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International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 265–277
In April of 2001, the president of MIT, Charles Vest, announced the establishment of a project for placing MIT course contents on the Web for free. In effect, this announcement started the OpenCourseWare (OCW) movement. Since that time, massive open ...
A Theoretical Analysis of Social Interactions in Computer-based Learning Environments: Evidence for Reciprocal Understandings
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 21, No. 3 (1999) pp. 363–88
Presents a theoretical and empirical analysis of social interactions in computer-based learning environments. Explores technology use to support reciprocal understanding between teachers and students based on three technology-based learning...
The Pedagogical TICKIT: Web Conferencing To Promote Communication and Support during Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 205–33
Discusses the online activities used in the Teacher Institute for Curriculum Knowledge about the Integration of Technology (TICKIT), a school-based professional development program involving K-12 teachers from rural Indiana schools that was...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 28, No. 2 (2000) pp. 115–52
This study analyzed discussion in an online conference that supplemented class discussion using an instructional method called the starter-wrapper technique within a graduate level educational psychology course. Describes use of a model for content...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 453–467
English education has entered a new era. Bonk (2008) boldly proclaims that “the World is Open” for learning. It is somewhat obvious that opportunities for learning have expanded with the emergence of Web 2.0 technologies. Now we can interact,...
Evaluation of an Online Social Constructivist Tool Based on a Secondary School Experience in a Middle East Country
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 4, No. 3 (Oct 25, 2008)
This paper presents the "Moodling" (Moodle, 2005) experience within a secondary school in a Middle East country, namely Turkey. The study reveals that secondary school teachers are willing to participate in a virtual learning environment in addition ...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2016) pp. 17–33
This paper provides an overview of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and contextualizes them within the broader trends of open, informal and mobile learning. It then discuss Phonar Nation, a free, open, non-credit five-week photography course that ...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 5, No. 4 (1999) pp. 401–417
This paper reports the results of a breakout session focused on learner issues within the context of the ED-MEDIA '99 Seminar on WWW-based course-support systems. The authors summarize a large number of points that were discussed by the participants ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 438–445
As Internet access increases in Asia and the rest of the world, the use of e-learning has expanded to offer formal as well as informal educational opportunities that were previously not possible to hundreds of millions of learners. As access widens, ...
OOPS, Turning MIT Opencourseware into Chinese: An analysis of a community of practice of global translators
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (Dec 05, 2007)
An all-volunteer organization called the Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System (OOPS), headquartered in Taiwan, was initially designed to translate open source materials from MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) site into Chinese. Given the recent plethora ...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (2012) pp. 26–40
The purpose of this systematic review is to establish a comprehensive understanding of research trend and findings of the current studies focused on small group communication in post-secondary online courses. Comprehensive searching electronic...
The Use of Weblogs in Learning and Assessment in Chinese Higher Education: Possibilities and Potential Problems
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 41–65
Weblogs are beginning to be used in educational settings in China, sending hope for changes in both learning and assessment. This article summarizes two recent Weblogs studies involving new ideas of student assessment in China. While these case...
Pedagogical TICKIT: Web Conferencing to Promote Communication and Support During Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 205–233
This article discusses the online activities used in the Teacher Institute for Curriculum Knowledge about the Integration of Technology (TICKIT) during 1998-1999. TICKIT is a school-based professional development program involving 25-30, K-12...
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 251–270
The purpose of this paper is to report on the professional development model of Teacher Institute for Curriculum Knowledge about Integration of Technology (TICKIT). This paper will situate the TICKIT model with past findings from professional...
Topics: technology, Technology integration, k-12, teacher education, Integration, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Curriculum, teacher training, Professional Development, faculty development, problem based learning, Inclusive Education
Integrating MOOC and Flipped Classroom Practice in a Traditional Undergraduate Course: Students’ Experience and Perceptions
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 6 (Dec 16, 2015) pp. 4–10
The purpose of this experimental study was to redesign a traditional undergraduate course by integrating MOOC content and flipped classroom practice and to see its effectiveness through students’ experience and perceptions. The course named ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 12, No. 2 (March 2013) pp. 209–219
This paper examines the current stage of development of blended learning in higher education in China, Korea and Japan, with a comparison to the city state of Singapore. It is noted that blended learning and e-learning are introduced at institutes...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 13–25
English for Library Science is an essential course for students to command comprehensive scope of library knowledge. This study aims to compare the learning outcomes, gender differences and affective factors in the environments of blended and...
Online collaboration and offline interaction between students using asynchronous tools in blended learning
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2010)
The increasing use of innovative blended learning strategies which incorporate online discussion into the classroom requires the examination of asynchronous, computer mediated communication (ACMC) to fully understand the learners' total engagement...
