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Alharbi, Hawazen; Jacobsen, Michele – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
This article reports on findings from a design-based research investigation into the analysis, design, and evaluation of online faculty development in graduate supervision. The design elements determined to be relevant and necessary for the development of this innovative online faculty development experience are described. The process and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Supervisors
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Bradshaw, Kathlyn; Parchoma, Gale; Lock, Jennifer – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This article considers formal and informal learning activities in massive open online courses (MOOCs). MOOCs are often broadly positioned as either cMOOCs (based on connectivistic pedagogies) or xMOOCs (based on cognitivistic/behavioristic pedagogies). In a recent "International Review of Research in Open and Distance" article, Anders…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Informal Education, Online Courses, Learning Activities
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Kirby, Dale; Sharpe, Dennis; Bourgeois, Monique; Greene, Melanie – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2010
While web-based courses have had a growing presence in Canadian secondary schools since the mid-1990s, there has been very little study of the transition of high school distance e learners to further study at the post-secondary level. To address this area of deficit in distance education research this article reports on a study designed to examine…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Followup Studies
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Fahy, Patrick J.; Spencer, Bob; Halinski, Tara – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
The Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca University, commenced a survey of all graduates of its two programs, the master of distance education (MDE) degree, and the graduate diploma (GD) in technology, in late 2006. Alumni were asked how program completion had affected their careers, and their plans for the future. A total of 84 graduates…
Descriptors: Careers, Distance Education, Graduates, Program Effectiveness
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Conrad, Dianne – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
It is important for academic credibility that the process of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) keeps learning and knowledge as its foundational tenets. Doing so ensures PLAR's recognition as a fertile ground for learners' cognitive and personal growth. In many postsecondary venues, PLAR is often misunderstood and confused with…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Prior Learning, Credibility
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Barbour, Michael K. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2008
This article presents the results of a survey study of secondary students' perceptions of useful and challenging characteristics of Web-based learning environments. Data were collected using a modified version of a questionnaire from earlier studies. More specifically, the author focuses on what Web-based learning looks like for secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Web Based Instruction, Student Surveys
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Guillemet, Patrick – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2005
This article is a descriptive overview of one aspect of the history of Quebec's Tele-universite (TU). This case is used to unveil the inter-organizational and political tensions which may accompany the somewhat difficult development of a distance education model. Teleuniversite was created in 1972 as an experimental project by the Universite du…
Descriptors: Conflict, Problems, Foreign Countries, Distance Education