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Farrell, Orna; Seery, Aidan – Distance Education, 2019
This case study explored the experience of learning portfolio practice and whether learning portfolio practice facilitated the development of critical thinking skills among online distance students. Data were generated using the participant learning portfolio entries and two-time semi-structured interviews. Five themes were constructed in the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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van Wyk, Micheal M. – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
The higher education sector faces new opportunities and dilemmas such as budgetary constraints, changing student profiles, demanding quality assurance practices, efficient course delivery modes, the changing role of academics, and reliable assessment practices. At the same time, exciting opportunities are presented by Web 2.0, for example blogs,…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Phenomenology, Student Teachers
Linder, Kathryn E., Ed.; Hayes, Chrysanthemum Mattison, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This volume offers the first comprehensive guide to how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how they can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners. This multi-disciplinary approach will assist faculty and administrators to effectively implement HIPs in distance education courses and online programs.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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)
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Moreira, José António; José António, Susana; Goulão, Maria de Fátima; Barros, Daniela – Open Praxis, 2017
This paper uses qualitative evidence to describe, explore and discuss the progress of the online teaching training course taught at the Universidade Aberta to Portuguese and foreign professors of higher education institutions. As this is an entirely online course, its pedagogical design results from the combination of the basics of open distance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Stephens, Geralyn E.; Roberts, Kathryn L. – Journal of Educators Online, 2017
Demonstrating the ability to collaborate effectively is essential for students moving into 21st century workplaces. Employers are expecting new hires to already possess group-work skills and will seek evidence of their ability to cooperate, collaborate, and complete projects with colleagues, including remotely or at a distance. Instructional…
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Mediated Communication, Teaching Methods, Educational Planning
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van Wyk, Micheal M. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This paper explores Economics student teachers' views on ePortfolios as an empowering tool to enhance self-directed learning in an online teacher education course. An interpretive phenomenological research approach was employed for data collection and a purposive convenient sampling technique was selected to collect data. Only Postgraduate…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Student Empowerment
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Mnkandla, Ernest; Minnaar, Ansie – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
The adoption of social media in e-learning signals the end of distance education as we know it in higher education. However, it appears to have very little impact on the way in which open and distance learning (ODL) institutions are functioning. Earlier research suggests that a significant part of the explanation for the slow uptake of social…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Rebmann, Kristen Radsliff; Clark, Camden Bernard – Open Praxis, 2017
This article charts the development of activities for online graduate students in library and information science. Project goals include helping students develop competencies in understanding open access publishing, synthesizing research in the field, and engaging in scholarly communication via collaborative educational blogging. Using a design…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Online Courses, Library Science, Information Science
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Olaniran, Sunday O.; Duma, M. A. N.; Nzima, D. R. – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2017
Electronic resources have become a dominant feature of higher education, both traditional and distance learning based. Unlike in the past when universities relied majorly on the physical library and hard copy of books, e-books accessible through e-libraries are the dominant features of this century's institutions of higher learning. This study…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Trainees, Electronic Libraries
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Brewer, Laura; Rick, Holly; Grondin, Karen A. – Online Learning, 2017
With a goal of improving the development and delivery of effective online information literacy resources, the purpose of this study was to look at how program level and the timing of the introduction of a Literature Review library guide within the program influenced online business student perceived value of the resource. A population of…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Information Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Wang, Shouhong; Wang, Hai – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
Textbook prices are continuously rising in higher education. This paper analyzes a business model which makes commercial textbooks more expensive, and explains why this issue tends to be more severe in the field of distance learning in higher education. It reports a case of adoption of open educational resources (OER) textbook for an online course…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Hulsizer, Heidi – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
Videos have been used in classrooms for decades, but student-produced video has recently become a viable, economical option to enhance learning. Students were asked to create videos to be used for their exam review in two different undergraduate mathematics courses: Differential Equation and Complex Analysis. Students were then surveyed about…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Curriculum, Video Technology
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Tüzün, Hakan; Çinar, Murat – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2016
This study shared unique design experiences by examining the process of transferring residential courses to the Web, and proposed a design model for individuals who want to transfer their courses into this environment. The formative research method was used in the study, and two project teams' processes of putting courses, which were being taught…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Production Techniques, Guidelines, Design Preferences
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