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The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Jan 01, 2002 Volume 2, Number 2


Rory McGreal; Dianne Conrad

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 19

  1. Online Learners' Interest in Collaborative Tools

    Tom Kane & Jon Baggaley

  2. Distance Education at Conventional Universities in Germany

    Hans-Henning Kappel, Burkhard Lehmann & Joachim Loeper

    Germany’s educational system has undergone a series of transformations during the last 40 years. In recent years, marked increases in enrolment have occurred. In response, admission requirements... More

  3. Global Perspectives: The University of South Australia (UniSA) Case Study

    Ted Nunan, Ian Reid & Holly McCausland

    This case study describes current developments in the change processes that are underway at the University of South Australia (UniSA) as it develops from a dual mode institution to one that... More

  4. Bringing Online Learning to Campus: The hybridization of teaching and learning at Brigham Young University

    Gregory Waddoups & Scott Howell

    The primary purpose of Brigham Young University (BYU) is to provide students with a combination of sacred and secular education often described as the “BYU experience.” Achieving this purpose is... More

  5. Web-Based Education at Conventional Universities in China: A Case Study

    Weiyuan Zhang, Guozhen Jiang & Jian Niu

    With advances in information and communication technology (ICT), Web-based education has become an increasingly popular instructional mode all over the world. In recent years, the Chinese... More

  6. Classification of DE Delivery Systems

    Diane Belyk & Jeremy Schubert, Masters of Distance Education Programme; Jon Baggaley, Professor, Athabasca University - Canada's Open University, Canada

  7. The Hybridisation of Conventional Higher Education: UK Perspective

    Roger Lewis

    Before the creation of the United Kingdom Open University (UKOU) - its Charter was given in 1969 and the first students were admitted in 1971 - the full-time residential model of higher education... More

  8. The University of Texas System TeleCampus: A statewide model for collaboration

    Darcy Hardy & Robert Robinson

    The University of Texas (UT) System has been meeting educational needs of students for over 150 years. In 1997, the UT System initiated the development of the UT TeleCampus, a centralized... More

  9. The Hybridisation of Higher Education in Canada

    Douglas Shale

    Canada's postsecondary institutions are becoming increasingly involved with technology enhanced learning, generally under the rubric of distance education. Growth and activity in distance education... More

  10. Internet Audio Products

    Duane Weaver, Deborah Guspie & Jon Baggaley

  11. The Development of CyberLearning in Dual-Mode: Higher Education Institutions in Taiwan

    Yau Chen

    Open and distance education in Taiwan has evolved into the third phase – cyberlearning – conceptualized as teaching and learning interactions mediated entirely through the application of state-of... More

  12. Ukraine Open University: Its Prospects in Distance Education Development

    Bohdan Shunevych

    The genesis, initiation, and expansion of distance education at the Ukraine Open International University for Human Development, located in Kyiv, will be examined in this case study, starting with ... More

  13. The Hybridization of Distance Learning in Brazil -- An Approach Imposed by Culture

    Frederick Litto

    Institutions of higher education in Brazil are seriously behind in their development of approaches which make use of distance education techniques, in part due to widespread lack of credibility of ... More

  14. Text-based Conferencing Products

    Debbie Garber, Jennifer Stein & Jon Baggaley

  15. Out of the Shadow and Into the Spotlight: The Development of Distance Teaching in Norwegian Higher Education

    Gunnar Grepperud, Anne Støkken & Jan Toska

    On October 4, 1914, The Norwegian Correspondence School (NKS) accepted its first student, a woman, who, for a fee of NOK 10, registered for two courses (Amdam and Bjarnar, 1989). Seventy-five years... More

  16. A New Learning Model for the Information and Knowledge Society: The Case of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Spain

    Albert Sangrà

    When it was created in 1995, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) served only 200 students and offered two degrees. Today, it has expanded its activities to serve over 20,000 students and 16... More

  17. Selection of Collaborative Tools

    Tom Kane & Jon Baggaley

  18. A Top Down Strategy to Enhance Information Technologies into Israeli Higher Education

    Sara Guri-Rosenblit

    This article examines the integration of the new information technologies (IT) into Israeli higher education, and most particularly its research universities through a top-down strategy, initiated ... More

  19. Open University Center of the Pontifical Javeriana University, Colombia

    Omayra Parra de Marroquin & Lina Clarizia Corredor

    According to García Canclini (1990) there is the assumption that Colombia is a hybrid society. Upon this standpoint, and within a traditional higher education structure characterized by being... More