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Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

2005 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Universal Learning at a Distance: Can We Plug It In?

    Steven R. Van Hook

    This article previews the future of universal learning, and related issues such as societal need, technologies, course design, administration challenges, faculty support, and student service. More

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  2. Can Distance Education Be Mainstreamed?

    Modupe E. Irele

    The term "mainstreaming" is often used to capture distance education's re-positioning within traditional universities. However, the results of a study of written distance education... More

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  3. Situating the Zone of Proximal Development

    George E. Marsh & John J. Ketterer

    Social constructivist theory has advanced the notion that distance education is inferior, because effective learning is thought to require immersion in a cognitive apprenticeship under the guidance... More

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  4. Evaluating Interactive Television Courses: An Identification of Factors Associated with Student Satisfaction

    Kenneth D. Royal, Kelly D. Bradley & G. T. Lineberry

    This paper evaluates Interactive Television (ITV) Engineering courses, Statics and Dynamics, from the perspective of host-site students. The study took place at the University of Kentucky during... More

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  5. A Framework for the "Entrepreneurial" Learner of the 21st Century

    Connie Reimers-Hild, James W. King, John E. Foster, Susan M. Fritz, Steven S. Waller & Daniel W. Wheeler

    Successful distance learners and entrepreneurs may be similar in that they seek out and capitalize on opportunities and marshal resources to achieve their goals. Further, entrepreneurial behavior... More

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