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Quarterly Review of Distance Education

2000 Volume 1, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Chronicling the Challenges of Web-Basing a Degree Program: A Systems Perspective

    Atsusi Hirumi

    Describes efforts by a team of faculty, staff, students, and administrators at a small southwestern university to "Web-base" a graduate degree program. Identifies eight functional system components... More

    pp. 89-108

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  2. Perceived and Actual Student Support Needs in Distance Education

    Lya Visser & Yusra Laila Visser

    This study sought to determine the academic, affective, and administrative support expectations of distance education students, and to compare actual expectations of distance education students... More

    pp. 109-117

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  3. Toward an Effective Virtual Learning Environment

    John T. Burns

    Reports the results of a number of research projects undertaken by the Learning in Virtual Environment (LIVE) research group at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK). These projects included... More

    pp. 119-27

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  4. Support of Technology-based Distance Education: Administrators' Attitudes and Perceptions

    Pamela A. Havice, Lemuel W. Watson, Tony W. Cawthon & Susan J. Underwood

    Examines administrator attitudes/perceptions about distance education and how this effects administrators' support. Findings indicate: attitudes varied significantly among levels of administrators;... More

    pp. 129-38

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  5. The Validation of a Measurement Instrument: Teachers' Attitudes Toward the Use of Web Resources in the Classroom: Across Two Cultures

    Tiffany A. Koszalka

    Describes an instrument developed to measure teachers' attitudes toward the use of Web resources in the classroom. A factorial analysis revealed an estimated alpha internal consistency score of .90... More

    pp. 139-44

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  6. Positions of Distance Education Graduates in the Job Market: A Case Study of Open Education Faculty Graduates in Turkey

    Ugur Demiray

    Examines the position of distance education graduates in the job market after completing their education at Anadolu University's (Turkey) Open Education Faculty. Findings include: a general... More

    pp. 145-56

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  7. Variables Affecting University Academic Achievement in a Distance versus Conventional Education Setting

    Afnan N. Darwazeh

    Investigates the learner variables that relate to academic achievement in a distance versus a conventional education setting. Participants were 500 undergraduate students from two Palestinian... More

    pp. 159-64

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