11 juillet 2016

Structural Relationships of Environments, Individuals, and Learning Outcomes in Korean Online University Settings

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study examines relationships of instructional environments, learner traits, and learning outcomes in the context of an online university course in Korea which has an advanced information technology background and rich e-learning experiences. More...

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The Effect of Multilingual Facilitation on Active Participation in MOOCs

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningA new approach for overcoming the language and culture barriers to participation in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is reported. It is hypothesised that the juxtaposition of English as the language of instruction, used for interacting with course materials, and one’s preferred language as the language of participation, used for interaction with peers and facilitators, is preferable to “English only” for participation in a MOOC. More...

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Perceived Service Quality and Student Loyalty in an Online University

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis paper examines the influence that student perceived quality of service (PSQ) has on continuance intention and willingness to recommend a course in a fully online university. A holistic view of the service provided by the university is taken. More...

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The Influence of Biographical Factors on Adult Learner Self-Directedness in an Open Distance Learning Environment

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study investigated the relationship between self-directedness (as measured by the Adult Learner Self-Directedness Scale) and biographical factors such as age, race, and gender of adult learners enrolled at a South African open distance learning (ODL) higher education institution. Correlational and inferential statistical analyses were used. More...

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Effects of Group Awareness and Self-Regulation Level on Online Learning Behaviors

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningGroup awareness can affect student online learning while self-regulation also can substantially influence student online learning. Although some studies identify that these two variables may partially determine learning behavior, few empirical studies or thorough analyses elucidate the simultaneous impact of these two variables (group awareness and self-regulation) on online learning behavior. More...

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Use of Facebook by Secondary School Students at Nuku'alofa as an Indicator of E-Readiness for E-Learning in the Kingdom of Tonga

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe Kingdom of Tonga is an isolated least developing country located on the northeast of New Zealand with a population of 103,252 (2011 census) and with a gross domestic product per capita of USD $2,545.20.  Before educational systems in a least developing country like the Kingdom of Tonga begin employing e-learning, an assessment of the current situation of students and learning institutions may contribute to its success. More...

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Developing Guidelines for Evaluating the Adaptation of Accessible Web-Based Learning Materials

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningE-learning is a rapidly developing form of education. One of the key characteristics of e-learning is flexibility, which enables easier access to knowledge for everyone. Information and communications technology (ICT), which is e-learning’s main component, enables alternative means of accessing the web-based learning materials that comprise the content of e-learning. More...

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Guidelines for Transferring Residential Courses into Web

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis study shared unique design experiences by examining the process of transferring residential courses to the Web, and proposed a design model for individuals who want to transfer their courses into this environment. More...

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The Role of Re-Appropriation in Open Design

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis case study explores the opportunities for students of Industrial Design Engineering to engage with direct and indirect stakeholders by making their design process and results into open-ended designed solutions. More...

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Design and Development of a Learning Design Virtual Internship Program

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningIncorporation of practical experience in learning design and technology education has long been accepted as an important step in the developmental process of future learning designers. The proliferation of adult online education has increased the number of graduate students who are in need of a practical internship placement but have limited options due to work and family obligations. More...

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