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Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

October 2010 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 15

  1. Prezi: A Different Way to Present

    Kevin Yee & Jace Hargis

    In this article, the author discusses Prezi and compares it to other forms of presentation software. Taking a completely different approach to the entire concept of software for presentations,... More

    pp. 9-11

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  2. Investigating the Factor Structure of the Blog Attitude Scale

    Zahra Shahsavar, Bee Hoon Tan & S Vahid Aryadoust

    Due to the wide application of advanced technology in education, many attitude scales have been developed to evaluate learners' attitudes toward educational tools. However, with the rapid... More

    pp. 12-24

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  3. Open Education Students' Perspectives on Using Virtual Museums Application in Teaching History Subjects

    Kadir Ulusoy

    The study was made to determine whether the attitudes of the open education faculty students, will be changed or not by virtual museum application. The pre-test and post-test model of the... More

    pp. 36-46

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  4. Indicator for Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) Evaluation of Online Tasks

    Anat Oster-Levinz & Aviva Klieger

    In the Information Communication Technology era teachers will have to wisely use the online environment in order to realize a new pedagogy. The penetration of the internet and collaborative online ... More

    pp. 47-71

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  5. The Use of Facebook for Online Discussions among Distance Learners

    Tina Lim

    With the advent of Web 2.0 tools, educators are looking to these new technological tools to examine its potential in enhancing teaching and learning. While its runaway success as a social... More

    pp. 72-81

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  6. Choice of Instructional Media of B.Ed. Students of Ignou from Two Indian Metropolises

    Sutapa Bose & Parveen Sharma

    Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) of India uses multiple media and modes for reaching out to its distant learners. For most of the programmes offered to these learners, print is the... More

    pp. 82-92

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  7. Strategic Intervention of ODL in Bangladesh

    A Q. M. Bazlur Rashid & M Rokibur Rahman

    Education has been considered as a priority sector and a great challenge to the Bangladesh Government, with a view to transforming human potential into a productive workforce. The conventional face... More

    pp. 93-108

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  8. Enticers and Barriers to E-Learning Based Distance Corporate Training: The Case of a Greek Bank

    Katerina G. Seraphim

    The purpose of this study is to investigate what influences employees' acceptance and resistance to a corporate e-learning initiative provided by one of the leading Banks in Greece. The... More

    pp. 109-120

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  9. Sustainable Assessment and Evaluation Strategies for Open and Distance Learning

    Charity Akuadi Okonkwo

    This paper first presents an overview of the concepts of assessment and evaluation in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) environment. The large numbers of students and numerous courses make... More

    pp. 121-129

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  10. Learning from First Time eLearning Experiences for Continuous Professional Development of School Leaders in the Maldives: A Case Study

    Sheema Saeed & Maria Alfredo Moreira

    In Maldives, educational policy makers are beginning to explore the value of ICT and web tools as a medium of continuous professional development for school leaders and teachers. This paper reports... More

    pp. 130-148

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  11. An Assessment of the Computer Literacy Level of Open and Distance Learning Students in Lagos State, Nigeria


    Nigeria has embraced the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of education in order to make education affordable and to reach the teaming population of qualified citizens yearning to have quality ... More

    pp. 149-158

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  12. Internet for Educational Television: An Opportunity or Threat

    Pradeep Kumar Misra

    Among several uses, educational use of television is a prominent one. The public broadcasters of many countries routinely provide locally-relevant and useful educational television programs. In... More

    pp. 159-170

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  13. Open Flexible Lifelong Learning as a Catalyst for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Felix Kayode Olakulehin

    Educational provision in developing sub-Saharan Africa states has been severely hindered by the hydra-headed problems of access, cost and quality. Amidst these challenges is the pledge of regional ... More

    pp. 171-180

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  14. Participation in Online Forums: Some Insights of Malaysian Distance Learners

    Pramela Krish

    The use of technology is particularly significant in today's distance learning scenario. It has maximized the opportunities for interaction between discussion groups separated by time and... More

    pp. 181-192

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  15. Are You a Dream Come True or a Nightmare? Desired Characteristics in the Face to Face and Online Instructor

    Aldis Patton & Teresa Lesage

    All instructors would all like to be a "Dream Come True" but unfortunately many come across to their students as a "nightmare". The purpose of this study was to determine the... More

    pp. 193-200

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