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Journal: Distance Education Report (DER)
ISSN: 1094-320X 2 Issues (1999–2000)
Journal: Distance Education (DE)
ISSN: 0158-7919 82 Issues (1980–2015)
Journal: Distance Education (DE)
11 Issues (1981–1989)
Conference Proceedings: Annual Distance Education Conference (ADEC)
4 Conferences (1997–2000)
ISSN: 0830-0445 44 Issues (1988–2014)
The Journal of Distance Education is an international publication of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE). Its aims are to promote and encourage Canadian scholarly work in e-learning and distance education and provide a forum for the dissemination of international scholarship.
Conference Proceedings: World Conference for Distance Education (WCFDE)
ISSN: 1302-6488 12 Issues (2008–2013)
Conference Proceedings: International Conference in Distance Education (ICDE)
ISSN: 1528-3518 13 Issues (2000–2003)
ISSN: 1539-3100 28 Issues (2009–2015)
9 Issues (1987–1990)
Conference Proceedings: Teacher Perspectives on Distance Education (TPODE)
ISSN: 0892-3647 92 Issues (1990–2016)
Conference Proceedings: Distance Education: En Route from Management to Pedagogy (DEERFMTP)
Conference Proceedings: Linking Distance Education to Sustainable Community Development (LDETSCD)
Conference Proceedings: World Conference of the International Council for Distance Education (WCICFDE)
Conference Proceedings: Regional Workshop on Teacher's Training through Distance Education (RWOTTTDE)
Conference Proceedings: Distance Learning: A Window of Opportunity for Higher Education (DLAWOFHE)
Conference Proceedings: Connecticut Higher Education Telecommunications Video Expo on Distance Learning (CHETVEODL)
Conference Proceedings: International Conference for e-Learning & Distance Education (ICFEDE)
Conference Proceedings: International Conference on Technology and Distance Education (ICOTDE)
Conference Proceedings: Successfully Implementing a Native Teacher Education Program through Distance Education in Labrador (SINTEPTDEL)
Conference Proceedings: Joint Annual Conference of the International Council for Distance Education and the Annual Conference of the Distance Education Association of New Zealand (JACICFDEACDEANZ)
Conference Proceedings: Distance Education Delivery Networks: Role in Community and Institutional Development (DEDNRCID)
Conference Proceedings: Thoughts on the Theory of Community and Distance-Education: The Significance for Maintenance and Sustainability of Development Programs (TOTCDTSFMSDP)
Conference Proceedings: Multi-University Collaboration via Distance Learning To Train Rural Special Education Teachers and Related Services Personnel (MCVDLTTRSETRSP)
Conference Proceedings: Developing and Implementing a Distance Education Secondary School Program for Isolated First Nation Communities in Northwestern Ontario (DIDESSPFIFNCNO)
Conference Proceedings: National Conference of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (9th), and the National Conference on Schooling Through Distance Education (1st) (NCSFPERANCOSTDE)
Conference Proceedings: National Distance Education Programme-Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (DEP-SSA) Seminar on Technology Enhanced Collaboration for Improving Quality of Education at Elementary Level (NDEPSASOTECFIQEAEL)
Conference Proceedings: Distance Education for Doctoral Students: An Overview of the National Cluster Format for Students in the Doctoral Program for Child and Youth Studies (DEFDSAONCFFSDPFCYS)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 774–775
There has been much attention given to many of the specific variables associated with distance education environ ments. Instructional strategies, level of interactivity available, defining learner profiles, support systems, teacher and learner role...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jan 01, 1985)
Community College Journal Vol. 70, No. 2 (1999) pp. 52–55
Discusses the U.S. Copyright Office's May 25, 1999 Report on Copyright and Digital Distance Education. Presents the Register of Copyrights' recommendations to Congress as to how to "promote distance education through networks, while maintaining an...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (2000) pp. 107–20
Reports on three workshops offering copyright education for library and computer services staff and administrators. Topics covered included: copyright (e.g., the Copyright Act of 1976 and classroom teaching); digital distance education issues ...
New Directions for Higher Education Vol. 113 (2001) pp. 35–48
Describes a probable path for the development of accreditation resources and processes necessary to respond to change in educational delivery systems, especially the rapid growth of distance education, with an appropriate system of quality assurance....
Journal of Developmental Education Vol. 21, No. 3 (1998) pp. 36–37
Discusses how developmental educators can provide support for students underprepared for the reading, writing, and mathematics requirements of distance education. Describes various technology tools that are available, including e-mail, bulletin...
