You are here:

European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

Volume 18, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Examining Collective Authorship in Collaborative Writing Tasks through Digital Storytelling

    Ana Sevilla-Pavón

    The advent of Web 2.0 has fostered the emergence of a new collaborative culture shared by internet users worldwide in which the notions of intertextuality and hypertext have evolved, resulting in... More

    View Abstract
  2. The Role of Open and Distance Higher Education in Detainees in Greek Detention Facilities

    Charitini Linardatou & Evangelia Manousou

    The purpose of this article is to present the results of the qualitative research conducted in Detention Facilities in Greece in connection with the preparation of the thesis (Linardatou, 2012).... More

    pp. 1-14

    View Abstract
  3. Aesthetic Literacy: Observable Phenomena and Pedagogical Applications for Mobile Lifelong Learning (mLLL)

    Michael Sean & Pekka Ihanainen

    This paper proposed a method for developing capacity for lifelong learning in open spaces, defined here as places without predefined learning structures or objectives, through the cultivation of... More

    pp. 15-34

    View Abstract
  4. Peer Observation for Online Distance Learning Tutors: Creating the Conditions for Effective Peer Exchange

    Richard Walker

    This article explores how online distance learning tutors working within a higher education context may be supported in their professional development through participation on an institutional peer... More

    pp. 35-52

    View Abstract
  5. A Systematic Review of the Socio-Ethical Aspects of Massive Online Open Courses

    Vivien Rolfe

    Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer learners across the globe unprecedented access to education. Through sophisticated e-learning technologies and web approaches, MOOCs attract massive scale ... More

    pp. 53-72

    View Abstract
  6. Distance Education for People with Visual Impairments

    Maria Liakou & Evaggelia Manousou

    This paper studies the standards of higher Distance Education, focusing on the Hellenic Open University, for people who have visual impairments, so that it becomes fully accessible and thus helps... More

    pp. 73-85

    View Abstract
  7. "I Am Different from Other Women in the World": The Experiences of Saudi Arabian Women Studying Online in International Master Programmes

    Annamaria Szilagyi

    This paper presents findings from a qualitative study that investigated seven female Saudi Arabian students of the University of Liverpool's online Masters programmes. Qualitative, first-person... More

    pp. 86-99

    View Abstract
  8. Who Graduates from Irish Distance University Education?

    Lorraine Delaney

    This paper outlines results from an online survey of recent distance graduates. The study, based in Dublin City University (DCU) addresses a gap in the research on this cohort of graduates.... More

    pp. 100-113

    View Abstract
  9. Transactional Distance and Autonomy in a Distance Learning Environment

    G Vasiloudis, M Koutsouba, Y Giossos & Mavroidis

    This paper studies the transactional distance between the students and the tutor as well as the autonomy of students in a postgraduate course of the Hellenic Open University (HOU). The aim of the... More

    pp. 114-122

    View Abstract
  10. MOOCS as a Method of Distance Education in the Arab World--A Review Paper

    Raniah Samir Adham & Karsten Oster Lundqvist

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the Arab World are still in their infancy. Many Arab countries are now starting to launch their MOOC platforms; however, there are only a few who have... More

    pp. 123-139

    View Abstract