09 novembre 2018

A Sharing Mind Map-oriented Approach to Enhance Collaborative Mobile Learning With Digital Archiving Systems

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningWith the advances in mobile network technology, the use of portable devices and mobile networks for learning is not limited by time and space. Such use, in combination with appropriate learning strategies, can achieve a better effect. Despite the effectiveness of mobile learning, students’ learning direction, progress, and achievement may differ. Thus, the enhancement of learners’ opinions on the usability and interactivity during mobile learning are challenging issues to overcome. More...

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Administrators' Perceptions of Motives to Offer Online Academic Degree Programs in Universities

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAlthough the number of online academic degree programs offered by universities in Turkey has become increasingly significant in recent years, the current lack of understanding of administrators’ motives that contribute to initiating these programs suggests there is much to be learned in this field. This study aimed to investigate administrators’ perceptions of motives for offering online academic degree programs in universities in Turkey in terms of online associate degree programs, online master's degree programs, online bachelor's degree completion programs, and online bachelor's degree programs. More...

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International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Volume 19, Number 1

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningWelcome to this first edition of IRRODL for 2018. This issue begins with several articles focusing on learners, including papers on collaborative learning, self-pacing, interaction, and student readiness for m-learning. Other learner-focused papers include those on attrition and retention, group work, and learners' intentions. These papers are followed by a diverse mix of papers investigating applications, quality, videos, MOOCs, and implementations. More...

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IRRODL - Vol 19, No 1 (2018)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Research Articles

Jui-Hung Chang, Po-Sheng Chiu, Yueh-Min Huang
Serpil Kocdar, Abdulkadir Karadeniz, Aras Bozkurt, Koksal Buyuk
Zhijun Wang, Terry Anderson, Li Chen
Jamie Costley, Christopher Lange
Hsiu-Mei Huang, Shu-Sheng Liaw
Michael Paskevicius, George Veletsianos, Royce Kimmons
Kennedy Hadullo, Robert Oboko, Elijah Omwenga
Judit T Nagy
Rebecca Yvonne Bayeck, Jinhee Choi
Raniah Adham, Pat Parslow, Yota Dimitriadi, Karsten Øster Lundqvist
Ahmad Samed Al-Adwan, Amr Al-Madadha, Zahra Zvirzdinaite
Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Aras Bozkurt, Uthman Alturki, Ahmed Aldraiweesh
Joy Fraser, Dorothy (Willy) Fahlman, Jane Arscott, Isabelle Guillot
Jingjing Lin, Lorenzo Cantoni
Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
Brett Drushal Taylor, Delores E. McNair

Field Notes

Hakan Özcan, Soner Yıldırım

Book Notes

The Sage Handbook of E-learning Research (2nd ed.)
Lauren Cifuentes

Full Issue

IRRODL Volume 19, Number 1
 

 

Editorial - Volume 19, Issue 1
Rory McGreal

 

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Nature RSS Newsfeeds

Nature RSS Newsfeeds
The Nature Publishing group, which produces top-flight scientific journals such as Nature, has announced a raft of RSS feeds linking to journal articles. Unfortunately, viewers will require a subscription or to pay fees in order to read the articles. More...

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NSDL At a Glance

NSDL At a Glance
The National Science Distributed Library (NSDL) has made access to its collection available through a nifty interactive graphic. The visual view requires Java to be enabled in your web browser. More...

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Community Engagement Techniques and Tools

Community Engagement Techniques and Tools
What should be noted in this chart is the big orange arrow designating "increasing level of public impact" for the various collaboration tools described. Below the arrow is a grid with many tools familiar to educators: plain old content sits at the lowest level, serving only to inform, while more interactive tools engender greater empowerment, right up to the point where citizens make decisions for themselves. More...

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Democracy, Community, and Youth Activism in K-12 Schooling

Democracy, Community, and Youth Activism in K-12 Schooling
One of the major arguments for a public education system is that society has a stake in instilling certain values in its citizens, and in particular, citizenship and democracy. But what does that mean. More...

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WebCT and MERLOT Form Strategic Partnership to Energize Inter-Institution Learning Content Exchange

WebCT and MERLOT Form Strategic Partnership to Energize Inter-Institution Learning Content Exchange
The deal means specifically that "MERLOT will offer 'WebCT' as a pick list option for users searching by either subject matter or technical format." Consequently, "They will pinpoint WebCT-ready content produced by faculty, institutions and publishers, including IMS standards-based learning modules, question databases and quizzes." One wonders, in the world where learning objects are supposed to be system-neutral, why it should be necessary to search for 'WebCT ready' content. More...

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Manage Digital Rights with the OMA

Manage Digital Rights with the OMA
Good overview article on digital rights management as seem through the eyes of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), the consortium that handles content for mobile devices such as cell (mobile) phones. More...

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