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Karipi, Edwig – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Although print-based materials remain the main distance education mode of delivery, the Namibian College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) recognises the use of multimedia as an important tool to enhance access and strengthen operational systems. Multimedia resources such as video, audio, animations and online content are produced as complementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Multimedia Instruction, Tutors
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Lyapina, Innara; Sotnikova, Elena; Lebedeva, Olga; Makarova, Tatyana; Skvortsova, Nataliya – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The system of higher education is ineffective -- it has to change the concept of educational process, which is peculiar for increase of the volume of education of labor resources. According to this, there is a necessity to pass to the system of higher education with elements of smart technologies. The purpose of this paper is to determine…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Information Technology
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Yildiz, Merve; Erdem, Mukaddes – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Distance education systems have emerged as increasingly accessible and indispensable features in education owing to the development and spread of communication technologies and the transformation of individual characteristics, needs and demands. With the growing popularity of distance education programs, detailed analysis of their actual success…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Teaching Methods
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Rienties, Bart; Herodotou, Christothea; Olney, Tom; Schencks, Mat; Boroowa, Avi – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
The importance of teachers in online learning is widely acknowledged to effectively support and stimulate learners. With the increasing availability of learning analytics data, online teachers might be able to use learning analytics dashboards to facilitate learners with different learning needs. However, deployment of learning analytics…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Online Courses, Data Analysis
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Makoe, Mpine Elizabeth – Open Praxis, 2018
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 models have been advocated as the most viable delivery tools in expanding access to higher education. However, the policy analysis of Kenya, Rwanda and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Educational Policy
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Shonfeld, Miri – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The current study examined the influence of students' openness to multiculturalism on the frequency of integrating Online Collaborative Learning (OCL). The mediating variables were attitudes toward: benefits of OCL, negative aspects of OCL and challenges of OCL. The participants were 315 ICT coordinators who are also subject teachers. 139…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Information Technology
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. Begun in 1968 as the College and University Eleven-Thirty Users' Group…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Conferences (Gatherings), College Students, Portfolios (Background Materials)
Campbell, Corbin M.; Mata, Carolyn Sloane; Galloway, Fred – National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, 2017
In an effort to improve the relevancy of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) postsecondary survey data to current higher education data needs, this paper examines the ways in which the postsecondary landscape has changed since the inception of the first NCES longitudinal survey. It reviews the sociocultural and historical context…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Objectives, National Surveys, Longitudinal Studies
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Raspopovic, Miroslava; Cvetanovic, Svetlana; Jankulovic, Aleksandar – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
In order for higher education institutions, which implements blended and/or online learning to remain competitive and innovative it needs to keep up with the cutting edge technological and educational advances. This task is usually very difficult, keeping in mind the budget constraints that many institutions have. This usually implies that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Colleges, Higher Education
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Ogwu, Edna N. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
This study compares teacher trainee students (TTSs), electronic learning technology (ELT) readiness, competence as well as their constraints to ELT readiness using 373 University education students' from Botswana and Nigeria that are randomly selected. Data was descriptively analysed based on the research objectives and hypotheses using mean…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Electronic Learning, Trainees, Foreign Countries
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Sumande, Caroline T.; Castolo, Carmencita L.; Comendador, Benilda Eleanor V. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2016
The study addressed two questions: what is the ICT level of confidence of the course specialists handling Open University classes, and to what extent do course specialists integrated ICT applications such as word processing, electronic spread sheet, presentation software, YouTube and etc. in their OUS classes? The instruments were administered to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Self Esteem, Specialists
Aji, Sandeep – Educational Technology, 2016
One of the most explosive areas of growth in the field of higher education is currently in emerging international markets. In developing nations, lack of access to high-quality teachers and educational materials is often the key obstacle preventing students from gaining the skills and knowledge they need to pursue new opportunities and advance in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Salas, Alexandra – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2016
This article provides a literature review of the research concerning the role of faculty perspectives about instructional technology. Learning management systems, massive open online courses (MOOCs), cloud-based multimedia applications, and mobile apps represent the tools and the language of academia in the 21st century. Research examined…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Technology, Classroom Techniques, Integrated Learning Systems
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Byungura, Jean Claude; Hansson, Henrik; Masengesho, Kamuzinzi; Karunaratne, Thashmee – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
With the development of technology in the 21st Century, education systems attempt to integrate technology-based tools to improve experiences in pedagogy and administration. It is becoming increasingly prominent to build human and ICT infrastructure capacities at universities from policy to implementation level. Using a critical discourse analysis,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Capacity Building, Discourse Analysis, Educational Policy
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
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