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Stewart, William H. – Open Praxis, 2019
Transnational education is a rapidly evolving and constantly changing field. The Internet has enabled virtually global access to distance education opportunities, however transnational distance students in particular have often been miscategorized, oversimplified, or overlooked in prior research. This literature review synthesizes research and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Global Approach, Demography, Foreign Students
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Farrel, Dorothy; Ray, Kateri; Rich, Telvis; Suarez, Zulema; Christenson, Brian; Jennigs, Lisa – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
With an increase in social work courses being offered in online and hybrid formats, it is imperative that social work programs understand the new teaching tenets and engagement mediums employed to meet the new Council on Social Work Education's Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. This meta-analysis explores best-practices pedagogy for…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Social Work, Online Courses, Learner Engagement
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Bekele, Teklu Abate – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
Previous studies examined student motivation and satisfaction in Internet-Supported Learning Environments (ISLE) in higher education but none provided a comprehensive analysis of significant methodological and theoretical issues. To contribute toward filling this knowledge gap and then to better inform instructional systems development, practice,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Student Motivation
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Jancarik, Antonin; Jancarikova, Katerina – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2010
Wiki tools, which became known mainly thanks to the Wikipedia encyclopedia, represent quite a new phenomenon on the Internet. The work presented here deals with three areas connected to a possible use of wiki tools for the preparation of an e-learning course. To what extent does Wikipedia.com contain terms necessary for scientific lectures at the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Web Sites, Editing
Alper, Ayfer; Gulbahar, Yasemin – Online Submission, 2009
The aim of this research study is to investigate the articles published between 2003-2007 in "Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology" ("TOJET") in order to reveal the trends and issues addressed in this electronic journal for the field of educational technology. The specific purposes of this article are to reveal: (1) the methodologies…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Literature Reviews, Research Reports, Research Methodology
Rourke, Liam; Kanuka, Heather – Journal of Distance Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate learning in communities of inquiry (CoI) as the terms are defined in Garrison, Anderson, and Archer's (2000) framework. We identified 252 reports from 2000-2008 that referenced the framework, and we reviewed them using Ogawan and Malen's (1991) strategy for synthesizing multi-vocal bodies of literature.…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Measurement, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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McGarr, Oliver – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
This paper examines the possible influence of podcasting on the traditional lecture in higher education. Firstly, it explores some of the benefits and limitations of the lecture as one of the dominant forms of teaching in higher education. The review then moves to explore the emergence of podcasting in education and the purpose of its use, before…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Study Guides, Lecture Method, Literature Reviews
Robinson, Linda; Schneider, Carol; Daytner, Gary; Johanson, Joyce; Hutinger, Patricia – Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, 2009
The Early Childhood Technology Integrated Instructional System 3 (EC-TIIS 3), housed in the Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood (the Center) within the College of Education and Human Services at Western Illinois University (WIU), was funded in 2004 by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) as a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Young Children, Workshops, Educational Technology
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Che, Pei-Chun; Lin, Han-Yi; Jang, Hung-Chin; Lien, Yao-Nan; Tsai, Tzu-Chieh – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2009
The pervasive popularity of the Internet in the past decade has changed the way many students live and learn, in part, because modern technology has made it possible for learners to access Real-Time Multimedia information on the Internet, or research any topic of interest to them from virtually any computer anywhere in the world. Students can also…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Distance Education, Internet, Teaching Methods