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Michael Glassman; Shantanu Tilak; Min Ju Kang – Distance Education, 2023
This paper discusses operationalization of open educational practices (OEP) using innovative, Internet-influenced pedagogies to expose dangers of post-truth narratives. The first part reviews interpretations of OEP (associated with open-access and tools, collaboration, problem-centered learning, and democratic pedagogy) and explores possibilities…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Practices, Educational Innovation, Internet
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Larisa Enríquez-Vázquez; Myrna Hernández-Gutiérrez – Distance Education, 2023
Open education has existed for more than 6 decades. In its beginnings, it consisted of removing various controls that made it difficult for students to enter and remain in the educational system. Today, it involves characteristics such as accessibility, flexibility, and adaptability, in environments beyond academics. The student-centered teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Open Universities, Access to Education
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Starks, Allison – Distance Education, 2022
Online and distance education strategies offer a path for closing opportunity gaps for students with disabilities because of digital technologies' flexibility and capacity for differentiation, but fully online schooling does always guarantee an inclusive education. The COVID-19-induced shift to remote learning highlighted the need for more insight…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Students with Disabilities, Distance Education
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A., Gulinna; Xie, Jingrong; Korkmaz, Nilufer – Distance Education, 2022
The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the contributing factors that influence online instructors' decisions on course design and delivery strategies in higher education institutions. We conducted a principal component analysis with 81 online instructors across the United States of America to validate a conceptual framework that…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Web Based Instruction, Decision Making, Teaching Methods
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Lowenthal, Patrick R. – Distance Education, 2022
Research suggests that video can improve social presence in online courses. Video, though, is not a panacea; rather the success of video use depends in part on how and when it is used. Online instructors are increasingly using video in various ways, but questions remain on which types of videos students value most when it comes to establishing…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Asynchronous Communication, Video Technology, Online Courses
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Stuart, Jaimee; O'Donnell, Alexander W.; Scott, Riley; O'Donnell, Karlee; Lund, Rochelle; Barber, Bonnie – Distance Education, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted widespread transitions to remote teaching and learning in the higher education sector, bringing challenges for both educators and students. This study investigated links between student engagement with distinct types of remote teaching (asynchronous and synchronous) and academic outcomes (grade point average and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Teaching Methods, 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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Powell, Sandra Thatcher; Leary, Heather – Distance Education, 2021
Distance education theories indicate the importance of learner-content interaction and discuss it in conjunction with learner-instructor and learner-learner interaction. The measures of learner-content interaction are inconsistent and often measure learner-learner and learne-instructor interaction only. Using content analysis, this study examined…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Distance Education, Peer Relationship, Content Analysis
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Lambrev, Veselina S.; Cruz, Bárbara C. – Distance Education, 2021
Although many professional education doctorates have traditionally been offered as blended programs, since spring 2020 there has been an upsurge in online teaching and learning. Using a theoretical lens guided by the community of inquiry framework, this qualitative study examined how a cohort of students (n = 15) in one professional education…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Education, Doctoral Programs, Communities of Practice
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Maina, Marcelo Fabián; Santos-Hermosa, Gema; Mancini, Federica; Guàrdia Ortiz, Lourdes – Distance Education, 2020
This article presents the implementation of an assessment model for generic competences in K-12 enabled by open educational practices. It showcases a digital competence assessment model that outlines the design of competence assessment scenarios constructed by means of a collaborative process involving teachers from six European countries,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Practices, Technological Literacy, Teacher Collaboration
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Migueliz Valcarlos, María; Wolgemuth, Jennifer R.; Haraf, Samantha; Fisk, Nathan – Distance Education, 2020
Alongside the increasing popularity of distance education is a growing body of literature on anti-oppressive pedagogies (Breunig, 2009). Our critical review of literature explored and critiqued how educators enact anti-oppressive pedagogies in online classrooms. Our search and screen process yielded 2952 studies and a final set of 10 that met our…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Oyarzun, Beth; Martin, Florence; Moore, Robert L. – Distance Education, 2020
This study examined 256 faculty survey responses to determine perceptions of helpfulness of 24 time management strategies grouped into four categories defined by Berge (1995) as managerial, pedagogical, technical, and social. Findings indicate that establishing clear and specific expectations (M = 4.32) was perceived as the most helpful, followed…
Descriptors: Time Management, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Units of Study
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Huang, Biyun; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Hew, Khe Foon; Warning, Peter – Distance Education, 2019
Gamification offers potential for improving students' online discussion quantity and the depth of discussion content. However, very few studies have examined the social network patterns when students are posting and providing peer-feedback to each other in gamification-based environments. In response to those gaps, this study used a learning…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Peer Relationship, Comparative Analysis, Feedback (Response)
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Holmes, Wayne; Nguyen, Quan; Zhang, Jingjing; Mavrikis, Manolis; Rienties, Bart – Distance Education, 2019
There has been a growing interest in how teaching might be informed by "learning design" (LD), with a promising method for investigating LD being offered by the emerging field of "learning analytics" (LA). In this study, we used a novel LA for LD methodology to investigate the implementation of LD in an online distance learning…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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Mays, Tony John; Aluko, Folake Ruth – Distance Education, 2019
This paper responds in part to a special edition of this journal (39/2) on dual-mode provision. We were concerned that contact providers might drift into distance education provision through extending campus-based online learning without first thinking through the underpinning implications of its administrative systems, an issue that was not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Modalities, Teaching Methods, Distance Education
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