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Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2011
This paper discusses culture, as a source of conflict than of synergy, how affects the use of elearning for pluralism to build a knowledge society. It also argues that the cultural dimensions of Geert Hofstede, who demonstrates that there are national and regional cultural groupings that affect the behavior of organizations, are very persistent…
Descriptors: Expertise, Delphi Technique, Citizenship Education, Academic Education
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2007
The main purpose of this paper was to identify, categorize and rank the future research priorities and needs for Mobile Learning Technologies. Based on the main purpose of this study, the key research inquiries are: (1) What are the major research issues and challenges identified by the online workers for Mobile Learning Technologies over the next…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Distance Education, Delphi Technique, Educational Research
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2006
The main purpose of this article is to introduce a critical curriculum design approach for bringing curriculum change for Blended Learning in higher education. Furthermore, the strategies, principles and challenges of this approach are also presented. This paper provides a perspective on such serious concerns as whether curriculum change should…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Curriculum Design, Critical Theory, Classroom Techniques
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2006
The main purpose of this qualitative research is to find out online workers' intentions toward Interactive Communication Networks (ICNs) that they redesign and revolutionize their new roles in these new interactive milieus carefully. In this study, the online workers' intentions are indications of their readiness and immediate antecedent of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Behavior Theories, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2005
In the 21st century, there is a new paradigms shift from traditional distance education approaches to network -based elearning understandings in universities and colleges. Therefore, economy (cost effectiveness and efficiency), technology (communication technologies) and equity (gender, accessibility, minority, language, religion etc.) are vital…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, College Students, College Faculty
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2005
The main purpose of this paper is to explore and discuss the main characteristics of project-based online learning (PBOL) for a graduate enchased Web-based course, Designing and Developing Distance Education, to promote the critical learning skills of online learners to engage them in projects designed to be realistic, intriguing and relevant real…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Multicultural Education, Distance Education
Yuzer, Volkan; Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2003
The main purpose of this paper is to create digital media design, production, and programming standards for Enhanced TV (ETV) in distance education milieus. ETV, commonly known as Interactive Television, provides increased learner control over viewing and interacting in virtual educational settings. This essential aspect of ETV emphasizes two-way…
Descriptors: Learner Controlled Instruction, Programming, Educational Television, Distance Education
Kurubacak, Gulsun; Basal, Mine – Online Submission, 2003
The main purpose of this paper is to provide real-life examples for the assistive technology, which are used to enhance preservice teacher-faculty and online designer partnerships in special education. Therefore, a framework developed by the researchers will show the needs, expectations and strengths of preservice teachers, faculty and online…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Technology Integration
Basal, Mine; Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2003
The use and integration of the new technologies, such as the Internet, World Wide Web, new computer software, etc., in educational milieus have been enormously growing for nearly two decades. Not only do these new technologies make an impact in general education, but also within preservice special education teachers who work with one of the…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes
Kurubacak, Gulsun; Basal, Mine – Online Submission, 2003
The use and integration of the new technologies, such as the Internet, World Wide Web, new computer software, etc., in educational milieus have been enormously growing for nearly two decades. Not only do these new technologies make an impact in general education, but also within preservice special education teachers who work with one of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Computer Software
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Online Submission, 2002
Many undergraduate and graduate courses in Open Education Faculty (OEF) of Anadolu University in Turkey have been delivered for over the two decades. Most of distance programs have been distributed via traditional distance education approaches and philosophy, such as TV and radio programs, printed materials, etc. Today, however, OEF has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Pilot Projects, Online Courses