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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

2016 Volume 19, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Exploration of Teaching Preferences of Instructors' Use of Social Media

    Selcan Kilis, Yasemin Gülbahar & Christian Rapp

    With the excessive use of social media in the 21st century, attempts to integrate social media within higher education have also increased. In this area, research has been particularly focused on... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. Adapting Structuration Theory as a Comprehensive Theory for Distance Education: The ASTIDE Model

    Aktaruzzaman & Margaret Plunkett

    Distance Education (DE) theorists have argued about the requirement for a theory to be comprehensive in a way that can explicate many of the activities associated with DE. Currently, Transactional ... More

    pp. 19-35

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  3. The Pygmalion Effect in Distance Learning: A Case Study at the Hellenic Open University

    Maria Niari, Evaggelia Manousou & Antonis Lionarakis

    The Pygmalion Effect is the positive form of self-fulfilling prophecy and shows how teacher expectations influence student performance. According to this phenomenon, higher expectations can lead to... More

    pp. 36-53

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