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Making distance visible: Assembling nearness in an online distance learning programme
Jen Ross; Michael Gallagher; Hamish Macleod
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (Aug 28, 2013)
Online distance learners are in a particularly complex relationship with the educational institutions they belong to (Bayne, Gallagher, & Lamb, 2012). For part-time distance students, arrivals and departures can be multiple and invisible as...
Being "at" University: The Social Topologies of Distance Students
Sian Bayne; Michael Sean Gallagher; James Lamb
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning Vol. 67, No. 5 (May 2014) pp. 569–583
This paper considers how online, distance students enact the space of "the university", in the context of the rise of distance education within a traditional, "elite" institution. Aiming to provide insight into how students...
MM-e at the Museum: A Mobile Memory e-portfolio platform application for young children in diverse museum environments
Michael Hammond-Todd; Noel Feliciano; Will Gallagher
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 601–604
While many mobile applications have been developed for adult visitors to parks, museums, and nature centers; very few programs exist that are specifically designed to meet the needs young children in these environments. In this paper, I present...
Scholarship, Technology, and Educational Practice (STEP): Creating Partnerships That Renew Preservice Education
Michael Dempsey; Mary Sutton; Susan Gallagher; Allen Steckleberg
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1260–1264
This paper describes a current project funded through the U.S. Department of Education's "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology" initiative. The need and issues related to integrating technology into the preservice program, as well as...
The Georgia Higher Education Consortium: A Model for Linking Early Intervention Faculty
Peggy A. Gallagher; Cynthia O. Vail; Katherine McCormick; D Michael Malone
Rural Special Education Quarterly Vol. 20, No. 3 (2001) pp. 24–32
A higher education consortium (HEC) in early intervention (EI) is described. An evaluation of the model found that benefits to faculty of HEC participation included development and implementation of EI coursework, development of interdisciplinary...
Using mLearning and MOOCs to understand chaos, emergence, and complexity in education
Inge de Waard; Sean Abajian; Michael Gallagher; Rebecca Hogue; Nilgün Keskin; Apostolos Koutropoulos; Osvaldo Rodriguez
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 7 (Nov 22, 2011) pp. 94–115
In this paper, we look at how the massive open online course (MOOC) format developed by connectivist researchers and enthusiasts can help analyze the complexity, emergence, and chaos at work in the field of education today. We do this through the...
Merging MOOC and mLearning for Increased Learner Interactions
Inge de Waard; Apostolos Koutropoulos; Rebecca Hogue; Sean Abajian; Nilgün Keskin; C. Rodriguez; Michael Gallagher
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 4, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 34–46
In this paper, the authors suggest the merger of the Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) format and mobile learning (mLearning) based on mutual affordances of both contemporary learning/teaching formats to investigate learner interactions and...
Emotive Vocabulary in MOOCs: Context & Participant Retention
Apostolos Koutropoulos; Michael Sean Gallagher; Sean C. Abajian; Inge de Waard; Rebecca Joanne Hogue; Nilgun Ozdamar Keskin; C Osvaldo Rodriguez
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 1 (2011)
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have been growing in popularity with educational researchers, instructors, and learners in online environments. Online discussions are as important in MOOCs as in other online courses. Online discussions that...