04 mars 2016

EduBlogs as metaphor

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis presentation will discuss a number of recent case studies, contrast examples of private and public edublogs, and explore issues such as learner and instructor roles and responsibilities, learner choices, ethical considerations, learning goals, instructional strategies and activities, and assessment methods. More...

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Adaptation of online courses for new educational contexts

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningOne of the challenges in online learning is adaptation of material developed for one educational setting to be appropriate in another. Qualitative case-study research explored adaptation of online continuing education modules, developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada for public health practitioners. More...

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Evaluation of an undergraduate physics programme of Indira Gandhi National Open University: A case study

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe undergraduate science programme was launched at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in 1991-92 with an enrolment of 1,210 students. The programme was well received, and enrolments increased over the years. However, the success rates have not kept pace with enrolment. More...

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A review of adventure learning

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAdventure learning (AL) is an approach for the design of digitally-enhanced teaching and learning environments driven by a framework of guidelines grounded on experiential and inquiry-based education. The purpose of this paper is to review the adventure learning literature and to describe the status quo of the practice by identifying the current knowledge, misconceptions, and future opportunities in adventure learning. More...

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Online and blended communities of inquiry: Exploring the developmental and perceptional differences

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper discusses findings of a mixed method approach to a study of the development of a community of inquiry in an online and a blended learning environment. A graduate course delivered online and in a blended format was the context of the study. More...

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Time students spend reading threaded discussions in online graduate courses requiring asynchronous participation

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe authors report the results of a study that provides bases for comparison between the time necessary to participate in courses delivered asynchronously online and courses delivered in a traditional classroom setting. Weekly discussion threads from 21 sections of six courses offered as part of online, degree-granting, accredited, graduate programs were examined. More...

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Review of distance education research (2000 to 2008): Analysis of research areas, methods, and authorship patterns

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper presents a review of distance education literature to describe the status thereof and to identify gaps and priority areas in distance education research based on a validated classification of research areas. The articles (N = 695) published in five prominent distance education journals between 2000 and 2008 were reviewed for this study. More...

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A case study of an international e-learning training division: Meeting objectives

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper presents an evaluation of the work of the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) eLearning with International Organisations (eLIO) section. Participants in the investigation included a representative sample of the learners (N = 15), their supervisors (N = 5), and the COL staff, including all of the eLIO staff (N = 10). More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 10, No 6 (2009)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

IRRODL year in review
Terry Anderson
i-ii

Research Articles

Rory McGreal
1-20
Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Eva Maria Baecker, Sebastian Vogt
21-50
Abbie H. Brown, Tim Green
51-64
Zehra Akyol, D. Randy Garrison, M. Yasar Ozden
65-83
George Veletsianos, Irene Kleanthous
84-105
Arundhati Mishra, - Vijayshri, Suresh Garg
106-123

Field Notes

The first doctoral program in distance education in North America
Dorothy (Willy) Fahlman
124-136

Book Notes

Online learning as a strategic asset
Michael F. Beaudoin
137-139

CIDER Notes

Jamie Rossiter
Glenn Groulx
Jeton McClinton
Barabara Frey
Jon Baggaley

Full Issue

Cover Image
IRRODL Volume 10, Number 6
 
1-142

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Incentives and Disincentives for the Use of OpenCourseWare

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis article examines Utah residents’ views of incentives and disincentives for the use of OpenCourseWare (OCW), and how they fit into the theoretical framework of perceived innovation attributes established by Rogers (1983). Rogers identified five categories of perceived innovation attributes: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability, and observability. More...

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