New Directions for Higher Education Vol. 118 (2002) pp. 79–92
Identifies and discusses the myriad perspectives on measures of quality and benchmarking in distance education. Reviews the standards or benchmarks of quality that have been promulgated by various stakeholder groups. (EV)
Electronic Library Vol. 20, No. 5 (2002) pp. 420–24
Describes distance education at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University (California). Highlights include interactive television transmission; interactive video and asynchronous transfer mode; reliability;...
(1997) pp. 940–1018
The use of the Internet as a viable learning tool in rural west-central New Mexico for both on-site classroom instruction and distance learning was investigated. The infrastructure, hardware, and software needed for the implementation of Internet...
The impact of the computer on education may be greater than the impact of any other technological innovation since the development of the printing press. Although distance education has relied more extensively on technological means for delivering...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 95, No. 9 (2001) pp. 517–24
This article discusses the significant personnel shortages in education and rehabilitation in the field of blindness and visual impairment and provides a brief overview of one approach to addressing this shortage, distance education. Distance...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan 17, 2012) pp. 167–190
Rapport has been recognized as important in learning in general but little is known about its importance in distance education (DE). The study we report on in this paper provides insights into the importance of rapport in DE as well as challenges to ...
Educational Media International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 16–24
Discussion of multimedia interactions in distance education synthesizes approaches based on distance education theory, cognition research, and multimedia development. Proposes a composite framework for discussion of multimedia and multimodal...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan 01, 1999) p. 10
Discussion of the concept of quality in the context of distance learning.
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (1998) pp. 52–67
Describes the potential of a FirstClass server in audioconferencing courses at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks using telecommunications, e-mail, student-to-student interaction, submission of assignments, e-mail, timely instructor feedback, and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4505–4510
This paper describes the circumstances that led to the introduction of distance education into Mongolia. It identifies the factors that have shaped it and suggests some appropriate applications of distance learning. The local situation plays an...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 25, No. 10 (1998)
Examines the evolution of distance education and considers issues related to it, including the need for teacher preparation; institutional changes needed; marketing for programs with no geographical boundaries; electronic classrooms; the role of...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 6, No. 1 (1997) pp. 11–22
Begins with a tribute to Professor G. Ram Reddy (founder of Indira Gandhi National Open University), then focuses on enhancing the role of open universities in providing borderless distance education. Highlights include the need for open distance...
Annual Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science 1999 (Jan 16, 1999)
This paper discusses the effectiveness of distance education at Morehead State University. Distance education, which operates via fiber optic telecommunications, has been delivered to as many as 18 sites. Twenty-three faculty and 622 students have...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (1989) pp. 8–21
Reviews past definitions of distance education and offers a new five-part definition of the concept. Topics discussed include the roles of the teachers and students; physical separation of teachers and learners; the influence of an educational...
Open Praxis Vol. 1 (1994) pp. 10–28
Includes "Introduction to Gender in Distance Education" (Spronk); "From the Local to the Global" (Taylor, Kirkup); "Addressing Some Gender Issues in Distance Education at the University of the South Pacific" (Tuimaleili'fano); "Women and Science at...
Convergence Vol. 23, No. 3 (1990) pp. 37–48
Secondary and postsecondary distance education is a possible solution to the lack of educational opportunities for refugees. Essential to its effectiveness are qualified teachers, adequate physical facilities, and teaching-learning resources. (SK)
Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (March 1980) pp. 13–36
Addresses the questions of terminology, definition, and identification in an effort to contribute to the theory of distance education. Suggests that "distance education" is the most satisfactory solution to the problem of terminology. (Available:...
Adult Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (1995) pp. 18–19
Anticipating and supporting the needs of users of technologies, programs, and services are critical to the success of distance education programs. Principal stakeholders are instructors who teach at a distance, learners pursuing distance education...
Community College Journal Vol. 78, No. 2 (2007) pp. 34–39
Distance learning has been around since the old "course in a box" correspondence classes, but with the advent of sophisticated online course management systems, learning at a distance is contributing to a major paradigm shift in higher education....
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 4 (1995) pp. 389–406
A need for research to determine predictors of attrition from distance education is of particular importance because governmental funding to institutions of higher education is often based on attendance. Attrition rates in distance education format...
Equity & Excellence in Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2001) pp. 80–86
Discusses how distance education can solve South Africa's problems of access to quality higher education, noting the need for radical shifts in perspective and sophisticated understanding of academic literacy. Explores key features of proposals by...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 24, No. 1 (1996) pp. 61–64
Presents practical tips and techniques for developing distance education classrooms. Discusses revising one's teaching style; easing anxieties and building interpersonal bonds; encouraging student interaction; class size and classroom logistics;...
