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International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 (Apr 01, 2003)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1805
The growth in use of the Internet and other telecommunications technologies in education is changing the role of the instructor from that of a provider of information to that of a tutor. This new role of the instructor requires different skills to ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1581–1582
Multimedia instruction must follow instructional design principles that are based on learning theories. This session will share an effective model for designing learning materials and will describe the strategies that should be used when designing ...
World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning 2018 (Nov 11, 2018) pp. 8–13
Mobile technology is becoming prevalent in today’s society. Yet despite the widespread use of Internet-accessible mobile devices, very little research has been undertaken to examine the value that mobile technology may have (Cheung & Hew, 2009),...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 14, No. 2 (May 09, 2013) pp. 14–27
As the world becomes more digitized, there will be an increasing need to make available learning resources in electronic format for access by information and communication technologies. The question education will face is whether these learning...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (2005) pp. 15–33
Abstract: This study investigated whether differences in Kolb learning style types were associated with online conferencing performance, as measured by various indicators of level of participation and network involvement. The Kolb LSI was used to...
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2005) pp. 1–22
This paper reports on a case study that examined the process of designing and evaluating a learning object to help students understand the therapeutic principles of drug administration. The challenges and issues associated with creating learning...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (2005) pp. 5–22
This article describes a study of the relation between learning style, as measured by the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, and online communication behavior, as measured by analysis of transcripts of computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) interaction...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 14, No. 1 (1999) pp. 75–88
Reviews the development phase of a collaborative inquiry initiative undertaken among staff in the Center for Distance Education, Athabasca University, Canada, to identify competencies required of master's-level experts in distance education. The...
Affective Learning Outcomes in Workplace Training: A Test of Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Online Learning Environments
Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (2004) pp. 15–35
Research employing an experimental design pilot-tested two delivery platforms, WebCT™ and vClass™, for the generation of affective learning outcomes in the workplace. Using a sample of volunteer participants in the help-desk industry, participants...
RUSC. Universities and Knowledge Society Journal Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2014) pp. 142–151
The evolution of wireless technologies and the development of applications for mobile devices in higher education have been spectacular. For many educators, mobile technology in the field of teaching and learning has recently become one of the most...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 24, No. 2 (2010) pp. 59–82
Can mobile technology improve flexibility and quality of interaction for graduate students in distance programs? This paper reports the results of an innovative study exploring the usability, learning, and social interaction of mobile access to...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 24, No. 1 (2010) pp. 1–20
The advances of communication technologies have allowed professionals to work on distance education projects in a telework environment. Managers of these projects must have the skills to manage the projects from a distance. They must be able to...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (2006) pp. 143–161
This study explored barriers and facilitating factors affecting the development and use of learning objects in developing instructional materials and their use in supporting individualized learning. Over a two-month period, students in a graduate...
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education Vol. 44, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 43–59
Recent statistics on the use of mobile technology proclaim that the world is becoming mobile. People use their phones to socialize, to conduct business, to search for information, and more. For the first time in history, people around the world have ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jul 01, 2001)
An analysis of the interaction patterns in an online conference from a distance education graduate course was conducted, using an approach that focused on the transcript's interactional and structural features. A new tool for transcript analysis,...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 21, No. 2 (2006) pp. 44–57
This article reports findings from a study exploring the generativity (Gibbons, Nelson, & Richards, 2000; Parrish, 2004) and discoverability (Friesen, 2001) of learning objects in the hands of the learner. Through the convergence of two separate...
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (2016) pp. 32–56
The concept of situation awareness is essential in enhancing collaborative learning. Learners require information from different awareness aspects to deduce a learning situation for decision-making. Designing learning environments that assist...
Developing and Designing a New Innovative Approach for Teachers’ Professional Development in the UAE: Wamda Case Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 942–948
Mobile technology, advanced technologies and intelligent techniques have affected the mainstream society and have become part of individuals’ daily routine. These technologies can offer extremely powerful opportunities in the education realm, since...
Alberta Journal of Educational Research Vol. 46, No. 1 (2000) pp. 85–88
The Zhu model for analyzing computer mediated communications was further developed by an Athabasca University (Alberta) distance education research team based on ease of use, reliability, validity, theoretical support, and cross-discipline utility....
Martha Cleveland-Innes; Rory McGreal; Terry Anderson; Norm Friesen; Mohamed Ally; Tony Tin; Rodger Graham; Susan Moisey; Anita Petrinjak; Steve Schafer
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 21, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2005) pp. 367–381
Athabasca University - Canada's Open University (AU) made the commitment to put all of its courses online as part of its Strategic University Plan. In pursuit of this goal, AU participated in the eduSource project, a pan-Canadian effort to build...