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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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Kasch, Julia; van Rosmalen, Peter; Löhr, Ansje; Klemke, Roland; Antonaci, Alessandra; Kalz, Marco – Distance Education, 2021
Various studies advocate training students prior to a peer-feedback activity to ensure high quality of feedback. Next to investing in students' peer-feedback skills, it is important to focus on the underlying perceptions since perceptions influence learning behavior. We implemented an online peer-feedback training session in a massive open online…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, College Students, Online Courses
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Tsai, Chia-Lin; Ku, Heng-Yu; Campbell, Ashlea – Distance Education, 2021
The purpose of the study was to examine the impacts of course activities on student perceptions of engagement and learning in online courses. Using eight interactive course activities as indicators of course interactivity, we conducted a latent profile analysis to cluster students into different groups. Based on students' perceptions, we observed…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Learning Activities
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Xie, Jingrong; A, Gulinna; Rice, Mary F. – Distance Education, 2021
During the spring of 2020, institutions of higher education (IHEs) closed their buildings but continued to offer instruction through emergency remote teaching procedures in the United States of America. Although students and teaching faculty received much attention for their mutual under preparedness for remote learning using online tools,…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Role, Emergency Programs, Distance Education
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Chang, Bo – Distance Education, 2021
This study explored student privacy issues in online learning environments. Vignettes are used to present the various privacy scenarios occurred in online learning environment. The study showed that there are direct legal ramifications of concern to students, as a result of sharing individual grades among group members and providing public…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Graduate Students, Student Rights
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Cho, Moon-Heum; Cheon, Jongpil; Lim, Seongmi – Distance Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between motivation profiles and self-regulation in online students and self-regulation as a predictor of affective learning outcomes, depending on students' motivation profiles. A total of 556 online preservice teachers participated in this study at a university in the United States of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Motivation, Profiles, Electronic Learning
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Lee, Kyungmee; Fanguy, Mik; Lu, Xuefei Sophie; Bligh, Brett – Distance Education, 2021
While much is discussed of the challenges that educators and their institutions have been facing during COVID-19, there is little reported about how students have been coping with the challenges. In this short piece, we present preliminary data on university students' perceptions of online learning and teaching during the pandemic. Our findings…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Samra, Rajvinder; Waterhouse, Philippa; Lucassen, Mathijs – Distance Education, 2021
Students registering for distance education degree-level study frequently cite flexibility as a factor influencing their choice for this mode of study, but little is known about how students manage simultaneous and/or potentially conflicting roles. This study used a self-report open-ended online survey, completed by 348 tertiary-level final-year…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Open Universities, Role Conflict
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Wood, Anna K.; Symons, Kate; Falisse, Jean-Benoit; Gray, Hazel; Mkony, Albert – Distance Education, 2021
This paper presents findings from a study into the value of lecture captures for online postgraduate courses. There has been little scrutiny of the role of on-campus lecture capture in online courses. We addressed this gap by exploring online distance learning students' perceptions of lecture captures through the lens of the community of inquiry…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Electronic Learning
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Kalir, Jeremiah H. – Distance Education, 2020
Collaboration is a conceptually ambiguous aspect of open education. Given inconsistent discussion about collaboration in the open education literature, this article suggests collaboration be defined and studied as a distinct open educational practice. A theoretical stance from the discipline of computer-supported collaborative learning helps…
Descriptors: Open Education, Cooperative Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Lee, Kyungmee – Distance Education, 2020
In the previous era of open educational practices (OEP) based around distance teaching, its actors and their target group were clear to define: open universities and disadvantaged learners. In this new era of OEP linked to digitalized open educational resources, there are multiple actors and beneficiaries of OEP. This critical literature review…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Open Education, Access to Education
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Adam, Taskeen – Distance Education, 2020
This article reports the lack of epistemic diversity in producers of massive open online courses (MOOCs) through examining whose knowledges and what knowledges are forefronted in MOOCs. Through analysis of 27 semi-structured interviews, the study explored the relationship between South African MOOC designers and their open educational practices…
Descriptors: Open Education, Online Courses, Instructional Design, Epistemology
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Karunanayaka, Shironica P.; Naidu, Som – Distance Education, 2020
Interest in the adoption of open educational practices (OEP) is growing, and the strongest arguments in its favor are that the adoption of such practices has the best chances of making education affordable and accessible to all. However, engagement with such practices requires the adoption of a fundamentally different set of beliefs and value…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Open Education, Online Courses, Instructional Design
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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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