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Douce, Chris – Open Learning, 2019
This paper describes an Open University eSTEeM project that gathered the experiences of computing and information technology tutors who teach an undergraduate module called "Web Technologies" with the intention of understanding more about how they and their students can be best supported. Twelve distance learning tutors were interviewed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education
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Muyinda, Paul Birevu; Mayende, Godfrey; Maiga, Gilbert; Oyo, Benedict – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
World over, open distance learning (ODL) is widely articulated and vouchered as a panacea pedagogy for increased access and flexibility to higher education. In reality, however, the actual use of ODL approaches in higher institutions of learning in developing regions is unexpectedly low and not in tandem with its wide favorable regional and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Information Technology
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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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Przhedetskaya, Natalia; Borzenko, Ksenia – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to substantiate the necessity of marketing of remote education by the example of leading universities of Rostov Oblast of modern Russia and to develop the marketing model of promotion of remote education by the modern university. Design/methodology/approach: The authors use the method of economic statistics…
Descriptors: Marketing, Universities, Distance Education, Information Technology
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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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Alqahtani, Abdullah – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Modern information and communication technologies affect all areas of life significantly, including education and learning. Cloud storage tools are one of the forms of modern information technologies that are employed to serve the educational process. The current research aims to study the use of Google cloud applications (Google Classroom, Google…
Descriptors: Usability, Computer Software, Student Attitudes, 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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Katzis, Konstantinos; Dimopoulos, Christos; Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria; Lasica, Ilona-Elefteryja – Education Sciences, 2018
The recent phenomenon of worldwide declining enrolments in engineering-related degrees has led to the gradual decrease in the number of engineering graduates. This decrease occurs at a time of increasing demand in the labour market for highly qualified engineers, who are necessary for the implementation of fundamental societal functions. This…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Educational Environment, Distance Education, Engineering
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Koskei, Peter; Ruto-Korir, Rose; Carrier, Carol; Sales, Gregory – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
As higher education institutions around the world strive to ensure they remain relevant by meeting the needs of today's digitally-focused students, the number of online courses and degree programs is increasing dramatically. Not surprisingly, given this trend, in recent years the School of Public Health at Moi University, in Eldoret, Kenya, has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs
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Zozie, Paxton; Chawinga, Winner Dominic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
The ubiquity of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have considerably transformed the higher educational landscape and are now providing an increasing number of novel and dynamic pathways for education delivery. The steady growth of flexible and affordable ICTs is impacting upon the higher education domain resulting in a departure…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Distance Education, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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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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Kotevski, Zoran; Milenkoski, Aleksandar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Distance education is not a new paradigm, but the latest ways it can be delivered certainly are. In the past couple of decades, the distance learning implementations were mostly realized using videoconferencing technologies and/or learning management systems. Recently, various Internet collaboration services have gained enormous popularity in all…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Information, Distance Education, Synchronous Communication
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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
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Burgos, Daniel; Corbí, Alberto – Distance Education, 2018
Transgenic learning is a disruptive approach in education. It encourages modification of moving parts of the educational chain. This article provides a view of transgenic learning focused on the delivery of enriched learning contents in STEAM areas. It discusses the mutagenic role that the virtual containers may play in current distance education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Art Education, Resource Units
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