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Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning

2001 Volume 6, Number 1


Alison J. Fields

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Converging modalities for distance education in professional communication: Implications from flexible delivery

    Ray Archee, University of Western Sydney; Shirley Saunders, University of Technology, Sydney

    Distance education (in the United States of America) and flexible learning (in the United Kingdom) are popular catch-phrases that utilise the Web and other electronic media for new courses of study... More

    pp. 5-17

  2. Making a "net" for the net

    Nola Campbell, Russell Yates & Clive McGee, University of Waikato

    The rapid development of open learning has seen a major change in the traditional tertiary student profile. Many new students have come to tertiary education with varying backgrounds that are often... More

    pp. 18-25

  3. Role of human teacher in web-based intelligent tutoring systems

    Kinshuk, Massey University; Ashok Patel, De Montfort University; Reinhard Oppermann, University of Koblenz; David Russell, De Montfort University

    The advent of the Internet as a global communication medium has brought about a new focus on an area of research in designing intelligent tutoring systems (ITS), that has not been adequately... More

    pp. 26-35

  4. Flexible learning for a large undergraduate history paper: implementation and outcomes

    Roberto Rabel & Andrew Higgins, University of Otago

    This paper describes the conversion of a first year History paper at the University of Otago into a flexible learning paper. The work involved using distance learning techniques to generate a paper... More

    pp. 36-44

  5. A four-step process for the development of knowledge-building communities in a digital intranet

    Ken Stevens, Memorial University of Newfoundland

    The development of on-line educational structures and processes has led to new opportunities for the delivery of education in and between rural Canadian communities. Within digital Intranets it has... More

    pp. 45-48