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Min Young Doo; Jungwon Kim – Distance Education, 2024
This study comprised a meta-analysis of the relationship between learning engagement and learning outcomes in online learning in higher education. The effect sizes of 175 samples were extracted from 34 eligible studies published from January 2010 to March 2022. First, the relationship between learning engagement and learning outcomes was g =0.430,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Outcomes of Education, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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Goldie, Katherine; Ironside, Rachael; Pirie, Elliot – Distance Education, 2023
This paper examines the experience of students transitioning between online and in-person live event projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing upon longitudinal qualitative data collected over a 3-year period, we explored how students perceived the challenges, their own development, and the pedagogical changes. Events management pedagogy…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Experiential Learning, COVID-19
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Simon Goorney; Matoula Sarantinou; Jacob Sherson – Distance Education, 2023
In this article, we conceptualize a new model of transnational education: the "open master." Arising from higher education for emerging fields such as quantum technology and artificial intelligence, the open master addresses the urgent need for advanced digital skills. We consider how, using distance education, specialist courses can…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Global Approach, Models
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Benjamin Heurich; Bence Lukács – Distance Education, 2023
In our theoretical and conceptual article, we propose that the application of Niklas Luhmann's sociological systems theory as a difference-theoretical approach to the opening of science unveils an openness paradox. We describe and discuss the general concept of open science as currently proposed by UNESCO and posit that only by accepting the…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Scientific Methodology, Open Education, Theories
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Fennelly-Atkinson, Rita; LaPrairie, Kimberly N.; Song, Donggil – Distance Education, 2022
As postsecondary online programs increase, the accessibility of online course content becomes a serious issue in higher education. There is currently little information about how postsecondary institutions address online course accessibility. This exploratory mixed-methods study examined the degree to which university online course checklists…
Descriptors: Identification, Accessibility (for Disabled), Inclusion, Online Courses
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Lomellini, Amy; Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Snelson, Chareen; Trespalacios, Jesús H. – Distance Education, 2022
Online learning can potentially meet increasingly diverse students' needs in higher education, including disabled students. However, institutions have historically struggled in providing accessible and inclusive online learning. Higher education online learning leaders, those who manage instructional designers, are in a unique position to help…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Accessibility (for Disabled), Inclusion, Online Courses
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Lockee, Barbara B.; Clark-Stallkamp, Rebecca – Distance Education, 2022
The recent shift to remote instruction in response to the global pandemic has resulted in increasing demand for flexible learning options in higher education going forward. As institutions strategize the advancement of distance education as a means of addressing these demands, a parallel need has emerged for increased awareness of flexible…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Time Perspective
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Veletsianos, George; Childs, Elizabeth; Cox, Robin; Cordua-von Specht, Isabel; Grundy, Steve; Hughes, Janine; Karleen, Darryl; Willson, Angella – Distance Education, 2022
Online and distance learning is a practice situated in environments--places, spaces, and times, with particular people, in particular contexts, with particular technologies, within particular institutions. In other words, the practice of online and distance learning is not wholly individual: it is situated within broader environments. In this…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Environmental Influences, Individual Differences
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Warren, Scott J.; Churchill, Christina – Distance Education, 2022
Distance learning technology continues to grow and undergo significant changes in higher education settings. Applying strategic planning methods from organizational behavior and operations management can act as a useful guide for the implementation of a sustainable distance learning program. Strong planning can help ensure the distance learning…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Educational Planning, Educational Improvement
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Lockee, Barbara B.; Bond, M. Aaron; McGowin, Brooke Marton; Blevins, Samantha J. – Distance Education, 2022
Factors that drive delivery mode decisions are multifaceted and often necessarily go beyond instructional design needs. Additional influencing factors include logistical, technical, and policy considerations. The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated the many opportunities and challenges that accompany the chosen distance delivery mode, prompting the need…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Delivery Systems, COVID-19, Pandemics
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DeWaard, Helen; Roberts, Verena – Distance Education, 2021
When the art of assessment in online and distributed learning is grounded in Freirean writings, instructors have the opportunity to craft a nuanced and layered learning environment where the potential for critical consciousness is enhanced through carefully codesigned assessment strategies. Patton (2017) summarized 10 pedagogical principles based…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Open Education, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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Belt, Eric S.; Lowenthal, Patrick R. – Distance Education, 2021
The use of video has become commonplace in education today. Educators are engaging students with video communication technology more frequently than ever before, given COVID-19. However, questions remain on how instructors use video as a communication and teaching tool in online and blended courses. The purpose of this literature review was to…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Online Courses
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Cheon, Jongpil; Cheng, Jiaming; Cho, Moon-Heum – Distance Education, 2021
This study reports the development and validation of the Online Learning Readiness Self-Check (OLRSC), a self-report survey designed to examine nontraditional students' readiness for online learning. A total of 505 prospective online learners with diverse background participated in the study. Data from 252 randomly selected participants were used…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Self Concept Measures, Electronic Learning, Learning Readiness
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Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce; Larsen, Ross; Rogers, Jacob – Distance Education, 2021
Flexible learning removes barriers relating to time, place, and pace. While time management skills have been identified as necessary for learners to take advantage of flexible learning, relatively little is known about the temporal dimensions of flexible learning and how gender might relate to temporal flexibility and its perceived benefits. To…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Trespalacios, Jesús; Snelson, Chareen; Lowenthal, Patrick R.; Uribe-Flórez, Lida; Perkins, Ross – Distance Education, 2021
Community and connectedness are important concepts in online higher education. However, researchers debate how they are defined, operationalized, or enacted in practice. A scoping study was conducted to review the research literature on the extent, range, and nature of research in community and connectedness in online higher education. A total of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Interpersonal Relationship
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