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Distance Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2014) pp. 149–158
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have generated enthusiasm, excitement, and hype worldwide and recently increasing skepticism. They are being broadly discussed in the major news media (and to a smaller extent in academic circles). Rapidly...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 11, No. 3 (2000) pp. 265–294
Learning can no longer be dichotomized into a place and time to acquire knowledge (school) and a place and time to apply knowledge (the workplace). Today's citizens are flooded with more information than they can handle, and tomorrow's workers will...
Psychometrika Vol. 69, No. 2 (June 2004) pp. 305–315
This paper discusses a new form of specifying and normalizing a Linear Logistic Test Model (LLTM) as suggested by Bechger, Verstralen, and Verhelst ("Psychometrika," 2002). It is shown that there are infinitely many ways to specify the same...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 9–40
Traditionally, universities focus primarily on instructionist teaching. Such an understanding has been criticized from theoretical and practical points of view. We believe that "socio-cultural theories of learning" and the concepts of "social...