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International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

2001 Volume 7, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Developing Distance Language Learners’ Interactive Competence—Can Synchronous Audio Do the Trick?

    Markus Kötter, The Open University

    This article discusses findings from two pilot studies that investigated the use of Internet-based audio conferencing and e-mail by distance language learners. Students enrolled in courses at the... More

    pp. 327-353

  2. Evaluation of Distance-Learning Environments: Impact of Usability on Student Performance

    Nikolaos M. Avouris, Angelique Dimitracopoulou, Sophia Daskalaki & Nikolaos K. Tselios, University of Patras, Greece

    Experimental results of usability evaluation of a distance learning system are presented in this article. An experiment is described that took place in the frame of a University course. The main... More

    pp. 355-378

  3. The Effects of Three Web-Based Delivery Models on Undergraduate College Student Achievement

    Terence C. Ahern, Texas Tech University, United States; Trey Martindale, University of West Florida, United States

    Web-based instruction (WBI) is becoming much more common with the growth of the Internet and available computer networks (Harasim, Hiltz, Teles, & Turoff, 1995). With the rapid expansion of WBI... More

    pp. 379-392

  4. Educational Research Online: Lessons Learned

    Margaret L. Rice, The University of Alabama, United States; David A. Heflich, Hefhiro Partnership, United States

    Educational research has long been conducted at a distance; both mail and telephone have successfully been used in survey research. The development of the Internet, specifically, electronic mail,... More

    pp. 393-405

  5. Computer-Mediated Communication in the Online Classroom

    Marios Miltiadou, Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus

    Online education is one of the most dynamic and enriching forms of learning that exist today. The online environment offers appealing educational alternatives and provides life-long learning... More

    pp. 407-419