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A Distance Education Research Agenda: A Survey of Expert Opinions from Developed and Developing Countries
The opinions of distance educators and practitioners around the world were surveyed regarding availability of research information, areas in which research efforts should be concentrated, and priority to be given to these research areas. The sample...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 (1995) pp. 1–6
This paper reports on a study of anxiety levels of distance learners and their opinions about factors which affect their anxiety towards studying by the distar~ce mode. The study was prompted by two qain reasons. First, anxiety has been found to...
Attitude to the Use of the Computer for Learning Biological Concepts and Achievement of Students in an Environment Dominated by Indigenous Technology
The use of computers to facilitate learning is yet to make an appreciable in-road into the teaching-learning process in most developing Third World countries. The purchase cost and maintenance expenses of the equipment are the major inhibiting...
Open Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (2001) pp. 133–54
Describes a study of students at the Open University of Hong Kong that investigated gender differences in factors that contributed to successful achievement in distance education. Considers previous experience; study habits; motivation; help-seeking ...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 22, No. 2 (1994) pp. 137–52
Discussion of school effectiveness, achievement outcomes, and sociocultural influences focuses on a study of Nigerian high school students that was conducted to determine whether or not instruction based on a sociocultural model could significantly...
The Validity of the Science Student Stress Inventory Using a Sample of South African High School Students
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (1996) pp. 67–89
Investigates the validity of an instrument used to identify factors perceived as stressful by secondary science students. Results indicate that students regarded the fear of scoring low marks in examinations as the most stressful factor and that...
Science Education Vol. 75, No. 6 (1991) pp. 701–6
Compared attitudes toward computer use and achievement in biology for three groups of Nigerian students (n=64): (1) working alone with computer; (2) working in groups of three on the computer; (3) and a control group that received normal instruction ...
Educational Research Vol. 37, No. 3 (1995) pp. 293–304
The Learning Objectives Questionnaire was completed by 287 of 600 distance education students. The majority perceived learning objectives to be useful and an integral part of learning strategy. A need to integrate student dispositions with the...
Distance Education Research Priorities for Australia: A Study of the Opinions of Distance Educators and Practitioners
Distance Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (1994) pp. 234–53
Describes a study that investigated the opinions of distance educators and practitioners in Australia regarding the availability of research information, areas in which research efforts should be concentrated, and the order of priority to be given...
Distance Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (1994) pp. 279–90
Describes a study that was conducted to determine whether distance education learners experience anxiety, based on results of a survey of 222 University of Southern Queensland students. Anxiety toward instructional materials and variables that...
Adopting Technology in Third World Classrooms: Students' Viewpoint about Computers in Science Teaching and Learning
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 20, No. 4 (1992) pp. 327–34
Discussion of the use of computers in classrooms in Third World countries focuses on a survey of secondary school students in Lagos (Nigeria) that examined pupils' conception of a computer and their perceptions of the role and sociocultural...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (1999) pp. 45–66
Reviews collateral learning theory as a cognitive explanation for how pupils cope with disparate worldviews mediated by transcending cultural borders between their everyday culture and the culture of science. Proposes a new pedagogy in which...
Constructivist pedagogy in conventional on-campus and distance learning practice: an exploratory investigation
Learning and Instruction Vol. 11, No. 2 (2001) pp. 87–111
This study attempts to identify characteristics of constructivism and their presence in face-to-face and open and distance learning (ODL) environments. In phase 1 of this study, a 6-week discussion through an electronic mailing list was carried out...
Comparing Single Mode ODL Institutions in Asia: Management Styles, Pedagogical Activities and Educational Outcomes
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 7–21
This paper reports on the general results of a comparative study of the open universities in Asia conducted by the Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning (CRIDAL) at the Open University of Hong Kong. 122 distance educators in 26 open...
Differences between Low and High Achieving Distance Learners in Locus of Control, Achievement Motivation and Metacognition
Distance Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 255–73
Describes a survey of students from the Open University of Hong Kong that compared high achievers and low achievers as defined by performances on scores over four consecutive semesters. Discusses locus of control; metacognition; locus of control and ...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 16, No. 1 (2001) pp. 56–69
Discussion of students' effective help-seeking focuses on a study that compared the help-seeking strategies used by students identified as high achievers in courses at the Open University of Hong Kong and groups identified as low achievers. Examines ...