04 mars 2016

New project will re-design first-year college experience

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. A new project from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” (RFY), is aimed at ensuring success for all students, particularly those who have historically been underserved by higher education: low income, first generation, and students of color. More...

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Gonzaga selects EasyVista to improve campus service experience

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. IoT drives need for automation and self-service capabilities for ‘Zags’ students and faculty. More...

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Credentialing, free tuition top this week’s news

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. Coursera announced it is offering 12 new project-based courses in topics from persuasive writing to computer construction. More...

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Textbook Liberation Fund aims to save students $1B

eCampus NewsBy Laura Devaney. The Textbook Liberation Fund is intended to help save college students $1 billion. It was launched by Skyepack LLC, an organization focused on the design and production of digital course materials as an alternative to the traditional textbooks ecosystem. More...

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CIOs: 5 campus IT priorities for 2016 and beyond

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury and Ron Bethke. These are just some of the findings from the 2015 Campus Computing Survey, conducted by the Campus Computing Project (CCP)—the largest continuing study of the role of computing, e-learning and IT planning and policy in American higher education. More...

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Why higher ed should be concerned about “education deserts”

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. New brief discusses why geography is an important factor concerning equity in postsecondary education. 
It’s the same concept that applies to food deserts: because travel to another source is not possible, and local access is limited, mostly rural area populations cannot obtain affordable, quality food. Now switch food to education and the concept is fairly clear. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 11, No 1 (2010)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents


IRRODL policy changes
Terry Anderson

Research Articles

Markus Deimann, Theo Bastiaens
Zuochen Zhang, Richard Kenny
Albert Dieter Ritzhaupt, Michelle Stewart, Patryce Smith, Ann E. Barron
Lucy Barnard-Brak, Valerie Osland Paton, William Yun Lan
Meghan E. Marrero, Jessica Fitzsimons Riccio, Karen A. Woodruff, Glen S. Schuster
Francis Donkor
John-Harmen Valk, Ahmed T. Rashid, Laurent Elder

Field Notes

Reaching REMOTE learners: Successes and challenges for students in an online graduate degree program in the Pacific Islands
Kavita Rao, Charles Giuli
"Can you hear me, Hanoi?" Compensatory mechanisms employed in synchronous net-based English language learning
Una Mary Cunningham, Kristy Beers Fägersten, Elin Holmsten

Book Notes

Distance and blended learning in Asia
Tony Bates


Blended online learning design: Shaken not stirred
Norm Vaughn, Michael Power
Bi-national learning and the Internet: Grassroots experiments in global education
William Egnatoff
Moving online: Taking teaching and learning beyond four walls
Steven Rowe

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 11, Number 1

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International DE opportunities in difficult economic times

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe world's current economic crisis is placing serious pressures on distance education. In October 2009, the situation was addressed at an International Summit on Distance Education, held in Beijing. The conference focused on the survival challenges and opportunities currently facing open and distance learning. Professor Baggaley attended the conference as an invited chair and speaker on this topic. More...

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Social networking with Web 2.0: A comparative study of on-campus and online students

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningIn this presentation Barbara Frey and Lorna Kearns summarize a study of back channel communication that took place at the University of Pittsburgh among on-campus and online learners enrolled in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program in summer 2008. They define “back channel communication” as the communication in which students engage outside of the structured course activities and discussion. More...

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Implementing digital story telling in a Computers in Education course

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAssessment and the integration of advanced technologies are key themes for the 21st century educator. The electronic portfolio project was developed to explore the possibilities of using web-based technology to store artifacts as evidence of student achievements of course goals and objectives. More...

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