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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

October 2012 Volume 2, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. An Action Research: Application of a Three-Way Multimedia Blended Learning in a Second Language Acquisition and Development Course

    Chih-Feng Chien, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States; Zahra Moghadasian, Teaching, Learning and Culture, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States

    This article reports an action research, conducted in an undergraduate course, Second Language Acquisition and Development, in a 3-way blended learning (BL) environment—face-to-face (F2F), an... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. “If Many Were Involved”: University Student Self-Interest and Engagement in a Social Bookmarking Activity

    Kathleen Gray, Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia; Matt Carter, Faculty of Arts and Business, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD, Australia

    There is interest amongst educators in engaging university students in learning communities through social web technologies. Asking students to create and share content through social bookmarking... More

    pp. 20-31

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  3. Students Perceptions on Distance Education in Ethiopian Higher Education: Exploring the Experience of Haramaya University

    Yilfashewa Seyoum, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

    The study explores students’ perceptions in open and distance education at Haramaya University. A total of 120 students (90 male and 30 female) represent the study sample. Data were collected from ... More

    pp. 32-48

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  4. A Sandbox Approach to Online Exam Administration

    Stu Westin, College of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, United States

    This paper describes eTAP (electronic Test Administration Platform), an innovative software system that is designed to facilitate the administration of Web-based tests and exams. The purpose of the... More

    pp. 49-62

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  5. Online Interest Groups: Virtual Gathering Spaces to Promote Graduate Student Interaction

    Beverley Getzlaf, Sherri Melrose & Sharon Moore, Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB, Canada; Helen Ewing, Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University, Mesa, Azerbaijan; James Fedorchuk, Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB, Canada; Tammy Troute-Wood, Center for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, AB, Canada

    This article discusses a 15 month educational innovation project, the objective of which was to investigate the perceptions of health profession students about their participation in a program-wide... More

    pp. 63-76

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