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Bandalaria, Melinda dela Peña – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This paper is an attempt to describe the situation of higher education in Asia including the challenges it faced as well as the open and distance elearning initiatives by different countries and universities. Data gathering was done through review of online documents and websites as well as documentation of the different initiatives especially by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Barriers, Distance Education
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Tuapawa, Kimberley – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
Although educational online technologies (EOTs) present an extraordinary range of higher education opportunities, significant gaps in knowledge about their purpose and functionality may impede levels of adoption. As the demand for online learning grows, it is critical that tertiary education institutes (TEIs) address gaps in knowledge by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Higher Education
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed; Parslow, Patrick; Lundqvist, Karsten – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Standardising learning content and teaching approaches is not considered to be the best practice in contemporary education. This approach does not differentiate learners based on their individual abilities and preferences. The present research integrates a pedagogical theory "Universal Design for Learning" ("UDL") with an…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Integration, Information Systems, Web Sites
Gimeno, Ana, Ed. – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2016
"The EUROCALL Review" is EUROCALL's open access online scientific journal. Regular sections include: (1) Reports on EUROCALL Special Interest Groups: up-to-date information on SIG activities; (2) Projects: reports on on-going CALL or CALL-related R&D projects; (3) Recommended websites: reports and reviews of examples of good practice…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Research and Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Buus, Lillian – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2016
This paper presents findings collected from a collaborative implementation project established in Spring 2008 between Aalborg University's IT-department in the Faculty of Social Science (FSS) and the E-Learning Cooperation Unit (ELSA) with the view to implement Moodle in FSS. The purpose of this cooperation was conceived from an organisational…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
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Karlsson, Niklas; Godhe, Anna-Lena – Education Sciences, 2016
In this article, a massive open online course (MOOC) made by and for Swedish teachers will be presented and discussed in order to determine what possibilities and dilemmas are involved when creating and participating in a MOOC that is meant to be a community rather than a course. By analysing interviews of the organisers as well as blog posts and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Development, Foreign Countries, Data Collection
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Kozlova, Iryna; Priven, Dmitri – Language Learning & Technology, 2015
Although language learning in 3D Virtual Worlds (VWs) has become a focus of recent research, little is known about the knowledge and skills teachers need to acquire to provide effective task-based instruction in 3D VWs and the type of teacher training that best prepares instructors for such an endeavor. This study employs a situated learning…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Education
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Al-Azawei, Ahmed; Lundqvist, Karsten – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2015
Online learning constitutes the most popular distance-learning method, with flexibility, accessibility, visibility, manageability and availability as its core features. However, current research indicates that its efficacy is not consistent across all learners. This study aimed to modify and extend the factors of the Technology Acceptance Model…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Online Courses, Psychometrics, Questionnaires
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Gok, Tolga – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
The purpose of the research was to investigate the college students' opinions about distance education courses. The distance education questionnaire (DEQ) was developed for evaluating the perceptions of the students. The DEQ was conducted on 66 college students enrolled in the compulsory courses. The DEQ consisted of 18 items and two factors…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Higher Education, Distance Education
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Gülbahar, Yasemin – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
The potential represented by the usage of Internet-based communication technologies in parallel with e-instruction is enabling learners to cooperate and collaborate throughout the world. However, an important dimension, namely the socialization of learners through online dialogues via e-mail, discussion forums, chats, blogs, wikis and virtual…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Socialization
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Wu, Heping; Gao, Junde; Zhang, Weimin – Language Learning & Technology, 2014
The present study examines the professional growth of three Chinese English teachers by analyzing their interactional patterns and their social and cognitive presence in an online community. The data from social network analysis (SNA) and content analysis revealed that computer-mediated communication (CMC) created new opportunities for teachers to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Synchronous Communication
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Light, Daniel; Pierson, Elizabeth – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Khan Academy, an online platform offering educational videos and exercises in different content areas, has awakened intense interest among foundations, multilateral organizations, policy makers, and educators about how this tool can help meet the educational challenges facing countries around the world. With support from Intel, Education…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement, Educational Technology
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Tan, Verily; Kou, Xiaojing – Educational Media International, 2014
This study proposes the use of case-based reasoning to help educators design with Web 2.0. Principles for designing a web-enhanced case-based activity (CBA) were used to design an online professional development course for a group of 16 in-service educators. The Learning in Context model was used as a scaffold to help participants in their design…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Design, Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education
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Ghilay, Yaron; Ghilay, Ruth – Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The study examined a new asynchronous model for online teaching, learning and assessment, called OTLA. It is designed for higher-education institutions and is based on LMS (Learning Management System) as well as other relevant IT tools. The new model includes six digital basic components: text, hypertext, text reading, lectures (voice/video),…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Higher Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Parker, Jenni; Maor, Dorit; Herrington, Jan – Issues in Educational Research, 2013
Over the past few decades there has been a substantial swing among higher education practitioners towards a more constructivist approach to learning. Nevertheless, it is still evident that many instructivist models are widely used in both classroom and online learning environments. A key challenge for educators is linking learner needs, pedagogy…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Integrated Learning Systems
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