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Martin, Florence; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Budhrani, Kiran – American Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Systematic reviews of literature are studies that strategically search for published research on a specific topic in order to synthesize what is known about the topic. This systematic review describes 157 articles on synchronous online learning (SOL) from thirty-four different countries on instructional setting, content areas, participant…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Synchronous Communication, Electronic Learning
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2014
The "International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS) Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. The following papers are included in the 2014 proceedings: (1) Legal Profession in the Technological Era with Special Reference to Women Lawyers in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Social Studies, Lawyers, Females
Apple, Michael W., Ed.; Ball, Stephen J., Ed.; Gandin, Luis Armando, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
This collection brings together many of the world's leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline. The thirty-seven newly commissioned chapters draw upon theory and research to provide new accounts of contemporary educational processes, global trends, and changing and enduring forms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Higher Education, Middle Class
Johnson, Judith Ann, Ed.; Higgins, Michael Leo, Ed. – World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
The essays in this volume have been selected from papers presented at the 13th World Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction. The first WCCI Conference held in England in 1974, was followed by conferences in Turkey, the Philippines, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, Egypt, India, Thailand, Spain, Australia, and again, the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Curriculum Development, Global Education, Government Employees
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Bawane, Jyoti; Spector, J. Michael – Distance Education, 2009
Online instructors need to take on a multi-dimensional role and to be an effective online educator they are required to possess a varied and wider range of competencies. Preparing teachers for online education involves preparing them for a wide variety of roles and developing related competencies. However, the extent of emphasis required to be…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Competency Based Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Role
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Mishra, Sanjaya – International Journal on E-Learning, 2009
This article presents an overview of the e-learning in India. It describes the historical developments of e-learning and identifies major stakeholders and institutions that have initiated e-learning programs after the creation of the National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development constituted by the Prime Minister of India…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Jung, Insung – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
In recent years, local and global for-profit e-learning providers have expanded in Asia. A combination of factors has encouraged such development: The accelerating roll-out of technology, the availability of sophisticated learning management systems, and the high growth rates of Internet usage by the 510 million or so Asians who now represent 39%…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Proprietary Schools, Electronic Learning, Higher Education