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Kumar Basak, Sujit; Wotto, Marguerite; Bélanger, Paul – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
In the 21st century, the information and communication technology explosion increases the uses of digital devices for many purposes in the world of work and in formal and non-formal education. This study analyzes existing literature on the basis of the definition of the concepts, terminology used, differences, fundamental perspectives, benefits,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Information Technology, Distance Education
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Matzat, U. – Computers & Education, 2013
This article examines whether a mixture of virtual and real-life interaction--in contrast to purely virtual interaction--among some members of online communities for teachers is beneficial for all teachers' professional development in the whole community. Earlier research indicated that blended communities tend to face fewer trust and free rider…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Internet, Computer Mediated Communication
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Lindorff, Margaret; McKeown, Tui – Education & Training, 2013
Purpose: This paper aims to be a response to the "Call for Papers" on challenges for the practice of, and new modes of questioning and delivery in, business education. The authors seek to do this through an investigation of the disadvantages and benefits associated with the move towards using online technologies in an on-campus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Administration, Undergraduate Study
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McNaught, Carmel; Lam, Paul; Cheng, Kin Fai – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2012
This article reports a study of eLearning in 21 courses in Hong Kong universities that had a blended design of face-to-face classes combined with online learning. The main focus of the study was to examine possible relationships between features of online learning designs and student learning outcomes. Data-collection strategies included expert…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Internet
Moore, Joi L., Ed.; Benson, Angela D., Ed. – InTech, 2012
This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of practical case studies of distance learning implementations, research studies on teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology
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Abdelaziz, Hamdy A. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
Web-based education is facing a paradigm shift under the rapid development of information and communication technology. The new paradigm of learning requires special techniques of course design, special instructional models, and special methods of evaluation. This paper investigates the effectiveness of an adaptive instructional strategy for…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Electronic Learning, Internet, Blended Learning
Banerjee, Gouri – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2011
As higher education moves increasingly to blended and fully online environments, smaller institutions often ask whether this is a desirable trend. They face many challenges in transforming their largely face- to-face didactic teaching traditions to the technology mediated learning environments. Learning effectiveness and student satisfaction are…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Liberal Arts, Course Evaluation, Electronic Learning
Ibrahim, Abdullah Y. A. A. A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
E-learning plays an important role in higher education, especially with the appearance of web 2.0. The study investigated the effects of using PBWorks, as a free web 2.0 wiki, on students' academic achievement, and students' attitudes toward collaborative learning. The study was designed as an experimental study. There was comparison between two…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
Morris, Stephen K. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
A recent U.S. Department of Education (2009) meta-analysis concluded that blended learning may be better than either online or traditional lecture-based instruction. However, other research has shown that, for technology-enhanced instruction, learning outcomes are, at best, equal to traditional lecture-based instruction. Blended learning, when…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Undergraduate Students, Computer Assisted Instruction
Ling, Siew-Eng; Ariffin, Siti Rahayah Bt; Rahman, Saemah Bt; Lai, Kim-Leong – Online Submission, 2010
One of the objectives of Malaysia Ministry of Education is to provide educational opportunities for all Malaysians. Are education opportunities given fairly to all Malaysians who come from two big regions and divided by the South China Sea? The web infancy era, where the World Wide Web (WWW) is blooming fast, has changed the new millennium…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Course Content, Rural Areas
Giguere, Louis – Journal of Distance Education, 2009
In 1997 the British Columbia Open University (BCOU) adopted a virtualization strategy based primarily on twinning off-line independent study distance education courses (textbook-based with study guide and telephone and e-mail tutor support) with alternate online versions (textbook-based with integrated conferencing and communications provided…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Open Universities, Adult Basic Education, Benchmarking
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Austin, Katherine A.; Lawson, William D.; Holder, Eric – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2007
This study compares the efficacy of interactive video (ITV) delivered instruction to traditional course instruction in three distinct learning environments: traditional face-to-face format, ITV host (instructor present), and ITV distant (instructor not physically present) sites. Data were obtained from a half-day professional development course…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Retention (Psychology), Professional Development, Interactive Video
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Avgerinou, Maria D.; Andersson, Carina – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2007
Web-based distance education has become a "real" teaching alternative which has instigated more research particularly in the past decade. This research has commonly focused on four major perspectives: (1) information-technology; (2) course management systems (including course communication tools); (3) information design; and (4) online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Interaction
Lim, Doo Hun; Morris, Michael L.; Kupritz, Virginia W. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2007
This study investigates differences in instructional and learner factors between two groups of learners exposed to online only and blended delivery formats, respectively, in an effort to compare learning outcomes and other instructional variables between online and blended delivery methods. Findings indicated that no significant differences…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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Seabury, Brett A. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2005
This paper presents an evaluation of two on-line-based programs designed to teach practice skills. One program teaches crisis intervention and the other teaches suicide assessment. The evaluation of the use of these programs compares outcomes for two groups of students, one using the interactive program outside a class context and the other using…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Suicide, Social Work, Course Evaluation
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