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Open Praxis

Feb 22, 2018 Volume 10, Number 1


Inés Gil-Jaurena

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Open Praxis vol. 10 issue 1

    various Gil-Jaurena

    The first Open Praxis issue in volume 10 includes six research papers section and two innovative practice papers. More

    pp. 1-97

  2. Brief report on Open Praxis figures and data (2017)

    Ins Gil-Jaurena

    In the first Open Praxis issue in 2018 we briefly report on some statistics and information about Open Praxis development. The report covers the period January 2013 - December 2017, with a special ... More

    pp. 1-4

  3. Using Future Research Methods in Analysing Policies Relating to Open Distance Education in Africa

    Mpine Makoe

    Many African countries have developed policies to reform their education system in order to widen participation in higher education. To achieve this, open, online and distance education based... More

    pp. 5-15

  4. Space as a tool for analysis: Examining digital learning spaces

    Michelle Harrison

    Over the past decade we have seen a rise in the adoption and proliferation of social technologies, and along with these a move to build on the capacity to embrace new pedagogies and practices that ... More

    pp. 17-28

  5. Student Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Formative Assessment in an Online Learning Environment

    Betty Ogange, John Agak, Kevin Okelo & Peter Kiprotich

    Assessment is an integral part of the teaching-learning process in both conventional and distance education contexts. Literature suggests that with the increase in the use of Information and... More

    pp. 29-39

  6. Implementation Factors and Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Textbooks on the iPad

    Michelle Rogers-Estable

    A federally managed university in the United Arab Emirates implemented a one-to-one iPad program. In an effort to increase access to interactive digital learning resources on the iPads, they next... More

    pp. 41-54

  7. Acceptance and Usability of OER in India: An Investigation Using UTAUT Model

    Nayantara Padhi

    In the global movement towards open knowledge society, open educational resources (OER) have become a prominent contributor as a medium of education, research and training. In India, the phenomenon... More

    pp. 55-65

  8. MOOCs for Teacher Professional Development: Reflections and Suggested Actions

    Pradeep Misra

    Teacher Professional Development (TPD) has become a major policy priority within education systems worldwide. But keeping teachers professionally up-to-date and providing them professional... More

    pp. 67-77

  9. Online educators’ recommendations for teaching online: Crowdsourcing in action

    Joanna Dunlap & Patrick Lowenthal

    Over the years, online educators have learned a great deal about what works and doesn\u2019t work when designing and facilitating online courses. During the past few years, we have used... More

    pp. 79-89

  10. Building public health capacity through online global learning

    Rajan Madhok, Erica Frank & Richard Heller

    Rising disease burden and health inequalities remain global concerns, highlighting the need for health systems strengthening with a sufficient and appropriately trained workforce. The current... More

    pp. 91-97