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Suresh Krishnasamy; Edward Narayan – Distance Education, 2024
To deliver a comprehensive learning experience while shifting to online teaching due to COVID-19, educators at The University of Queensland (Australia) adopted Lt, a cloud-based platform, to overcome the challenges of delivering animal anatomy practicals. A two-phased study was conducted to evaluate the use of Lt for both online and on-campus…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Anatomy, Animals
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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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Raj K. Baral; Laxman Bhatta; Som Nath Ghimire – Distance Education, 2024
This study explored Nepali university teachers' and students' perceptions and experiences of emergency remote teaching (ERT) vis-à-vis its opportunities and challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. Study data were collected via email by employing online questionnaires to higher education teachers and students from 10 colleges under seven…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Forbes, Dianne; Gedera, Dilani; Brown, Cheryl; Hartnett, Maggie; Datt, Ashwini – Distance Education, 2023
Online strategies designed to enable practical learning were in use prior to the pandemic. Nevertheless, in response to the rapid shift to online delivery during lockdowns, face-to-face practical learning was often postponed and replaced with traditional transmissive and theory-focused modes. This paper reports undergraduate and postgraduate…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Active Learning
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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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Michael Gallagher; James Lamb – Distance Education, 2023
University systems maintain prohibitive closures that constitute a closed-loop system: opaque academic practices, control of what counts as knowledge, financial and social exclusion, and the perpetuation of privilege. Yet this closed-loop system is also governed by adherence to values around education as a public good, openness, and authenticity,…
Descriptors: Universities, Values, Educational Practices, Open 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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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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Gamage, Dilrukshi; Staubitz, Thomas; Whiting, Mark – Distance Education, 2021
We report on a systematic review of the landscape of peer assessment in massive open online courses (MOOCs) with papers from 2014 to 2020 in 20 leading education technology publication venues across four databases containing education technology-related papers, addressing three research issues: the evolution of peer assessment in MOOCs during the…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
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Stadler, Matthias; Kolb, Nicola; Sailer, Michael – Distance Education, 2021
To slow the spread of COVID-19, many universities have had to move to online teaching, which entails changing exams from in-person to online. Online exams can facilitate cheating when there is no direct proctoring. To provide some form of control in unproctored exams, Cluskey et al. (2011) suggested having substantial time pressure; yet there are…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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Zhu, Meina – Distance Education, 2021
The management of self-directed learning is especially critical for massive open online course (MOOC) learners. This mixed-method study investigated MOOC instructors' strategies to facilitate learners' self-management skills for SDL. The study used three data sources: (a) an online survey with 198 MOOC instructors; (b) semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in 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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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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Croft, Benjamin; Brown, Monica – Distance Education, 2020
Open education has long been forwarded as a producer of equity. However, there currently exists a lack of critical engagement with issues of justice in open educational practices (OEP). Although the affordances of open education have potential for increasing equity, creating knowledge alongside learners is inherently rife with complexities for…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Justice, Equal Education, Open Education
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Eliyahu-Levi, Dolly – Distance Education, 2020
Multicultural dialogue has an important socio-educational role in light of demographic changes. Research shows that attracting international students to campus or sending them abroad is not enough (Ashwill, 2004; de Hei et al., 2019). Therefore, the higher education system should design programs that expose students to international contexts…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Peer Relationship, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning
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