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Lee, Mimi Miyoung; Lin, Meng-Fen Grace; Bonk, Curtis J. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2007
An all-volunteer organization called the Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System (OOPS), headquartered in Taiwan, was initially designed to translate open source materials from MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) site into Chinese. Given the recent plethora of open educational resources (OER), such as the OCW, the growing use of such resources by the…
Descriptors: Global Education, Translation, Quality Control, Foreign Countries
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McGreal, Rory – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper presents an evaluation of the work of the Commonwealth of Learning's (COL)eLearning with International Organisations (eLIO) section. Participants in the investigation included a representative sample of the learners (N = 15), their supervisors (N = 5), and the COL staff, including all of the eLIO staff (N = 10). The methodology…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Investigations, Distance Education, International Organizations
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Beaven, Tita – Research-publishing.net, 2015
The pedagogic practical knowledge that teachers use in their lessons is very difficult to make visible and often remains tacit. This chapter draws on data from a recent study and closely analyses a number of Open Educational Resources used by three language teachers at the UK Open University in order to try to capture how their use of the…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Teaching Methods, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Shared Resources and Services
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Hennessy, S.; Haßler, B.; Hofmann, R. – Research Papers in Education, 2016
Supporting and upskilling teachers are essential to enhancing the quality of learning in developing contexts -- the focus of Education For All -- yet little evidence exists concerning what kinds of teacher education are actually most effective and what changes in "quality" are desired and feasible. This paper illustrates how a concrete,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Classroom Techniques
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Veraksa, Alexander N. – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2011
This article used two studies to investigate sign and symbol mediation in children aged 8-11 years. In role play, children exist at one at the same time in objective reality and their representation of reality. We cannot observe their mental representation directly, but the issue of whether signs or symbols mediate early role play is an important…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Children
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Arendt, Anne M.; Shelton, Brett E. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This article examines Utah residents' views of incentives and disincentives for the use of OpenCourseWare (OCW), and how they fit into the theoretical framework of perceived innovation attributes established by Rogers (1983). Rogers identified five categories of perceived innovation attributes: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity,…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Educational Innovation, Predictor Variables, Program Effectiveness
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Borthwick, Kate, Ed.; Corradini, Erika, Ed.; Dickens, Alison, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This e-book is a celebration of and reflection on 10 years of the LLAS elearning symposium, an event which is run by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) based at the University of Southampton, UK. Over the past ten years, the symposium has followed the innovations brought about in the digital realm and has offered a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Languages, Linguistics
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Kayal, Soumen; Das, Baisakhi – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2017
One of the most impressive uses of information and communication technology is the advent of e-learning. The current E-learning system mainly plays a role of learning assistance such as providing learning content or learning information, and sometime it provides channels or platform in the learning environment for discussion and interaction. In…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Courseware, Open Source Technology
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Yan, Hongxin; Law, Sandra – Open Praxis, 2013
Failure rates in first year calculus courses are high in most post-secondary institutions across North America and other parts of the world. This Inukshuk-funded open education project involved the development of five stand-alone pre-calculus learning modules. The design and revision phases of this project occurred between the fall of 2007 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Education, Open Source Technology, Learning Modules
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South African Journal of Higher Education, 2007
NADEOSA held its 10th anniversary conference during August 2006 on the theme "Celebrating 10 years of NADEOSA. Exploring the role of ICTs in addressing educational needs: Identifying the myths and miracles." The conference evaluation strategy consisted of a number of consciously planned processes, a dialogical and reflective account…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Formative Evaluation
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Stevenson, John; Yashin-Shaw, Irena – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2004
This article examines ways in which more explicit connections might be forged between students' experiences as humanities students, and their experiences as part-time workers. The purpose is to connect particularisations of meaning with the development of a coherent whole, by using Van Oers' (1998) framework for contextualisation. It is argued…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Part Time Employment, Humanities, Education Work Relationship
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Highton, Melissa; Fresen, Jill; Wild, Joanna – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2011
Due to its stringent entry requirements, academic reputation and world ranking, Oxford University in the United Kingdom is perceived by some as being a closed, exclusive, and elitist institution. As learning technologists working in the institution, we have experienced an enthusiasm amongst academic colleagues for openness in publication and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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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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Wolfenden, Freda – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2008
This paper offers a review of the origins, design strategy and implementation plans of the Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) research and development programme. The programme is working to develop new models of teacher education, particularly school based training, including the creation of a programme webspace and an extensive bank…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Program Development
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Lidz, Jeffrey; Gleitman, Lila R. – Cognition, 2004
In a recent paper [Lidz, J., Gleitman, H., & Gleitman, L. (2003). Understanding how input matters: Verb learning and the footprint of universal grammar. "Cognition," 87, 151-178], we provided cross-linguistic evidence in favor of the following linked assertions: (i) Verb argument structure is a correlate of verb meaning; (ii) However, argument…
Descriptors: Verbs, Stimuli, Pragmatics, Linguistics
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