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Open Praxis

Mar 31, 2017 Volume 9, Number 1

Editors

Inés Gil-Jaurena

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Open Praxis vol. 9 issue 1

    various Gil-Jaurena

    The first Open Praxis issue in volume 9 is an open issue that includes seven articles in the research papers section and one innovative practice paper. More

    pp. 1-120

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  2. Brief report on Open Praxis figures and data (2016)

    Ins Gil-Jaurena

    In this first issue in 2017, we briefly report on some illustrative statistics and information about Open Praxis development, covering until publication of volume 8 in 2016 and providing specific... More

    pp. 3-6

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  3. For whom, and for what? Not-yetness and thinking beyond open content

    Amy Collier & Jen Ross

    This article traces a line through contemporary critical perspectives on open online education, which challenge an emphasis on content and access that gives too much weight to instrumental goals of... More

    pp. 7-16

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  4. Implementing the First Cross-border Professional Development Online Course through International E-mentoring: Reflections and Perspectives

    Buddhini Jayatilleke, Geetha Kulasekara, Malinda Kumarasinha & Charlotte Gunawardena

    This research paper discusses the accomplishments, issues, and challenges experienced by Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) academics when offering the first cross-border professional development ... More

    pp. 31-44

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  5. Current Status of the MOOC Movement in the World and Reaction of the Turkish Higher Education Institutions

    Cengiz Aydin

    This manuscript intends to elaborate the current status of MOOC movement in the world and to reveal the results of a survey study in which the Turkish higher education institutions\u2019 reactions ... More

    pp. 59-78

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  6. Analysis of Student and Faculty Perceptions of Textbook Costs in Higher Education

    Michael Martin, Olga Belikov, John Hilton, David Wiley & Lane Fischer

    The cost of textbooks has continued to impact students in higher education. Students have reported that they make decisions on which courses to take based on the specific cost of textbooks. Faculty... More

    pp. 79-91

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  7. Building a Virtual Learning Environment to Foster Blended Learning Experiences in an Institute of Application in Brazil

    Andrea Ribeiro, Esequiel Oliveira & Rodrigo Mello

    Blended learning, the combination of face-to-face teaching with a virtual learning environment (VLE), is the theme of this study that aims at describing and analyzing the implementation of a VLE in... More

    pp. 109-120

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