling the Complexities of Distance Education Student Attrition

    Christopher K. Morgan & Maureen Tam

    Reports results of an investigation into the complexities of student attrition in a distance education course at the University of Sydney. Results of interviews were divided into four main... More

    pp. 96-108

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  5. Attitudes of Business College Faculty and Administrators toward Distance Education: A National Survey

    Gary J. Ross & Marilyn G. Klug

    Describes results of a survey that measured business educators' attitudes toward distance education at both the baccalaureate and masters levels of instruction. Two simultaneous equation models... More

    pp. 109-28

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  6. Problem-Based Distance Learning of Energy Issues via Computer Network

    Goran Adelskold, Kjell Aleklett, Rune Axelsson & Jan Blomgren

    Reports experiences with problem-based learning that was modified for distance education and used for teaching energy issues at Uppsala University (Sweden). Discusses the use of computer networks, ... More

    pp. 129-43

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  7. The Roles of Tutors and Experts in Designing Online Education Courses

    Guglielmo Trentin & Santi Scimeca

    Considers the roles and the process that characterize the design of online distance education courses, especially when the online tutors are not real experts in the course content domain. Describes... More

    pp. 144-61

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