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Watkins, Ryan; Corry, Michael; Dardick, William; Stella, Julie – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
Do online students take notes when reading lecture content or watching video lectures? Can they benefit from note-taking supports, such as graphic organizers, to improve their study skills? These are among the questions explored in a pilot study with student participants enrolled in a 100% online graduate program. Students were provided academic…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Instructional Materials, Study Skills, Study Habits
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Lim, Jae Hoon; Dannels, Sharon A.; Watkins, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
Although distance education courses have become commonplace in most colleges and universities, the introduction of online research methods courses in the preparation of doctoral students has been slow in developing. This qualitative study explores the online learning experiences of doctoral students who have taken 1 or more of their research…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Research Methodology, Graduate Students
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Ronsisvalle, Tammy; Watkins, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2005
While online education has made great strides in recent years to become an accepted component of higher education, with many colleges now offering accredited online degree programs, the current opportunities and challenges of online K-12 education are still awash in the turbulent waters of regional politics, temperamental technologies, changing…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Charter Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Distance Education
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Guerra, Ingrid J.; Watkins, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2003
The articles in this special issue illustrate research in the fields of instructional design and distance education that share the common goal of using the findings to improve practice. Through case studies, the authors contribute ideas, examples, and research data related to the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and continuous…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Watkins, Ryan; Schlosser, Charles – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2003
Suggests a starting place for formal inquiry into distance education. Topics covered include: background on educational research and research on distance education; research paradigms that are applicable to distance education; subsystems of a distance education program; and a matrix for conceptualizing distance education research. (MES)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Research, Models, Research Design
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Watkins, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2000
Discusses how information technologies and distance education are changing workforce development. Focuses on the Digital Dakota Network (DDN), a cooperative effort to make distance education opportunities available to residents. Examines the related issues and implications of trends in the labor market. Outlines four recommendations for realizing…
Descriptors: Change, Development, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Kaufman, Roger; Watkins, Ryan – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2000
Discusses the rapid growth and expansion of distance education programs and provides a framework for defining, planning for, and achieving useful results from distance education programs today and in the future. Describes the Organizational Elements Model (OEM) that includes planning, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. (Contains…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Planning, Evaluation Methods, Futures (of Society)