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Issack, Santally Mohammad – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2011
Over the recent years, there has been a growing interest in Open Educational Resources (OER). A similar trend was observed about a decade ago in the concept of Learning Objects, which inevitably faded without really making an impact in real-world educational contexts. A number of repositories were created that contain thousands of learning…
Descriptors: Open Education, Online Courses, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
Hawkridge, David; Wheeler, Matthew – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
Research into tutoring at a distance has a fairly long history and the functions of tutors in distance education institutions are well understood. Over the past 20 years research into online tutoring has advanced significantly as such institutions have "gone electronic": in this paper we cite published research from the UK Open…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Open Universities, Distance Education
Kelly, Patrick; Stevens, Charlotte – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2009
The United Kingdom Open University has experimented with a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) to support learners and foster the development of learning communities, including online resources, email, e-messages, SMS messaging, and Second Life. The initial creation of information and resources to support study has been…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Distance Education, Prior Learning, Foreign Countries