04 avril 2016

Using supplementary video in multimedia instruction as a teaching tool to increase efficiency of learning and quality

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe main objective of this research is to investigate efficiency of use of supplementary video content in multimedia teaching. Integrating video clips in multimedia lecture presentations may increase students’ perception of important information and motivation for learning. Because of that, students can better understand and remember key points of a lecture. More...

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Exploring the impact of role-playing on peer feedback in an online case-based learning activity

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study explored the impact of role-playing on the quality of peer feedback and learners’ perception of this strategy in a case-based learning activity with VoiceThread in an online course. The findings revealed potential positive impact of role-playing on learners’ generation of constructive feedback as role-playing was associated with higher frequency of problem identification in the peer comments. More...

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Peer assessment for massive open online courses (MOOCs)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe teach-learn-assess cycle in education is broken in a typical massive open online course (MOOC). Without formative assessment and feedback, MOOCs amount to information dump or broadcasting shows, not educational experiences. A number of remedies have been attempted to bring formative assessment back into MOOCs, each with its own limits and problems. More...

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Leadership strategies in mobile English as a Second Language training

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper reviews a pilot mobile learning project for English as a Second Language implemented by a unimodal distance education institution to present an argument favouring the use of a distributed leadership approach for sustainability of the project. More...

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Success factors for e-learning in a developing country: A case study of Serbia

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningIn this paper, DeLone and McLean’s updated information system model was used to evaluate the success of an e-Learning system and its courses in a transitional country like Serbia. In order to adapt this model to an e-Learning system, suitable success metrics were chosen for each of the evaluation stages. Furthermore, the success metrics for e-Learning evaluation are expanded by providing several systems for quantifying the given success metrics. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 15, No 3 (2014)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Editorial: Volume 15, Number 3
Dianne Conrad

Research Articles

Miroslava Raspopovic, Aleksandar Jankulovic, Jovana Runic, Vanja Lucic
Gulnara Sadykova
Debbie Samuels-Peretz
Chiungsui Chang, Hun-Yi Shen, Zhi-Feng Liu
Veronica Marin Diaz, Ana Isabel Vazquez Martinez, Karen Josephine McMullin
Phu Vu, Vien Cao, Lan Vu, Jude Cepero
Rui-Ting Huang, Chia-Hua Hsiao, Tzy-Wen Tang, Tsung-Cheng Lien
Shelley Shwu-Ching Young, Hui-Chun Hung
Deon Harold Tustin
Bethany Alden Alden Rivers, John T. E. Richardson, Linda Price
Jered Borup, Richard E. West, Rebecca Thomas, Charles R. Graham
Blessing Mbatha
Milos Ljubojevic, Vojkan Vaskovic, Srecko Stankovic, Jelena Vaskovic
Yu-Hui Ching

Technical Notes

Hoi K. Suen

Notes from Leadership in Open and Distance Learning

Leadership Notes editorial: Distributed leadership for distributed learning
Marti Cleveland-Innes
Djenana Jalovcic, Linda McCloud-Bondoc, Anthony Ralston

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 15, Number 3
 

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Massive online obsessive compulsion: What are they saying out there about the latest phenomenon in higher education?

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis article is a review of ideas, comments, and inquiries about massive open online courses (MOOCs) gathered from a wide variety of online journal and magazine articles, and web blogs. As a seasoned “traditional” online educator, as well as a student participant in several MOOCs, I also take the opportunity to share my personal insight from my own learning experiences, with the goal of illustrating some of the concerns unearthed in my research. More...

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Mobile cloud learning for higher education: A case study of Moodle in the cloud

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningMobile cloud learning, a combination of mobile learning and cloud computing, is a relatively new concept that holds considerable promise for future development and delivery in the education sectors. Cloud computing helps mobile learning overcome obstacles related to mobile computing. More...

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Neither the frying pan nor the fire: In search of a balanced authentic e-learning design through an educational design research

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTeaching in higher education in the 21st century can be a demanding and complex role and academic educators around the globe are dealing with questions related to change. This paper describes a new type of a professional development program for teaching faculty, using a pedagogical model based on the principles of authentic e-learning. More...

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Is blended e-learning as measured by an achievement test and self-assessment better than traditional classroom learning?

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe purpose of this study is to examine the effects of blended e-learning on electrical machinery performance (achievement test and self-assessment). Participants were two classes of 11th graders majoring in electrical engineering and taking the electrical machinery class at a vocational high school in Taiwan. More...

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