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Open Praxis

Nov 14, 2018 Volume 10, Number 3

Editors

Inés Gil-Jaurena

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Exploring the Emerging Field of Online Tertiary Education for Refugees in Protracted Situations

    Suzanne Reinhardt

    “UNESCO believes that education is a human right for all throughout life and that access must be matched by quality.” While this statement is a worthy ideal, it does not meet the needs of all... More

    pp. 211-220

  2. Cheating and Plagiarism in E-Assessment: Students’ Perspectives

    Serpil Kocdar, Abdulkadir Karadeniz, Roumiana Peytcheva-Forsyth & Vessela Stoeva

    The aim of this study was to identify students’ perceptions on cheating and plagiarism and trust in e-assessment according to their assessment experience and mode of learning as well as exploring... More

    pp. 221-235

  3. Entry Qualifications of Students as Predictors of Academic Performance in Various Degree Programs in Distance Education setting in Pakistan

    Nauman Abdullah & Munawar Mirza

    Academic performance of students has always been the area of concern for educational institutions as it is a key indicator of institutional quality. In order to have a better quality output the... More

    pp. 237-247

  4. The relationship between Personality Traits, Learning Styles and Academic Performance of E-Learners

    Nabia Siddiquei & Ruhi Khalid

    The rapid growth of e-learning has greatly influenced the educational system across the globe. Personality traits and learning styles are both likely to play considerable roles in influencing... More

    pp. 249-263

  5. Employers’ Perception and Expectations of Professional Competency of Distance Learning Graduates: A Tracer Study of Nursing Graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

    Dorothy Ofoha & Onyeka Iwuchukwu

    This tracer study was designed to track National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) graduate nurses in their places of work with a view to ascertaining their level of professional competency and to ... More

    pp. 265-278

  6. Experiences of Timorese language teachers in a blended Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

    Monty King, Bernadete Luan & Esperança Lopes

    This paper details the experiences of a group of Timorese English language teachers from Lorosa’e English Language Institute (LELI) in Dili, Timor-Leste, who participated in a professional... More

    pp. 279-287

  7. Are Private Universities Exempt from Student Concerns About Textbook Costs? A Survey of Students at American University

    Lindsay Murphy & David Rose

    A survey conducted in the fall of 2015 at American University in Washington, DC shows that rising textbook prices similarly affect students at an expensive private university as those at community ... More

    pp. 289-303