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New Directions for Higher Education Vol. 173, No. 1 (2016) pp. 21–30
This chapter presents an overview of theories of distance education and discusses their implications for future policy making and practice in institutions of higher education.
Distance Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (1999)
Presents views of three faculty members at Penn State about online distance instruction. Discusses their opinions on interaction with students; whether online courses are demanding; instructional effectiveness; faculty support; student profiles; and ...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (1988) pp. 17–24
Discussion of how learner and teacher communicate in distance education focuses on Morre's concept of transactional distance in light of recent developments in telecommunications. Integrated telecommunications systems are described, adult learning...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (1999) pp. 24–31
Discusses limitations of "Comparing Distance Learning and Classroom Learning: Conceptual Considerations," Smith and Dillon's physical science view of educational technology. Suggests that a systems approach is necessary to describe distance...
Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 8 (1998) pp. 1–3
Discusses the use of technology in higher education and cites statewide plans in California and Washington that have recently been criticized for an overemphasis on technology. Topics include knowledge as a static commodity and as a dynamic process; ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jun 01, 2000)
Since the 1950s and expansion of social science research, distance education has been studied in comparison to face-to-face or classroom instruction. Although researchers continue to conduct comparative studies, their usefulness in revealing more...
Distance Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (August 2005) pp. 255–272
Distance education has grown rapidly in the United States in recent years. Both private- and public-sector organizations have embraced the practice of reaching their clients, employees, and students at a distance via new technologies afforded them...
A Systems Approach to the Future of Distance Education in Colleges and Universities: Research, Development, and Implementation
Continuing Higher Education Review Vol. 76 (2012) pp. 30–37
In recent years, there has been a tremendous increase in the popularity of distance education among higher-education administrators. Students in growing numbers are also taking advantage of the flexibility and accessibility that distance education...
This demonstration of the use of a computer simulation research method based on the System Dynamics modeling technique for studying distance education reviews research methods in distance education, including the broad categories of conceptual and...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (1988) pp. 9–24
Describes how a computer simulation research method can be used for studying distance education systems. Topics discussed include systems research in distance education; a technique of model development using the System Dynamics approach and DYNAMO...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 17, No. 1 (1989) pp. 15–25
Describes Integrated Services Digital Networks (ISDN), which, combined with desktop workstations, will provide access to voice, text, and video telecommunications. Telecommunications technology is discussed, the use of desktop workstations to...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (1994) pp. 36–59
Reports results of a study that was designed to empirically verify a system dynamics model that represents the relationship between dialog and structure as they relate to transactional distance and distance education. Topics discussed include...
Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 8 (1998)
This special report includes five articles that discuss use of the World Wide Web in education. Highlights include higher Education uses, including linking faculty and students and what faculty need to put courses on the Web; a team approach to...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (2004) pp. 33–49
Many challenges associated with distance education and technology integration initiatives focus on faculty issues and concerns. This article analyzes these difficulties by identifying from the literature current trends affecting faculty, faculty...