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Open Learning

2014 Volume 29, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The Quality and Reputation of Open, Distance and E-Learning: What Are the Challenges?

    Anne Gaskell & Roger Mills

    Distance education institutions, students and staff have often had to overcome negative perceptions about the overall quality of their programmes and qualifications. In this paper, we identify four... More

    pp. 190-205

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  2. Teaching and Learning with Technology in Higher Education: Blended and Distance Education Needs "Joined-up Thinking" Rather than Technological Determinism

    Adrian Kirkwood

    In higher education (HE), some of the distinctions between conventional, campus-based universities and those dedicated to distance education are being eroded through the use of information and... More

    pp. 206-221

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  3. K-12 Online Lesson Alignment to the Principles of Universal Design for Learning: The Khan Academy

    Sean J. Smith & Evelyn E. Harvey

    The field of K-12 education is being transformed, with an influx of students, including those with identified disabilities, engaging in blended and fully online learning. While online learning... More

    pp. 222-242

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  4. Online Distance Learning and Music Training: Benefits, Drawbacks and Challenges

    Theano Koutsoupidou

    This study examines online distance learning (ODL) as applied in music and music education programmes at different educational levels with a special focus on the digital tools employed in such... More

    pp. 243-255

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