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Nyaruwata, Leonorah Tendayi – Distance Education, 2018
This paper presents the successes and challenges faced in implementing the dual-mode strategy in higher education in the context of feminist theory. Worldwide, women's universities have been established by governments and private organisations to involve women more fully in the country's economic, political and social activities. The establishment…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Success, Barriers, Mixed Methods Research
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Carr, Alexis; Balasubramanian, K.; Atieno, Rosemary; Onyango, James – Distance Education, 2018
This paper discusses the relevance of lifelong learning vis-à-vis the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and stresses the need for an approach blending formal education, non-formal and informal learning. The role of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in moving beyond formal education and the importance of integrating pedagogy, andragogy and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Empowerment, Sustainable Development, Nonformal Education
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Cho, YoonJung – Distance Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to develop a scale with which to examine students' self-regulation (SR) in three types of online interaction. Using scale development steps, we constructed the online self-regulation questionnaire (OSRQ), a self-report survey. A total of 799 online students participated in the study. Data from 400 randomly selected…
Descriptors: Self Management, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ng, Clarence – Distance Education, 2017
Can mastery and performance-approach goals predict distance learners' learning and achievement in different learning situations over an academic year? Using a prospective longitudinal design, the current study examined this research question using a cohort of distance learners in Hong Kong. Two hundred and seventy-two distance learners completed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Adult Learning, Mastery Learning
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Henderikx, Maartje A.; Kreijns, Karel; Kalz, Marco – Distance Education, 2017
In this paper we present an alternative typology for determining success and dropout in massive open online courses (MOOCs). This typology takes the perspectives of MOOC-takers into account and is based on the their intentions and subsequent behaviour. An explorative study using two MOOCs was carried out to test the applicability of the typology.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Success, Dropout Rate, Intention
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Park, Sanghoon; Yun, Heoncheol – Distance Education, 2017
This study examines the relationships between students' academic levels, the use of motivational regulation strategies, and cognitive learning strategies. A total of 141 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in online distance courses participated in the study. The findings show that students use different motivational regulation strategies…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Lai, Kwok-Wing – Distance Education, 2017
A supportive online learning environment entails teachers using effective pedagogical practices to meet the needs of their students and developing a positive teacher-student relationship to foster learner motivation and engagement. This paper reports a study investigating how 32 secondary teachers in New Zealand taught their online distance…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers
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Gómez-Rey, Pilar; Barbera, Elena; Fernández-Navarro, Francisco – Distance Education, 2016
This article explores the quality of the online learning experience based on the Sloan-C framework and the Online Learning Consortium's (OLC) quality scorecard. The OLC index has been implemented to evaluate quality in online programs from different perspectives. Despite this, the opinions of learners are ignored, and it is built using feedback…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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van den Berg, Geesje; Joffe, Muriel; Porto, Stella C. S. – Distance Education, 2016
In many parts of the world online education is still taking shape and faces many obstacles, including insufficient numbers of professionals prepared to teach using new technologies. This paper is a case study of academic capacity building to determine how a partnership between the University of South Africa (Unisa) and the University of Maryland…
Descriptors: Role, Partnerships in Education, Capacity Building, Foreign Countries
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Rehn, Nicole; Maor, Dorit; McConney, Andrew – Distance Education, 2016
This research examines teacher presence in high school distance courses that are delivered by synchronous videoconference. In rural and remote areas, many school districts are using videoconferencing as way to reach dispersed students. This collective case study uses mixed methods to unpack the notion of presence from the perspective of teachers…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Synchronous Communication, High Schools, Videoconferencing
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Bosmans, Daniel; Hurd, Stella – Distance Education, 2016
Learning a language through distance means is becoming increasingly widespread. The investigation reported in this paper was part of a large study (n = 590) carried out in 2011, which examined the experience of English-speaking students learning French pronunciation in a distance setting. This paper explores the hypothesis that there is a link…
Descriptors: Phonology, Second Language Learning, Anxiety, Questionnaires
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Koole, Marguerite; Stack, Sara – Distance Education, 2016
In this study, the authors explored identity positioning as perceived by doctoral learners in online, networked-learning environments. The study examined two distance doctoral programs at a Canadian university. It was a qualitative study based on methodologies involving open coding and discourse analysis. The social positioning cycle, based on…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Johnson, Genevieve Marie; Cooke, Audrey – Distance Education, 2016
Teacher feedback is critically related to student learning. This study sought to determine the relationships between distance education (DE) student level of self-regulated learning (SRL) and their preference for audio-recorded vs. written feedback from tutors. DE students (n = 102) enrolled in a first-year university course completed an online…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Feedback (Response), Audio Equipment, Student Needs
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Chen, Po-Hsuan; Adesope, Olusola – Distance Education, 2016
This study explored the effects of need satisfaction (autonomy, competence, and relatedness) on English as a foreign language (EFL) online learner satisfaction and validated the Chinese versions of the need satisfaction scale (NSS) and online learner satisfaction scale (OLSS). We collected data from a questionnaire administered to 199 EFL students…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Beccaria, Lisa; Rogers, Cath; Burton, Lorelle; Beccaria, Gavin – Distance Education, 2016
University students are likely to experience high rates of stress, which has the potential to negatively affect academic performance and their experience of study. Research with on-campus students has found positive benefits of health-promoting behaviours such as stress reduction and academic achievement; yet no research has examined these…
Descriptors: College Students, Stress Management, Coping, Academic Achievement
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