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The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 19, No. 1 (2004) pp. 54–72
Recent studies in the literature on online learning highlight a constructivist approach to knowledge-building in Web-based environments. In this case study of an online course, students were introduced to a constructivist orientation toward learning,...
Communication and learning: How distance learners construct meaning in the computer conferencing environment
(1999) pp. 1–259
This study arose out of a concern for the adult learners who choose to study in computer conferencing courses offered via the World Wide Web. The numbers of these adult learners are burgeoning; universities are responding to the demand by placing...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (1998) pp. 203–216
The Partnership Learning Model was designed for a specific program with great market demand—Management Education and Training in the Advanced Technology Sector. The Model will be distinct through the combination of quality content, use of the most...
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Vol. 16, No. 3 (August 2008) pp. 311–327
This article presents a reciprocal model of mentoring as an alternative approach to more traditional mentoring models. A mentor, experienced with online course delivery and pedagogy, worked with six online instructors over two academic terms within...
Evaluation of Web-Based Educational Programs via the Demand-Driven Learning Model: A Measure of Web-Based Learning
International Journal of Testing Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 35–61
Developed and tested an online survey to assess Web-based learning (WBL) educational programs, extending theoretical work on the Demand Driven Learning Model. Data from 93 adult learners from 3 WBL programs found high internal reliability and...
Benefits and Challenges of Technology in High Schools: A Voice from Educational Leaders with a Freire Echo
Interchange Vol. 46, No. 2 (May 2015) pp. 169–185
The purpose of this study is to document the perceptions of school leaders pertaining to the benefits and challenges of technology in high schools located on Prince Edward Island (PEI) (Canada). For this qualitative study, we interviewed 11...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2001) pp. 9–30
This paper reviews recent philosophical debate surrounding the future role and activities of universities in a technological society. In this text, an argument is put forward for academics to take a proactive role in the development and use of...