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  1. Effects of Distance Learning on Learning Effectiveness

    Hong-Cheng Liu & Jih-Rong Yen

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 575–580

    The development of computers in the past two decades has resulted in the changes of education in enterprises and schools. The advance of computer hardware and platforms allow colleges generally... More

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  2. Measuring Distance Learning Performance with Data Envelopment Analysis

    Yang Xiaoming, Chich-Jen Shieh & Wu-Chung Wu

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 559–564

    In the modern society with changeable information technology learning and applications, students could acquire information application knowledge, which is not worse than those taught by teachers in... More

    pp. 559-564

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  3. Book Review–Online, Blended, and Distance Education: Building Successful Programs in Schools

    David Adelstein, Wayne State University, United States

    Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 2 (August 2015) pp. 241–245

    This article is a review of Online, Blended, and Distance Education: Building Successful Programs in School. This book gives a much-needed global overview on the current state of K-12 e-learning.... More

    pp. 241-245

  4. The Adult Learning Open University Determinants (ALOUD) study: Biological and psychological factors associated with learning performance in adult distance education

    Joyce Neroni, Hieronymus J.M. Gijselaers, Paul A. Kirschner & Renate H.M. Groot de

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 953–960

    Learning is crucial for everyone. The association between biological (eg, sleep, nutrition) and psychological factors (eg, test anxiety, goal orientation) and learning performance has been well... More

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  5. New ways of learning: Comparing the effectiveness of interactive online media in distance education with the European textbook tradition

    Bernd J. Krämer, Jonas Neugebauer, Johannes Magenheim & Helga Huppertz

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 965–971

    Although many innovations exploiting web technologies have been suggested in distance higher education, very little original research exists investigating the impact of web-based learning... More

    pp. 965-971

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  6. Supporting Distance Learners: Making Practice More Effective

    Keryn Pratt, University of Otago College of Education

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2015) pp. 12–26

    This paper reports on a qualitative evaluation of the postgraduate courses offered by distance in one university department. The types and amount of support provided to students was evaluated and... More

    pp. 12-26

  7. Learning te Reo Maori via Online Distance Education: A Case Study

    Maree Jeurissen, The University of Auckland

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2015) pp. 45–62

    Despite some gains in the regeneration of te reo Maori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand, its long-term survival remains threatened. One avenue for regeneration seldom considered is ... More

    pp. 45-62

  8. MOOCs: Redirecting the Quest for Quality Higher Education for All

    Thomas Reeves, The University of Georgia, United States; Curtis Bonk, Indiana University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 385–399

    An argument is presented that the quest for quality teaching and learning in MOOCs should not be limited to merely demonstrating that these innovative learning environments have the same levels of ... More

    pp. 385-399

  9. Open and Distance Learning (ODL): A Strategy of Development through its Potential Role in Improving Science &Technology Knowledge

    Bharat Fozdar, SCHOOL OF SCIENCES INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU)

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2015) pp. 9–16

    Open and distance learning is now seen as a legitimate means through which an effective science and technology education can be disseminated. There are many factors which support this argument.... More

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  10. Design and Application of SCORM-Based Distance Education Management System

    Hui Cai & Kanhua Yu, Chang'an University

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2015) pp. 58–62

    Demand for civil engineering talents continues to grow with the popularity of network and the constant development of the Chinese economy. However, current demands cannot be met because of shortage... More

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  11. Capacity-building in open education: an Australian approach

    Carina Bossu & Wendy Fountain, University of Tasmania

    Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr 22, 2015) pp. 123–132

    Addressing the gap between global open educational resource (OER) proliferation and the slow adoption of OER and open educational practices (OEP) in Australian higher education, this paper focuses ... More

    pp. 123-132

  12. Paradigmatic Transitions in Distance Education: From Analog Communication to Virtual Interaction

    Bruno Galasso, University of São Paulo, Brazil; Maria Laura Toca, St. Nicholas, Brazil

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 699–704

    Communication is essential to education. Therefore, we can say the educational systems integrate various communication tools in a pedagogical proposal, which has been changing over the years. There... More

    pp. 699-704

  13. Challenges to Promote Inclusion in Distance Education: Insights from an Analysis of the Digital Skills of Visually Impaired Students in Mexican Higher Education

    Jesus Izquierdo, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, CIP-DAEA, Mexico; Silvia Patricia Aquino Zuniga & Veronica Garcia Martinez, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 585–589

    Distance education can provide learners with disabilities with valuable opportunities to learn at their own pace and within their own capabilities. In order to identify the technological challenges... More

    pp. 585-589

  14. Teaching role in distance education at the UNAM

    Francisco Ramas, UNAM, Mexico

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 541–546

    Abstract: The Mexican National Autonomous University (UNAM) constitutes the most relevant educational, scientific and cultural Project of Mexico and it is one of the most influential ones in... More

    pp. 541-546

  15. Satisfaction evaluation as an indicator of the quality of the teaching practices in the Distance Learning at the University of Coimbra

    Andrea Melanie Magalhaes Sequeira, Silvia Nolan & Maria Assuncao Campos, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Maria Jose Marcelino, Computer Engineering Department, Portugal

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 296–305

    Distance learning has become a necessary form of education for many universities. The University of Coimbra has not overlooked the importance of such approach. To achieve this goal the University... More

    pp. 296-305

  16. Conceptualising the role of information and communication technologies in the design of higher education teaching models used in the UK

    Sally Caird & Andy Lane

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2015) pp. 58–70

    Despite the widespread availability of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and some research into specific pedagogical practices using them, there has been little research on the role... More

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  17. Social Interaction in Self-paced Distance Education

    Terry Anderson, Lorne Upton, Jon Dron & Judi Malone, Athabasca University; Bruno Poelhuber, Universit de Montral

    Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 1 (Feb 13, 2015) pp. 7–23

    In this paper we present a case study of a self-paced university course that was originally designed to support independent, self-paced study at distance. We developed a social media intervention, ... More

    pp. 7-23

  18. Analysis of risks in a Learning Management System: A case study in the Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED)

    Esteban Vzquez Cano & M Sevillano Garca, Spanish National University of Distance Education (UNED)

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2015) pp. 62–68

    This article presents a research that examines the university students' risk perception when using a Learning Management System called “aLF” and implemented by the Spanish National University of... More

    pp. 62-68

  19. Teaching in Microgravity Environments: Probing Innovative K-12 Science Education

    Song An & Daniel Tillman, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2197–2202

    The purpose of this study was to investigate differences between science lessons taught by Chinese astronauts in a space shuttle and those taught by American astronauts in a space shuttle, both of ... More

    pp. 2197-2202

  20. Management Education in the Social Media Age

    Owen Hall Jr, Pepperdine University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) p. 1637

    Business schools are under growing pressure to engage in significant programmatic reforms in light of the business community’s call for web-savvy, problem solving graduates. Even AACSB has gotten... More

    p. 1637