11 mars 2016

Study orchestrations in distance learning: Identifying dissonance and its implications for distance educators

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe exploration of study orchestrations emphasises students’ active participation in learning, describing the ways in which they marshal the resources available to them in response to their learning environment. This study reports the identification of study orchestrations in a group of distance students and identifies the existence of dissonant study orchestrations, which previous research has linked with poor achievement, in approximately one-fifth of the group. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 12, No 5 (2011)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Editorial 12(5)
Terry Anderson
i-ii

Research Articles

Bill Anderson, Scott W F Lee, Mary G Simpson, Sarah J Stein
1-17
John Levi Hilton III, David Wiley
18-26
Una Mary Cunningham
27-39
David Annand
40-56
Sarah Cornelius, Carole Gordon, Margaret Harris
57-73
Francis Donkor
74-92
Mamta Saxena
93-107
Peter Bergström
108-124
Margarida Romero, Elena Barberà
125-137

Research Notes

David Starr-Glass
138-157

Book Notes

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The impact of e-learning programs on the internationalization of the university
Nataly Tcherepashenets
158-161

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 12, Number 5
 
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Educating the citizen of academia online?

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe Arctic is a vast, sparsely populated area. The demographic situation points to online distance education as a solution to support lifelong learning and to build competence in the region. More...

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Internet technology-based projects in learning and teaching English as a Foreign Language at Yakutsk State University

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper discusses recent uses of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in fostering Internet-based projects for learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the Faculty of Foreign Languages in Yakutsk State University, Russia.  It covers the authors’ experiences integrating   distance education and creating educational resources within the Moodle LMS and wiki projects based on Web 2.0 social networking technologies. More...

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Helping autism-diagnosed teenagers navigate and develop socially using e-learning based on mobile persuasion

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe HANDS (Helping Autism-diagnosed teenagers Navigate and Develop Socially) research project involves the creation of an e-learning toolset that can be used to develop individualized tools to support the social development of teenagers with an autism diagnosis. The e-learning toolset is based on ideas from persuasive technology. More...

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Attracting, preparing, and retaining under-represented populations in rural and remote Alberta-North communities

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningFor several years, the government of the western Canadian province of Alberta has drafted policies and conducted research on the problem of populations under-represented in adult education.  This Alberta-North and Athabasca University study, funded by the Alberta government’s Innovation Fund, uses the advice and educational experiences of northern former and present students, and of other community members, to identify ways of better attracting, preparing, and retaining under-represented populations in northern Alberta communities through provision and training in the use of distance delivery methods. More...

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Decolonizing cyberspace: Online support for the Nunavut MEd

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningOffered between 2006 and 2009 and graduating 21 Inuit candidates, the Nunavut Master of Education program was a collaborative effort made to address the erosion of Inuit leadership in the K-12 school system after the creation of Nunavut, Canada’s newest territory, in 1999. Delivered to a large extent in short, intensive, face-to-face courses, the program also made extensive use of online supports. More...

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'Remote from what?' Perspectives of distance learning students in remote rural areas of Scotland

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningDistance learning is seen as the obvious answer for remote learners, and the use of online media is expected to overcome any access difficulties imposed by geographical distance. However, this belief may be obscuring our understanding of the role that location and individual circumstances have in shaping student experience. More...

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Re-thinking sustainable education systems in Iceland: The Net-University project

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe recent economic crisis in Iceland has raised issues of the sustainability of Icelandic Higher Education to new levels of importance. The Net-University Project was an EU Leonardo-funded initiative to focus on the transfer of innovation in continuing university education. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 12, No 4 (2011)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningSpecial Issue - Frontiers in Open and Distance Learning in the North

Table of Contents

Editorial

Some frontiers in open and distance learning in the North
Steinar Thorvaldsen, Griff Richards
i-iv

Research Articles

Ronald Macintyre, Janet R. Macdonald
1-16
Alexander McAuley, Fiona Walton
17-34
Nancy Steel, Patrick J. Fahy
35-53
Peter Øhrstrøm
54-71

Field Notes

Lena Zamorshchikova, Olga Egorova, Marina Popova
72-76
Mariann Solberg
77-87
Frank Rennie, Sigurbjörg Jóhannesdóttir, Stefania Kristinsdottir
88-105

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 12, Number 4; Special Issue: Frontiers in Open and Distance Learning in the North
 
1-110

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