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Sanga, Mapopa William – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
This study investigated the process through which 100 online courses were developed in compliance with a purpose-made rubric designed to bring the courses to a level that would meet requirements of membership in a state authorization reciprocity agreement. The study identified and analyzed common design and pedagogical issues instructors…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Curriculum Design, Fidelity, Scoring Rubrics
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Percell, Jay C. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2016
Wikis continue to be used within technology environments of K-12 and higher education because they offer a collaborative environment for students to produce and receive content in concert with each other or on an individual basis (Kirkham, 2014). These online spaces are typically used as a course management system where students can both receive…
Descriptors: Data, Web 2.0 Technologies, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media
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Watts, Lynette – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2016
Distance learning is commonplace in higher education, with increasing numbers of students enjoying the flexibility e-learning provides. Keeping students connected with peers and instructors has been a challenge with e-learning, but as technology has advanced, the methods by which educators keep students engaged, synchronously and asynchronously,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Asynchronous Communication, Synchronous Communication, Literature Reviews
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O'Brian, Mary M. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2016
The concern over big data and ramifications of its use permeates many, if not all, aspects of life in the 21st century. With the advent of online learning, another area of concern, one that directly impacts the world of education, has been added: the use of data within online professional development settings. In this article, we examine the type…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Information Management, Data Collection, Educational Improvement
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Muilenburg, Lin Y.; Berge, Zane L. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
People in society have managed to survive and, often, thrive in a world characterized by ever-increasing technological change. Yet technological transience causes or at least exacerbates challenges faced by teachers and teacher education programs when using technology for educational purposes. This article presents frameworks used to assist in the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Teacher Education Programs, Technological Advancement, Influence of Technology
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Dennen, Vanessa P. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
The technologies that support online learning are continuously evolving, providing instructors and students with a continuous stream of new tools, features, and functionalities for existing tools. During an online course, instructors and students generate and share a tremendous amount of data using these tools. These data are often created in…
Descriptors: Technological Advancement, Influence of Technology, Student Records, Data
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Amirault, Ray J. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
Today's technologies come and go at an alarming rate, and the length of time any one technology, either software or hardware, exists before being supplanted by a newer technology is growing ever shorter. For anyone working within the field of instructional technology, this rapid replacement rate of technologies can hold immense implications for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technological Advancement, Influence of Technology, Barriers
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Peterson-Karlan, George R. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
The movement toward greater availability of online education in the university setting creates challenges for design, development, and implementation of online courses, particularly those focused on the educational use of technology as content. This article is structured around a central theme of designing and implementing hybrid online courses…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Technological Advancement, Technology Education, Online Courses
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Chang, YunJeong; Hannafin, Michael J. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
Collaborative learning technologies (tools that are used for facilitating or mediating collaborative learning) have been widely incorporated in distance education as well as broadly adopted in higher education. While a range of collaborative technologies has been incorporated, their implementation has often failed to align with well-established…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Cooperative Learning, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Torres Kompen, Ricardo; Monguet, Josep Ma.; Brigos, Miguel – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
There are several definitions for the term "personal learning environment" (PLE); in this article, PLE refers to a group of web technologies, with various degrees of integration and interaction, that helps users and learners manage the flow of information that relates to the learning process, the creation of knowledge, and the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Online Systems, Electronic Learning
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Swan, Karen – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2015
In this article, the author explores how technological change is affecting most aspects of our society. In this vein, it is noted that even though education has historically been more resistant to technological change than other societal sectors, recent advances in distance education, specifically online learning, promise to radically disrupt…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Technological Advancement, Influence of Technology, Science and Society
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Morgan, Kari; Williams, Karen C.; Cameron, Bruce A.; Wade, Christine E. – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2014
Focus group interviews with university instructors (tenured, tenure-track, and adjunct) were conducted to explore perceptions of online group work. Results indicated that instructors believe that group work is an essential tool for students' future lives and, therefore, a key component of the online classroom. They believe that professional…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teacher Attitudes, Cooperative Learning, Teamwork
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Godsall, Lyndon; Lee, Rebecca – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2014
This article examines the way the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, responded to the need to educate certified registered nurse anesthetists by incorporating educational technology into program delivery without compromising integrity and quality to meet market demand. The article discusses…
Descriptors: Anesthesiology, Nursing Education, Educational Technology, Delivery Systems
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Ulate Sanchez, Rosita – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2014
In this commentary, Rosita Ulate Sanchez states that Venezuela, like other Latin American countries, begins the 21st century by confronting realities that require changes in its learning and education systems. The purpose of Venezuela's education system is to generate social renovation and economic development. It seeks to achieve this through…
Descriptors: Creativity, Leadership, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Hirumi, Atsusi – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2013
Advances in technology offer a vast array of opportunities for facilitating elearning. However, difficulties may arise if elearning research and design, including the use of emerging technologies, are based primarily on past practices, fads, or political agendas. This article describes refinements made to a framework for designing and sequencing…
Descriptors: Interaction, Electronic Learning, Design Preferences, Curriculum Design
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