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McCurry, David S. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2018
Administrators of distance learning courses and programs are faced with various data needs related to a range of issues; from enrollment tracking to faculty development to cost and revenue analysis. This paper will explore a proposed common data set for online program administrators and strategies for implementation. The framework offered for…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Pinar, Yunus; Ünal, Fatma; Kubilay Pinar, Nihal – Online Submission, 2018
Over the recent years, a significant increase has been observed in screen-based media use among different age groups. Unregulated and excessive use of technological instruments such as smart phones, tablets or computers also leads to a number of health problems. Vision problems induced by the use of technological instruments among youth and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Visual Impairments, Anxiety
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Jhangiani, Rajiv Sunil – Open Praxis, 2017
The open education (OE) movement is in its adolescent years and experiencing an identity crisis as it is pulled towards both pragmatism (marked by an emphasis on cost savings, resources, and incremental change) and idealism (marked by an emphasis on permissions, practices, and radical change). In this article, I describe these tensions (free vs.…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Advocacy, Open Education, Educational Technology
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Fernández, José Vida; Webster, Susan – Open Praxis, 2014
The emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is focusing all its attention on open education. There is growing interest in creating MOOCs, which can be done by transferring OCW courses to MOOC format. However, a series of doubts arise regarding the pros and cons implied in this transformation. In this paper we discuss the conclusions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Courseware, Educational Technology, Access to Education
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Toledo, Amalia; Botero, Carolina; Guzmán, Luisa – Open Praxis, 2014
In this paper, the authors identify and analyze public policy and the investment and expenditure that the governments of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay commit to make in the development and procurement of textbooks, books and digital content for primary and secondary education (K-12). The aim is to identify and propose a roadmap…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expenditures, Educational Resources, Open Source Technology
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Cochrane, Thomas – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Having implemented and evaluated over 35 mlearning projects in a variety of contexts in higher education over the past 6 years the researcher is ready to share the untold secret: not all mlearning projects succeed! This article critiques three of the researcher's mlearning projects that can be classed as "failures" and compares them to successful…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Action Research, Participatory Research, Program Design
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Mor, Yishay; Craft, Brock – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
The mounting wealth of open and readily available information and the accelerated evolution of social, mobile and creative technologies call for a re-conceptualisation of the role of educators: from providers of knowledge to designers of learning. This call is reverberated by the rising trend of research in learning design (LD). Addressing this,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Influence of Technology, Instructional Design, Computer Uses in Education
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Clayton, John – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Education has long been regarded as the foundation stone of national growth and international competitiveness. In the last three decades national educational reforms to improve access to higher education qualifications, individual higher education institutions' aggressive national and international marketing initiatives and improved information…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Learning Modules
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Alberth – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2011
With the proliferation of online courses nowadays, it is necessary to ask what defines the success of teaching and learning in these new learning environments exactly. This paper identifies and critically discusses a number of factors for successful implementation of online delivery, particularly as far as online language learning is concerned.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Characteristics
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Mugridge, Ian – Indian Journal of Open Learning, 1999
Focuses on quality assurance in open and distance education. Discusses making use of new technologies in ways besides the simple transfer of content; establishing systems of quality assurance and control tailored to universities' needs; four broad principles for developing distance education policies and procedures; and managing change. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Needs
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Glaser, Robert – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1994
Beginning discussions and exploratory work on criterion-referenced measurement are reviewed in this commentary on the author's 1963 address to the American Educational Research Association on issues of measurement and the development of educational technology. Many problems foreseen at that time remain current. (SLD)
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Technology
Arafeh, Sousan – Distance Education Report, 1999
Examines the effectiveness of the radio in education and the crucial role of the radio in distance education in first half of the 20th century; dramatic social changes in the 1960s that led to a review of educational institutions and of educational media; and the radio today as a neglected but inexpensive medium of communication that should be…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Glaser, Robert – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1994
Issues in the measurement of subject matter proficiency, as defined by recognized subject matter scholars, are explored as they relate to the increasing use of teaching machines, programmed learning, and broadly conceived instructional systems. Criterion-referenced measurement is discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Technology, Learning, Measurement Techniques
Criticos, Costas – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 1999
Introduces a model of educational technology that uses a clockwork radio as a metaphor for low- and high-tech strategies that can be applied to development and technology transfer in education in South Africa. Highlights landmark developments and principal features of three components of the post-apartheid education system--curriculum, resources,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Environment
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Myrdal, Sigurjon – Educational Media International, 1994
Describes the partial conversion of Iceland's three-year teacher certification course into distance education mode. The social context and rationale of the project and the conditions and experience of participants in the initial phase of this pilot project are discussed. Technological and pedagogical concerns and program prospects are mentioned.…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Distance Education
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