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Zixi Li; Meina Zhu; Dilnoza Kadirova; Curtis J. Bonk – Distance Education, 2023
The study investigated how adolescent students in Nepal explored massive open online learning courses (MOOCs) in a self-directed learning manner. It used a qualitative approach by conducting 13 individual interviews with these youth. Findings suggest that Nepali adolescent MOOC learners are strongly motivated by natural curiosity toward learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Independent Study, MOOCs, Learning Processes
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Hengtao Tang; Yan Yang; Yu Bao – Distance Education, 2023
Evidence that open educational resources (OER) can decrease college students' educational cost without harm to their course performance on different subjects has been well documented, but student motivation to use OER for learning is underexplored. This study investigated college students' achievement goals of using OER from the perspective of…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Student Costs, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
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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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Francisco Iniesto; Carina Bossu – Distance Education, 2023
Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and open education are key areas in the current development of educational systems internationally. However, little is known about the general perspective of what has been addressed about EDI in open educational contexts to date. To address this gap, this paper presents a systematic literature review of 15…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Diversity, Inclusion, College Faculty
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Terry D. Evans; Viktor Jakupec – Distance Education, 2023
This article considers selected Australian and international theories, policies, and practices of open and distance education, since ODLAA (formerly the Australian and South Pacific External Studies Association) was formed in 1973, through to the current post-pandemic period. It considers the shifting conceptualization of open education as…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Policy, Educational History, Open Universities
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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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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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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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Serpil Koçdar; Aras Bozkurt; Hasan Uçar; Abdulkadir Karadeniz; Erdem Erdogdu; Som Naidu – Distance Education, 2023
Openness in education has received significant attention in recent years. To comprehend this concept in education ecosystems thoroughly, a longitudinal study is crucial, offering a comprehensive perspective of its evolution. The study utilizes bibliometric techniques, social network analysis, and text mining to investigate openness from its origin…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Longitudinal Studies, Bibliometrics
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Waterhouse, Philippa; Samra, Rajvinder; Lucassen, Mathijs – Distance Education, 2022
The perceived flexibility of distance education, whereby students can juggle their multiple life roles, is often cited as the predominant reason for enrolling in this mode of study. Nonetheless, for distance learners their multiple roles often have a significant impact on their study experience. This study had three objectives: (1) to explore…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Satisfaction, Student Attitudes, Student Employment
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Li, Chenglu; Xing, Wanli; Leite, Walter L. – Distance Education, 2022
Help-seeking is a valuable practice in online discussion forums. However, the asynchronicity and information overload of online discussion forums have made it challenging for help seekers and providers to connect effectively. This study formulated a new method to provide fair and accurate insights toward building a peer recommender to support…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Help Seeking, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
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Jung, Insung; Lee, Jihyun – Distance Education, 2022
The aim of this study was to develop and validate a multidimensional open thinking scale (OTS) in order to measure adult learners' open thinking as a key learning outcome of open educational practices (OEP) through a three-phase process of item generation, theoretical analysis, and psychometric analysis. Exploratory and confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Outcomes of Education, Open Education, Test Construction
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Wang, Qin; Mousavi, Amin; Lu, Chang – Distance Education, 2022
The field of learning analytics (LA) is developing rapidly. However, previous empirical studies on LA were largely data-driven. Little attention has been paid to theory-driven LA studies. The present scoping review identified and summarized empirical theory-driven LA studies, aiming to reveal how theories were integrated into LA. The review…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Journal Articles, Databases, Metacognition
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Paul, Ravi C.; Swart, William; MacLeod, Kenneth R. – Distance Education, 2022
Relative proximity theory contributes to the concept of distance in distance education by defining how far a current learning environment is from an ideal learning environment. As in Moore's (1993) theory of transactional distance, it defines distance as a psychosocial phenomenon but provides specificity to Moore's seminal theory for learning at a…
Descriptors: Proximity, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Measures (Individuals)
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Wang, Yang – Distance Education, 2022
Teaching presence has the potential to influence learning engagement. But the specific role of teaching presence in learning engagement is yet to be explored. Hence, I surveyed 1,328 college students in China through an online questionnaire. The structural equation modeling analysis result indicates that the five dimensions of teaching presence…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Learner Engagement, Online Courses, College Students
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