Collaboration indices for monitoring potential problems in online small groups / Indicateurs de collaboration pour diagnostiquer des problèmes potentiels dans de petits groupes en ligne
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 39, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2013)
The purpose of this study is to test the validity and reliability of three collaboration indices (quantity, equality, and shareness) proposed by Jahng et al. (2010). The present study repeated the quantitative assessment of Jahng et al., and...
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 2, No. 1 (2009) pp. 37–48
The article deals with blended learning in the context of pre-graduate English language teacher education. Firstly, the concept of blended learning is defined, then, the attention is focused on the online component of a blend, namely on the issue of ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (Feb 27, 2007)
"Buddy System": A Pedagogical Innovation to Promote Online Interaction (Sistema de amigos: una innovación pedagógica para fomentar la interacción en línea)
PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development Vol. 15, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 207–221
Recent technological development has created new pedagogical practices in the EFL classroom to maximize the time for students to use the language by considering online tools. Whilst working in a pedagogical context with new technologies, some...
Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2017) pp. 47–63
At the University of Canberra, Australia, the design and architecture faculty are trialling a range of approaches to incorporating learning technologies in the first year foundation studio to improve student learning outcomes. For this study...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 1–19
The 21st century has witnessed vast amounts of research into blended learning since the conception of online learning formed the possibility of blended learning in the early 1990s. The theme of this paper is blended learning in mainstream...
Review of distance education research (2000 to 2008): Analysis of research areas, methods, and authorship patterns
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 6 (Dec 14, 2009) pp. 21–50
This paper presents a review of distance education literature to describe the status thereof and to identify gaps and priority areas in distance education research based on a validated classification of research areas. The articles (N = 695)...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research
This paper discusses the processes of interaction among learners in higher education using a model of content analysis to examine their social construction of knowledge through computer-mediated communications. Using qualitative content analysis...
The Influences of Technical Support, Self Efficacy and Instructional Design on the Usage and Acceptance of LMS: A Comprehensive Review
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (2016) pp. 116–125
Innovation, globalization and the rapid expansion of technologies are the current trend now, which lead to the use of latest technologies in several different sectors, including education sector without exception. Learning management system (LMS)...
Aras Bozkurt; Ela Akgun-Ozbek; Sibel Yilmazel; Erdem Erdogdu; Hasan Ucar; Emel Guler; Sezan Sezgin; Abdulkadir Karadeniz; Nazife Sen-Ersoy; Nil Goksel-Canbek; Gokhan Dincer; Suleyman Ari; Cengiz Aydin
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (Feb 11, 2015)
This study intends to explore the current trends in the field of distance education research during the period of 2009-2013. The trends were identified by an extensive review of seven peer reviewed scholarly journals: The American Journal of...
Aras Bozkurt; Ela Akgun-Ozbek; Sibel Yilmazel; Erdem Erdogdu; Hasan Ucar; Emel Guler; Sezan Sezgin; Abdulkadir Karadeniz; Nazife Sen-Ersoy; Nil Goksel-Canbek; Gokhan Deniz Dincer; Suleyman Ari; Cengiz Hakan Aydin
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (Feb 11, 2015) pp. 330–363
This study intends to explore the current trends in the field of distance education research during the period of 2009-2013. The trends were identified by an extensive review of seven peer reviewed scholarly journals: "The American Journal of...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 167–190
Online learning in higher education allows distance education students to complete degree requirements in virtual environments. Universities are challenged with providing quality education experiences for these students and meet the students’ needs...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004) pp. 5–32
This article discusses the processes of interaction among learners in higher education using a model of content analysis to examine their social construction of knowledge through computer-mediated communications. We examined students' conference...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 6 (Dec 14, 2009) pp. 65–83
This paper discusses findings of a mixed method approach to a study of the development of a community of inquiry in an online and a blended learning environment. A graduate course delivered online and in a blended format was the context of the study....
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 10, No. 1 (2013) pp. 1–9
As the move to increase availability of composition courses in the online environment continues, it is important to understand the ways in which composition instructors take on the challenges associated with moving their teaching online and how they ...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 213–248
Online video sharing websites have had a profound impact on the ways that students learn about the world, about the culture, and about mathematics. However, we would like to challenge McLuhan’s assertion that changing the media has necessarily...
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 14–31
While alternate modes of delivery in education are assuming importance, it is imperative to train the pre service teachers to use the web resources to maximise learning experience. This paper attempts to study the inquisitive nature of student...