Open Learning Vol. 12, No. 1 (1997) pp. 31–39
Presents a theory of distance education to demonstrate its potential, based on a discussion of the concept of theory in general. Topics include the scope of a theory of distance education, generating hypotheses, descriptive elements and testable...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (Oct 01, 2003)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1594–1597
Accessibility and Distant Education describes a 3-D virtual world instructional unit created in Second Life (SL). The instructional unit provides information for educators on how to make distance education accessible to those with one of the major...
AACE Journal Vol. 9, No. 1 (2001) pp. 1–14
Abstract There is, in most academic and scientific fields, a common yet distinct vocabulary. This precise vocabulary makes it possible for researchers and practitioners within that domain to communicate clearly and succinctly with each other. At...
Topics: Distance Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 264–269
Does the creative fostering of peer-to-peer (P2P) learning reduce the distance in distance education? This paper will discuss the process and progress of an empirical study on building peer relations as a site of learning in a distance graduate...
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 67 (1995) pp. 71–77
Identifies pathways to electronic resources on distance education, including the databases of the International Centre for Distance Learning, ERIC, and OCLC First Search; course offerings; gopher sites; and news, organizations, and discussion groups....
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 2 (1995) pp. 199–211
This paper reviews a range of applications in which telecommunications have been used for professional development of teachers: From those which retrieve information, to those which provide it, with the most exciting group collaborations in the...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (1990) pp. 10–24
Describes various models of learning styles and speculates on their applicability to distance education practice and research. Topic discussed include field dependence and independence; the Kolb Model; hemisphericity; sensory preferences; the...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 6, No. 3 (2005) pp. 207–215
Hong Kong's economic fortunes have always depended on trade with China. By the mid-1980s, the colonial higher education system was catering to only 6% of the 18-20 age cohort and there was a backlog of adult learners who had been denied access. The...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (1991) pp. 51–54
Discusses the current state of distance education in eastern Germany. Goals of distance education for higher education and technical studies are explained, including the role of the teachers and the introduction of information technology; and...
Journal of Developmental Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (2002) pp. 38–39
Argues that access to technology can be defined in two ways: (1) what students don't have--the digital divide runs along ethnicity and income lines; and (2) what is available, such as assistive technology for those with cognitive or physical...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 204
As cutting-edge technology, such as the World Wide Web and online conferencing systems, enable universities to offer distance education courses to a diverse population, it becomes increasingly important that efforts are made to help students break...
In 1985, the Department of Education in Alberta (Canada) adopted policy that allows remote or rural high schools to use distance education as a method for increasing curriculum offerings and avoiding the need for school consolidation. In 1987, the...
The quality of distance education is becoming more widely recognized in Canada and a greater number of students are opting for this means of furthering their education. In an effective distance education techno-system which focuses on the student,...
The Open University pioneered the first use of computer conferencing in mass distance education in 1988, when it was used to provide tutorial support to more than 1,300 students in the United Kingdom via electronic mail and conference messages. A...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 2, No. 3 (1999)
Considers how to adapt the design of distance education to students' cognitive styles. Discusses cognitive styles, including field dependence versus independence, holistic-analytic, sensory preference, hemispheric preferences, and Kolb's Learning...
Canadian Library Journal Vol. 46, No. 5 (1989) pp. 329–35
Describes a survey of library personnel, faculty, and students that examined issues related to the role of libraries in the future design and delivery of distance education. Recommendations are made in the areas of program and course planning,...
Distance Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (August 2005) pp. 227–238
A number of issues in contemporary distance education are reviewed from the perspectives of distance education as practice and as a field of study. In the practice of distance education, government agendas are supplanted by institutional agendas,...
European Journal of Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (1989) pp. 11–46
Three articles on key issues in distance education, particularly in Europe, focus on different perspectives of distance education planning: an academic viewpoint (Borje Holmberg), an industrial viewpoint (Francesco Musto), and a government viewpoint,...
In an effort to improve access to education and to better serve residents of its 600 square mile district, Waubonsee Community College (WCC), in Sugar Grove, Illinois, utilizes telecourses, audiocourses, and live classes via microwave transmission...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3296–3297
With the universities changing role many administrative, financial, personnel, and legal issues arise. These are defined by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) as: general definitions, academic freedom, working conditions,...
Topics: Legal Issues
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 377–379
This study focuses on the evaluation of online courses at the university level. As the number of courses being offered online increases, there is a need to review how formative and summative evaluation of these courses is being completed. This...
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