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Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

October 2013 Volume 14, Number 4

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Number of articles: 24

  1. Educatee's Thesaurus as an Object of Measuring Learned Material of the Distance Learning Course

    Alexander Aleksandrovich Rybanov

    Monitoring and control over the process of studying the distance learning course are based on solving the problem of making out an adequate integral mark to the educatee for mastering entire study ... More

    pp. 12-25

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  2. Servant Leadership through Distance Learning: A Case Study

    Eric James Russell

    This qualitative study explored the influence a distance learning servant leadership course had on the emergency service students' understanding of leadership. The research study utilized a... More

    pp. 26-45

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  3. Ethical Issues in Open and Distance Education with Special Reference to Expectations and Reality

    S N. Vikram Raj Urs, T S. Harsha & Vijay B. P. Raju

    Education is intimately connected with ethics, because holistically speaking education is more than simply passing examinations and acquiring degrees. Education is character building and life long ... More

    pp. 46-53

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  4. E-Learning Change Management: Challenges and Opportunities

    Alaattin Parlakkilic

    The role of e-learning technologies entirely depends on the acceptance and execution of required-change in the thinking and behaviour of the users of institutions. The research are constantly... More

    pp. 54-68

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  5. Investigating Distance Education Students' Study Skills

    Cengiz Poyraz

    Distance education, which is a planned way of teaching in which students and instructors are brought face to face in a classroom environment in several different ways by means of technology, has... More

    pp. 69-82

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  6. Using Social Media (Blog) in the Classroom: Reflecting Lecturer's Pedagogical Approach and Students (In-Service Teachers) Intrinsic Motivation

    Enas S. Abulibdeh

    The demand of responsibilities among teachers has evolved not only in classroom management but also to the extent of promoting communication and interpersonal skills. Social media is integrated in ... More

    pp. 83-98

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  7. Linking Emotional Intelligence to Achieve Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education

    Janette Kruger & A Seugnet Blignaut

    Higher education institutions (HEIs) increasingly use technology-enhanced learning (TEL) environments (e.g. blended learning and e-learning) to improve student throughput and retention rates. As... More

    pp. 99-120

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  8. The Impact of Distance Education on Higher Education: A Case Study of the United States

    Gail D. Caruth & Donald L. Caruth

    Distance education has been credited for bringing education to students who would not otherwise have educational opportunities. This study used a qualitative case study approach to examine the... More

    pp. 121-131

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  9. Preparing Future Teachers through Distance Learning: An Empirical Study on Students' Perception of Teacher Education Program Provided by AIOU Pakistan

    Mohammed Nadeem, Akhtar Ali & Saira Maqbool

    The purpose of the current study was to analyse the pre service teachers training programs for the distance learners of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad, Pakistan. This kind of... More

    pp. 132-144

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  10. Post-Mortem and Effective Measure of Science Programs: A Study of Bangladesh Open University

    Sharker Numan, Md Anwarul Islam & A K. M. Azad Shah

    Distance education can be more learners centered if distance educators are aware of the problems, needs, attitudes and characteristics of their learners. The aim of this study was to compare the... More

    pp. 145-154

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  11. Is the Mobile Based Learning Can Be Effective in Academic Learning? A Study to Check if Mobile-Based Learning Is Desirable in Presenting Educational Workshops

    Leili Mosalanejad, Sedighe Najafipour & Mehdi Dastpak

    Mobile technology has made the effective possibility of using technology to support education and learning in universities and colleges in a way that it makes better chance of e-learning. While... More

    pp. 155-163

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  12. Information-Seeking Behaviour on Internet: A Comparison between Arts and Science Undergraduate Students in Iran

    Faranak Omidian & AM Masoomeh Seifi Maleki

    The Internet has increasingly influenced the information-seeking behavior of students in higher education over the past few decades. The mass availability of information on the web has seen... More

    pp. 164-175

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  13. Academic Dishonesty in Distance Higher Education: Challenges and Models for Moral Education in the Digital Era

    Mohammad Imam Farisi

    Today, in the era of open access to digital-based information and communication, one of the biggest challenges in higher education to realize moral education and to build academic culture and... More

    pp. 176-195

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  14. A Conceptual Framework Examining the Antecedents of Career Decisiveness Using Motivation Systems Theory

    Srabasti Chatterjee

    An extensive body of vocational research has been dedicated to the topic of career-decision making behavior. Work is integral to human functioning, and all psychologists need to understand the role... More

    pp. 196-209

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  15. Electronic Media Learning Materials of Indira Gandhi National Open University, India: An Analytical Study

    V Manoj Roy & Chinmoy Kumar Ghosh

    The establishment of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in 1985 has been a milestone in the growth of higher education in India. A very special feature of the University is that a... More

    pp. 210-221

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  16. Training Teachers at a Distance: Perceptions and Challenges of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Teacher Education: The Zimbabwean Experience

    Wellington Samkange

    Zimbabwe like most developing countries continues to experience shortages in skills. One such area that has experienced skills shortages is education. This has resulted in governments and education... More

    pp. 222-234

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  17. Information Communication Technology for Educational Quality: Challenges, Prospects in Ethiopian Context

    Dureti Sani, Wakgari Tasisa & Manas Ranjan Panigraphi

    The major purpose of this project was to assess and review the principal role of ICT in supplementing the General Quality Improvement program (GEQIP) in Western Harerghe, Ethiopia. The project also... More

    pp. 235-251

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  18. Virtual Learning Environment as Part of Lifelong Learning

    Teodora Vatuiu & Mioara Udrica

    As part of the European Union, Romania has established strategic goals for the transition to a high quality educational system. In this respect, the efforts to align with standards requested by the... More

    pp. 252-259

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  19. Peer Feedback on Facebook: The Use of Social Networking Websites to Develop Writing Ability of Undergraduate Students

    Saovapa Wichadee

    The current study explores how integrating a social networking website called Facebook with peer feedback in groups supports student learning, investigates the nature of feedback students received ... More

    pp. 260-270

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  20. Assessment of E-Learning Needs among Students of Colleges of Education

    Hamid Mohammad Azimi

    This study is a descriptive and survey type work. Main objective of this research is to explore e-learning system components needs among students of colleges of education (one year Bachelor of... More

    pp. 271-286

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