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Chang, Mei-Mei; Lan, Shu-Wen – Open Learning, 2021
This study reports on the use of Moodle as a platform for incorporating the online reciprocal teaching (RT) application into a freshman English Reading course in Taiwan. Data on the 53 students' perceptions and experiences of Moodle-based RT application were collected using a questionnaire, and their actual reading comprehension was measured via a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Kara, Mehmet – Open Learning, 2021
This mixed-method study aims to investigate learners' perceptions of transactional distance and the association of those perceptions with learner outcomes in an online English as a Foreign Language (EFL) context. Transactional distance theory formed the theoretical basis of the study. The quantitative data were collected from the learners enrolled…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Sahin Kizil, Aysel – Open Learning, 2021
Getting increasingly common in many settings in higher education, distance language courses have become a vigorous area of research which requires sustained focus. Although the relevant literature has documented well various aspects of distance language learning, the factors affecting academic achievement have remained under-researched. This study…
Descriptors: Grade Prediction, Distance Education, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Bahari, Akbar – Open Learning, 2021
This study reports on a review of 286 peer-reviewed articles from 2002-2018 to identify the mainstream assessment tools and strategies adopted for language proficiency assessment in computer-assisted language learning studies. Given the diversity of tools and strategies being adopted for assessment purposes, it was highly critical to trace the…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Language Tests, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Abdelaziz, Hamdy A.; Al Zehmi, Owaisha – Open Learning, 2021
This research aimed to design e-activities based on cognitive scaffolding and measure their impact on underachieving learners' grammar competencies in middle schools. The focus was to utilise technology tools in providing underachieving learners with the support necessary to help them improve their usage of English grammar. A set of electronic…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Electronic Learning, Learning Processes, Difficulty Level
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Lee, Kyungmee – Open Learning, 2021
This article tackles a critical question:'to what extent can online higher education (HE) be open and innovative at the same time?' To provide a more comprehensive answer to the question, the author takes up a notion of discourse and situates the analysis in a specific online HE setting: Athabasca University (AU), Canada. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Distance Education, Educational Innovation
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Zaid, Yetunde A.; Alabi, Adefunke O. – Open Learning, 2021
Open educational resources (OERs) have increased in popularity and are becoming an important method of providing access to, and enhancing, the teaching and learning experience for both lecturers and students. Despite their popularity, approaches that may work best for sustaining OER initiatives in Nigerian universities are still evolving in…
Descriptors: Universities, Open Educational Resources, Program Implementation, Sustainability
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Maré, Suné; Mutezo, Ashley Teedzwi – Open Learning, 2021
Unisa has embraced the use of online learning and e-tutoring as a new approach to teaching and learning in an ODeL environment. According to the Community of Inquiry Theory, a learning community is important to enhance the social, cognitive and teaching presences for online learning to achieve student success. Online e-tutor and student…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Tutoring, Tutors, Teaching Assistants
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Letseka, Moeketsi – Open Learning, 2021
This paper offers insights into the establishment of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair of Open Distance Learning (ODL) at the University of South Africa (UNISA). The aim of the UNESCO Chair is to stimulate ODL research at UNISA. The paper briefly describes UNISA, which is the largest dedicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Distance Education, International Organizations
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Zongozzi, J. N. – Open Learning, 2021
A conceptual confusion of "theory" exists in South African Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) research in which the concept is used with borderline, related, contrary, invented, or illegitimate concepts such as a model, approach, construct, hypothesis, theoretical framework, or conceptual framework. As a result, some researchers choose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Theories, Educational Research, Distance Education
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McGowan, Veronica – Open Learning, 2020
Evidence exists that American institutions of higher education are well-entrenched in the consideration of mechanisms for supporting the implementation of Open Educational Resources (OER) and alternative textbooks. Literature reveals that developing and implementing OER is a significant undertaking in terms of time and human resources. This study…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Textbooks, Financial Support, Educational Finance
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Rezaei, Saeed; Latifi, Ashkan – Open Learning, 2020
The present mixed-methods research examined the identity and attitude of Iranian English language learners as a result of their participation in an online critical reflective course. The participants were 38 English language students who attended ten online sessions within a five-month English language course. Their online posts underwent…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Rabin, Eyal; Kalman, Yoram M.; Kalz, Marco – Open Learning, 2020
Will open education replace traditional higher education, or augment it? Digital innovation in the higher education sector is fuelling speculation about the transformation of higher education and the future role of universities. Much of the speculation makes questionable implicit assumptions about current and future business models in the higher…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Models
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Padilla Rodriguez, Brenda Cecilia; Armellini, Alejandro; Rodriguez Nieto, Ma Concepción – Open Learning, 2020
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are usually six to ten weeks long. Participation tends to decrease as the courses progress, leading to low completion rates. This led to the question: Could shorter MOOCs contribute to learners' engagement, retention and success? This paper compares two versions of Study Skills MOOC, which shared the same…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Learner Engagement, Academic Persistence
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Galimullina, Elvira; Ljubimova, Elena; Ibatullin, Rinat – Open Learning, 2020
SMART Education Technologies (SET) are already in place to provide teachers with different software packages and technologies to facilitate their teaching. However, when it comes to mathematics teaching in Russia, the situation here is different as the articulation of such SET in the Russian context is inadequate. This study redefines mathematics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Education
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