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The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance

2005 Volume 20, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Online Discussion as a Mechanism of Conceptual Change among Mathematics and Science Teachers

    Jennifer L. Luebeck & Lawrence R. Bice

    This study examines the extent to which conceptual change is stimulated and achieved through online discussion in the context of an online graduate course. Transcripts of discussions among 15... More

    pp. 21-39

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  2. A Place of Transition: Directors' Experiences of Providing Counseling and Advising to Distance Students

    Shelagh T. M. Dunn

    The growth of distance education options at the postsecondary level has led to a need to reassess how student services are provided to distance learners. This study used qualitative thematic... More

    pp. 40-57

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  3. Increasing Value without Increasing Effort? The Use of WebCT in Accompanying Face-to-Face Lectures under the Constraint of Low Budget

    Henning Patzold

    After a period of unbridled enthusiasm about economical prospects, e-learning today is linked with the expectation of increasing expenditures. We implemented an e-learning offering at low cost for ... More

    pp. 78-84

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  4. From Thumbs to Fingertips: Introducing Networked Digital Video to Online Learning

    Gary Karlsen

    Recent developments in digital rights enablement for video, plus inexpensive purpose-built applications such as the Media on Demand system, are now adding video to the montage of rich media objects... More

    pp. 85-87

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