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The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Jan 01, 2001 Volume 1, Number 2


Rory McGreal; Dianne Conrad

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Athabasca University: Conversion from Traditional Distance Education to Online Courses, Programs and Services

    Alan Davis

    In its 30 years of operation, Athabasca University has witnessed the full impact of the growth of online distance education. Its conversion from mixed media course production and telephone/mail... More

  2. Addressing some Common Problems in Transcript Analysis

    Patrick Fahy, Athabasca University

    Computer conferencing is one of the more useful parts of computer-mediated communications (CMC), and is virtually ubiquitous in distance education. The temptation to analyze the resulting... More

  3. Deakin University: Going online at a Dual Mode University

    Jocelyn Calvert

    Deakin is a dual mode university with more than half of its students doing at least part of their study at a distance and with an entrepreneurial arm that provides distance education services for... More

  4. Converting to Online Course and Program Delivery: The University of South Australia Case Study

    Bruce King, Holly McCauslan & Ted Nunan

    The University of South Australia's (UniSA) approach to converting its distance education programs to online delivery is to manage it as a part of establishing an online teaching and learning... More

  5. Empire State College: The Development of Online Learning

    Patricia Lefor, Meg Benke & Evelyn Ting

    Empire State College was founded in 1971 to meet the needs of adult and other nontraditional student populations in the state of New York. Its initial delivery model was individualized instruction ... More

  6. The NKI Internet College: A review of 15 years delivery of 10,000 online courses

    Morten Paulsen & Torstein Rekkedal, NKI, Norway;

    This article presents NKI's experiences with online education from the time the idea was conceived in 1985 to the point when the total number of course enrolments exceeded 10,000 in June 2000. The ... More

  7. Converting Student Support Services to Online Delivery

    David Brigham

    This case study describes how Regents College (soon to be Excelsior College), an accredited, private, distance education institution with administrative offices in Albany, New York addressed the... More

  8. Online Delivery of Programmes: A case study of IGNOU

    Ramesh Sharma

    Online education is the most exciting segment in the Indian IT space. A host of e-education sites continue to enter the market with focused offerings, linking up students and teachers, almost on a ... More