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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 244–263
This interpretive case study explores an attempt to add an online component-the On-line Literacy Project-to a successful face-to-face professional development community. Participants were six members of the Literacy Project, which was carried out in ...
Topics: Virtual Environments, Information Communication Technologies, Networking Technologies, Mentoring, Communication, Collaboration, Computers, Community, Interaction, Internet, Professional Development, Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2145–2148
This paper illustrates findings of an interpretive case-study that explored the development of e-VSB Literacy, a web-supported professional community, as the online component of Vancouver School Board Early Literacy Project (VSB Literacy Project), a ...
Examining the Effect of a Online Professional Development initiative Iranian Teachers Professional Knowledge
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2585–2588
To improve Farsi speaking teachers' collective professional knowledge and enable them to use their expertise to compensate for shortage of income, an online community was initiated in 2004 by a group of Iranian teachers. This solution removes the...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 5 (November 2014) pp. 306–322
We investigated how high school students taking a university preparatory economics course would engage with the learning and assessment components of a Behavioural Economics MOOC that was integrated into their school-based course. Students were...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 16, No. 3 (June 2015) pp. 233–255
We interviewed eight University of Toronto (U of T) instructors who have offered MOOCs on Coursera or EdX between 2012 and 2014 to understand their motivation for MOOC instruction, their experience developing and teaching MOOCs, and their...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 5 (November 2014) pp. 235–262
The advent of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has created opportunities for learning that are clearly in high demand, but the direction in which MOOCs should evolve to best meet the interests and needs of learners is less apparent. Motivated by...
Exploring the Effect of Computer Mediated Communication Tools on Online Learners’ Participation and Learning: A Review of Research
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6341–6346
Constructivist approaches (Vygotsky, 1978) to online learning in higher education, emphasize the opportunities for collaborative work among online students. Although the number of online courses is dramatically increasing, the question of how...
- Najafi, Hedieh (7)
- Clarke, Anthony (2)
- Calvert, Denise (1)
- Campbell, Jennifer (1)
- Cox, Kelly (1)
- Ellis, Sarah (1)
- Evans, Rosemary (1)
- Fathollahpour, Mitra (1)
- Federico, Christopher (1)
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