23 mars 2016

Institutional level identity control strategies in the distance education environment: A survey of administrative staff

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningPhysical separation of students and instructors creates the gap of anonymity and limited control over the remote learning environment. The ability of academic institutions to authenticate students and validate authorship of academic work at various points during a course is necessary for preserving not only perceived credibility but also public safety. More...

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Security risks and protection in online learning: A survey

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper describes a survey of online learning which attempts to determine online learning providers’ awareness of potential security risks and the protection measures that will diminish them. The authors use a combination of two methods: blog mining and a traditional literature search. The findings indicate that, while scholars have identified diverse security risks and have proposed solutions to mitigate the security threats in online learning, bloggers have not discussed security in online learning with great frequency. More...

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Tremplin Carrière 2016

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Factors influencing students’ acceptance of m-learning: An investigation in higher education

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningM-learning will play an increasingly significant role in the development of teaching and learning methods for higher education. However, the successful implementation of m-learning in higher education will be based on users’ acceptance of this technology. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to study the factors that affect university students’ intentions to accept m-learning. More...

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Student and faculty outcomes of undergraduate science research projects by geographically dispersed students

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningSenior undergraduate research projects are important components of most undergraduate science degrees. The delivery of such projects in a distance education format is challenging. Athabasca University (AU) science project courses allow distance education students to complete research project courses by working with research supervisors in their local area, coordinated at a distance by AU faculty. More...

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Reviews and practice of college students regarding access to scientific knowledge: A case study in two Spanish universities

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study analyzes the concepts, attitudes, and practices of 327 pedagogy students from two major Spanish universities related to the process of finding academic information utilizing open access. A training program has been developed through an innovation project (PIMCD) to address the problem of the lack of university training designed to enable students to access reliable sources of scientific knowledge. More...

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Open distance learning for development: Lessons from strengthening research capacity on gender, crisis prevention, and recovery

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper documents the experience and lessons from implementing an e-learning program aimed at creating research capacity for gender, crisis prevention, and recovery. It presents a case study of bringing together a multidisciplinary group of women professionals through both online and face-to-face interactions to learn the skills needed to be a successful researcher. More...

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The teacher as leader: Effect of teaching behaviors on class community and agreement

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis article examines the effects of teaching behaviors in online university classes, focusing on the agreement among class members. Literature on group leaders’ effects on group agreement about workplace climate is reviewed. More...

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An investigation of practices and tools that enabled technology-mediated caring in an online high school

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe ethic of care has been an important part of the dialogue related to learning in traditional K-12 learning environments particularly because emotional relationships and caring pedagogies have been shown to be particularly important for adolescent learners. However, as online learning has become increasingly popular, there are concerns about the perceived impersonal nature of the online medium, and how this might particularly affect adolescent learners. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 14, No 5 (2013)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Editorial: Volume 14, Number 5
Rory McGreal

Research Articles

Beth Rubin, Ronald Fernandes
Suresh Chandra Babu, Jenna Ferguson, Nilam Parsai, Rose Almoguera
José Manuel Sáez López, Jose María Ruiz Ruiz, Maria Luz Cacheiro González
Lawton Shaw, Dietmar Kennepohl
Ahmad Abu-Al-Aish, Steve Love
Yong Chen, Wu He
Alexander Amigud
Osman Yildiz, Abdullah Bal, Sevinc Gulsecen
Lydia Mbati
Julie Shattuck, Terry Anderson
Anna Mavroudi, Thanasis Hadzilacos
Jonatan Castaño-Muñoz, Teresa Sancho-Vinuesa, Josep M. Duart
Yu-Hui Ching, Yu-Chang Hsu
Andrea Velasquez, Charles R Graham, Richard E West

Full Issue

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