01 mars 2016

The Current Status and Future Prospects of Corporate e-Learning in Korea

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningCorporate e-Learning in Korea has rapidly grown for the last five years(2000-2005). This study argues that the main cause of such a drastic increase in distance education for adults in Korea was not the needs of companies to provide high-quality training programs through Internet but the initiative of government to make the whole state as an information society. More...

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eLearning in Higher Education Makes Its Debut in Cambodia: Implications of the Provincial Business Education Project

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningDeveloping countries face a number of challenges in their efforts to compete successfully in the new global economy. Perhaps the most critical resource needed to achieve these goals is trained human capital. While many developing countries are trying to address this need through traditional means, this may not be the most effective or efficient response. More...

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Replacing Face-to-Face Tutorials by Synchronous Online Technologies: Challenges and pedagogical implications

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper reports on a study which investigates the implementation of a synchronous e-learning system (Interwise) for online tutorials on an information technology related course offered by the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK). It examines a set of interview data related to students’ and tutors’ views on the use of the system. More...

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The Practice of a Quality Assurance System in Open and Distance Learning: A case study at Universitas Terbuka Indonesia

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningQuality assurance for distance higher education is one of the main concerns among institutions and stakeholders today. This paper examines the experiences of Universitas Terbuka (UT), which has initiated and implemented an innovative strategy of quality assurance (QA) for continuous improvement. More...

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Impact of ICTs on Open and Distance Learning in a Developing Country Setting: The Philippine experience

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe influence of the information and communication technologies (ICTs) in open and distance learning (ODL) in a developing country, the Philippines, is critically evaluated in this paper. Specifically, this paper examines how ICTs have influenced or shaped the development of ODL in this country. Also examined are the different stages or generations of distance education (DE) in the Philippines, which are characterized mainly by the dominant technology used for the delivery of instructional content and student support services. More...

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The Current Status of E-learning and Strategies to Enhance Educational Competitiveness in Korean Higher Education

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe purpose of this study was to examine the current status of e-Learning in Korean higher education and find ways to encourage the further use and development of e-Learning systems that aim to enhance Korea's academic competitiveness. A total of 201 universities in Korea (27 national and public, 163 private, and 11 national universities of education) were examined in this study. More...

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The Development of Distributed Learning Techniques in Bhutan and Nepal

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper discusses research and development work currently being conducted with universities in Bhutan and Nepal to design appropriate systems for distance and distributed learning courses among a network of campus sites. More...

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The Emergence of Open-Source Software in China

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe open-source software movement is gaining increasing momentum in China. Of the limited numbers of open-source software in China, Red Flag Linux stands out most strikingly, commanding 30 percent share of Chinese software market. Unlike the spontaneity of open-source movement in North America, open-source software development in China, such as Red Flag Linux, is an orchestrated activity wherein different levels of government play a vital role in sponsoring, incubating, and using open-source software, most conspicuously, Red Flag Linux. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 8, No 1 (2007)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningRegional Focus Issue - Open and Distance Education in Asia

Table of Contents

Editorial

Changing Faces of Open and Distance Learning in Asia
Insung Jung

Research Articles

Frank Rennie, Robin Mason
Junghoon Leem, Byungro Lim
Melinda dela Pena Bandalaria
Tian Belawati, Amin Zuhairi
Kwok Chi Ng

Field Notes

Buenafe R. Abdon, Seishi Ninomiya, Robert T. Raab
Cheolil Lim
Keiichi Kubota, Kiyoshi Fujikawa
Xiangyang Zhang, Shu-chiu Hung

Technical Notes

Guohua Pan, Curtis Jay Bonk

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 8, Number 1; Regional Focus Issue: Open and Distance Education in Asia
 
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A Pilot Study of Problem Formulation and Resolution in an Online Problem-based Learning Course

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper discusses an exploratory study to investigate the existence, and nature, of student problem formulation and resolution processes in an undergraduate online Problem-Based Learning (PBL) course in Agricultural Sciences. More...

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