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Avello Martínez, Raidell; Anderson, Terry – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Publication of research, innovation, challenges and successes is of critical importance to the evolution of more effective distance education programming. Publication in peer reviewed journal format is the most prestigious and the most widespread form of dissemination in education and most other disciplines, thus the importance of understanding…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Distance Education
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Anderson, Terry – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
This paper presents the rationale, common practices, challenges, and some personal anecdotes from a journal editor on the production, use, and re-use of peer-reviewed scholarly articles as open educational resources (OER). The scholarly and professional discourse related to open educational resources has largely focused on open learning objects,…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Periodicals, Access to Information, Electronic Publishing
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Poellhuber, Bruno; Anderson, Terry; Racette, Nicole; Upton, Lorne – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how researchers from four large Canadian distance education or dual mode institutions conducted a survey aiming to describe the use of and interest in social software and Web 2.0 applications by distance education students and to measure their interest in collaborating with peers.…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Distance Education
Anderson, Terry; Dron, Jon – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper updates earlier work in which we defined three generations of distance education pedagogy. We then describe emerging technologies that are most conducive to instructional designs that evolve with each generation. Finally we discuss matching the pedagogies with learning outcomes. (Contains 3 figures.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Technological Advancement, Outcomes of Education
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Anderson, Terry; Poellhuber, Bruno; McKerlich, Ross – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2010
Social networking and communications tools have become widely used in entertainment and social applications and there is growing interest in their use in formal education applications. Distance education and especially those types that are based on self-paced programming models may be the biggest beneficiaries of the use of these new tools to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Computer Software, Programming
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Garrison, D. Randy; Anderson, Terry; Archer, Walter – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
This article provides a personal perspective about the development of the seminal papers associated with the Community of Inquiry Framework. The framework and its construction are described. The main part of the paper explores the evolution of the framework and its associated methodology. Finally, research associated with the validation of the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Educational Research
Miyazoe, Terumi; Anderson, Terry – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
This paper reports on an empirical research on the Interaction Equivalency Theorem posited by Anderson (2003a), consisting of the three elements of teacher-student-content interaction. Using an author-developed survey, the paper reports the priority order of interaction elements to assure learning quality with two parameters of learning modes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interaction, Educational Theories, Course Content
Anderson, Terry; McConkey, Brigette – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2009
Open access (OA) publication has emerged, with disruptive effects, as a major outlet for scholarly publication. OA publication is usually associated with on-line distribution and provides access to scholarly publications to anyone, anywhere--regardless of their ability to pay subscription fees or their association with an educational institution.…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Internet
Anderson, Terry – Journal of Distance Education, 2009
This article presents the author's response to Randy Garrison's article titled, "Implications of Online and Blended Learning for the Conceptual Development and Practice of Distance Education." Garrison's article seems to have missed many important developments relating to distance education and obscures the evolution of distance…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Criticism, Foreign Countries, Distance Education
Anderson, Terry – Journal of Distance Education, 2008
This paper overviews a multi-mode research study of Internet Protocol (IP) videoconferencing applications in five early adopter school divisions in Alberta, an oil-rich province located in Western Canada. The applications exploited the affordances of the Alberta SuperNet, a new, very high speed digital network. The study included site visits,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Internet
Anderson, Terry; Christiansen, Jo-An – International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 2007
The Alberta SuperNet, a very high speed, broadband network, was built to bring high-speed connectivity to every school, library, and municipal office in Alberta. This CDN $294 million investment was made based on the perceived need for high-speed connectivity to stimulate economic and community development and to enhance government services,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Internet, Community Development
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Anderson, Jim; Streelasky, Jodi; Anderson, Terry – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine critically how family literacy is promoted and represented through the images and written texts on Web sites developed by providers of family literacy programs. Naturalistic research over the last 20 years or so demonstrates that the family is a rich site for supporting children's literacy development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Family Literacy, Computer Uses in Education
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Anderson, Terry; Annand, David; Wark, Norine – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2005
University distance and e-learning programs generally follow one of two models. Most dual mode institutions and some open universities follow a model of cohort learning. Students start and terminate each course at the same time, and proceed at the same pace. This model allows for occasional or regular group based activities. The second model,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Open Universities, Distance Education, Pacing
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Kingsley, Paul; Anderson, Terry – Internet Research, 1998
Describes a study conducted at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) that examined reasons for defecting from Internet access. Topics include availability through institutional access; subject differences; e-mail and critical mass; information rich versus information poor; and suggestions for further research. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries, Higher Education