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Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

January 2012 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 21

  1. Digital Storytelling: Kizoa, Animoto, and Photo Story 3

    Kevin Yee & Jace Hargis

    Educators know that students create better projects when they are personally invested in the material. The rewards are particularly significant when students can exercise some degree of creativity ... More

    pp. 12-14

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  2. The Role of Servant Leadership in Faculty Development Programs: A Review of the Literature

    Eric James Russell

    The following note is that a review of existing literature pertaining to servant leadership and faculty development. Specifically, this work discussed delivering servant leadership to online... More

    pp. 15-19

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  3. Issues and Problems in Distance Education

    Nadia Rashid & Muhammad Rashid

    Distance education and its relationship to emerging computer technologies have together offered many promises to the field of education. In practice however, the combination often falls short of... More

    pp. 20-26

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  4. Is E-Learning Necessary for University Students? A Case from Iran

    Faranak Omidian & Fatemeh Keyvanifard

    Today many claim that e-learning can result in considerable time and cost-savings, such as traveling, work time and etc. This study was conducted to investigate these questions: should e-learning... More

    pp. 27-33

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  5. Development an Instrument to Measure University Students' Attitude towards E-Learning

    Vandana Mehra & Faranak Omidian

    The study of student's attitude towards e-learning can in many ways help managers better prepare in light of e-learning for the future. This article describes the process of the development of an... More

    pp. 34-51

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  6. Adapting Online Self-Regulated Learning Scale into Turkish

    Ozgen Korkmaz & Sinan Kaya

    The purpose of this study is to determine online self-regulated learning levels of students by adapting "Online Self-Regulated Learning Scale" designed by Barnard and his colleagues into Turkish.... More

    pp. 52-67

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  7. eFACT: Formative Assessment of Classroom Teaching for Online Classes

    Gina G. Berridge, Samantha Penney & Judith A. Wells

    As online degrees and programs increase in number and popularity so does the need for excellence and quality in the programs and courses offered. Becoming more scholarly in online course delivery, ... More

    pp. 68-78

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  8. Use of Educational Technology in Promoting Distance Education

    Muhammad Rashid & Uzma Elahi

    Educational technology plays an important role in distance education system. By adapting new communication educational technologies in distance educational programmes their quality could be ensured... More

    pp. 79-86

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  9. E-Learning Turkish Language and Grammar: Analyzing Learners' Behavior

    Panagiotis Georgalas

    This study analyses the behavior and the preferences of the Greek learners of Turkish language, who use a particular e-learning website in parallel with their studies, namely: http://turkish... More

    pp. 87-99

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  10. The Proposed Model of Collaborative Virtual Learning Environment for Introductory Programming Course

    Mahfudzah Othman & Muhaini Othman

    This paper discusses the proposed model of the collaborative virtual learning system for the introductory computer programming course which uses one of the collaborative learning techniques known... More

    pp. 100-111

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  11. Evaluation of the Distance Education Pre-Service Teachers' Opinions about Teaching Practice Course (Case of Izmir City)

    Meral Guven, Dilruba Kurum & Mustafa Saglam

    The aim of this study was to determine the distance education pre-service teachers' opinions about the teaching practice course. The study was conducted with descriptive method. For data collection... More

    pp. 112-127

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  12. A Comparative Study of Student Satisfaction Level in Distance Learning and Live Classroom at Higher Education Level

    Azhar Mahmood, Sheikh Tariq Mahmood & Allah Bakhsh Malik

    The technology has embraced the innovative learning methodologies. Distance Learning has taken the place of traditional face-to-face educational environment. The purpose of this study was to... More

    pp. 128-136

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  13. A Comparison of Student Satisfaction between Traditional and Blended Technology Course Offerings in Physical Education

    Nikolaos Vernadakis, Maria Giannousi, Efi Tsitskari, Panagiotis Antoniou & Efthimis Kioumourtzoglou

    Blended learning With the concerns and dissatisfaction with e-learning, educators are searching for alternative instructional delivery solutions to relieve the above problems. The blended e... More

    pp. 137-147

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  14. Challenges and Strategies for E-Learning Development in the Payame Noor University of Iran

    Mahnaz Mohamadzadeh, Jabraeal Farzaneh, Mina Mousavi, Rouhallah Ma'ghabl & Mahdi Moenikia

    Higher education in Iran is confronting with several challenges; some of them are increasing demand for education and insufficiency of current programs to meet the growing needs, emerging... More

    pp. 148-159

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  15. Stay Here, Go Further: The Status of Open and Distance Education in Bangladesh Open University (BOU) in Comparison to Two Other South Asian Countries

    Monira Jahan, Selina Akhter & Rakib Habib

    Distance education has emerged out of social compulsion, the dynamics of change and new cultures. It was the failure of traditional systems to be able to meet the demand in countries, where the... More

    pp. 160-173

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  16. Promoting Socialization in Distance Education

    Shelia Y. Tucker

    Learners enjoy the convenience of being able to take online courses, yet many reports missing the face-to-face contact with their peers. This researcher has sought to tap into the vision of Ferratt... More

    pp. 174-182

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  17. Virtual Chemistry Laboratory: Effect of Constructivist Learning Environment

    Zeynep Tatli & Alipasa Ayas

    The lab applications, which were started to be applied through mid 19th century, not only provide a new point of view but also bring about a new dimension to the lessons. At early times they were... More

    pp. 183-199

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  18. Developing a Questionnaire to Measure Students' Attitudes toward the Course Blog?

    Zahra Shahsavar & Bee Hoon Tan

    The rapid growth of using Web 2.0 tools such as blogs has increased online courses in education. Questionnaires are the most commonly used instruments to assess students' attitudes toward the... More

    pp. 200-210

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  19. A Web-Based Virtual Classroom System Model

    Olumide S. Adewale, Emmanuel O. Ibam & B K. Alese

    The population of students all over the world is growing without a proportionate increase in teaching/learning resources/infrastructure. There is also much quest for learning in an environment that... More

    pp. 211-223

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  20. Impact of Technological Advancement on Pedagogy

    Mounia Abik, Rachida Ajhoun & Lerma Ensias

    To improve the quality of learning, pedagogues have prescribed different pedagogical approaches (constructivist, cognitivist...). However, the effective implementation of the majority of these... More

    pp. 224-237

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