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Quarterly Review of Distance Education

2004 Volume 5, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Development of Constructivist-Based Distance Learning Environments: A Knowledge Base for K-12 Teachers

    Mary Corwin Herring

    In response to societal shifts, K-12 teachers are struggling to design effective learning environments. The advent of increased access to world-linking technology has extended the use of distance... More

    pp. 231-242

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  2. Reevaluating Course Completion in Distance Education: Avoiding the Comparison between Apples and Oranges

    Scott L. Howell, R Dwight Laws & Nathan K. Lindsay

    Critics of distance education frequently assert that completion rates are lower in distance education courses than in traditional courses. Such criticism comes despite sparse and inconclusive... More

    pp. 243-252

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  3. Building Support for Online Courses from Faculty and Students

    Jason Huett, Leslie Moller & Jon I. Young

    Effective development and deployment of a distance education program at the traditional university level is examined using the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North... More

    pp. 253-264

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  4. Distance Education in Traditional Classes: A Hybrid Model

    Martha Jeanne Yanes

    The constructionist concept of social negotiation of meaning recognizes peer interaction and feedback as an important factor for expanding meaning. This concept has particular relevance in the... More

    pp. 265-276

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  5. What Works: Student Perceptions of Effective Elements in Online Learning

    Marcy Reisetter & Greg Boris

    Online education holds great potential for rural states like South Dakota, which has been recognized for advances in distance education. To maximize the potential of online learning, design... More

    pp. 277-291

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