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Maritim, Ezra K.; Getuno, Daniel Makini – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2018
Globally, ODL institutions experience mismatch between scalability of numbers and scalability of success rates. This study explored the scalability of success rates in open, distance e-learning as perceived by the learners within the "Chain of Response Model." The primary aim of the study was to look at online learners' success rate by…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology, College Students
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Müller, Claude; Stahl, Michael; Alder, Mark; Müller, Maximilian – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2018
With flexible learning, students gain access and flexibility with regard to at least one of the following dimensions: time, place, pace, learning style, content, assessment or learning path. Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) has launched a new flexible learning study format called FLEX, a blended learning design allowing students to be…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
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Fotiadou, Aggeliki; Angelaki, Christina; Mavroidis, Ilias – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
The present study aims to empirically examine the relation between learner autonomy and specific aspects of the learning process, such as student-student interaction and tutor-student interaction, in a distance learning environment in Greece. An empirical study was conducted at the Hellenic Open University (HOU) using data gathered via a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Autonomy, Learning Processes, Distance Education
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Liyanagunawardena, Tharindu R.; Scalzavara, Sandra; Williams, Shirley A. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
Open badges are a digital representation of skills or accomplishments recorded in a visual symbol that is embedded with verifiable data and evidence. They are created following a defined open standard, so that they can be shared online. Open badges have gained popularity around the world in recent years and have become a standard feature of many…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Information Storage, Evaluation Methods, Electronic Learning
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Santally, Mohammad – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
The aim of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of the African Leadership in ICT (ALICT-LATIC) course delivery model, offered by the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiatives (GESCI) from a quality assurance perspective taking into account the delivery model, cultural context, and the distributed nature of the programme and its…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Information Technology, Educational Quality, Blended Learning
Kagklis, Vasileios; Karatrantou, Anthi; Tantoula, Maria; Panagiotakopoulos, Chris T.; Verykios, Vassilios S. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
Online fora have become not only one of the most popular communication tools in e-learning environments, but also one of the key factors of the learning process, especially in distance learning, as they can provide to the students involved, motivation for collaboration in order to achieve a common goal. The purpose of this study is to analyse data…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries
Rolfe, Vivien – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer learners across the globe unprecedented access to education. Through sophisticated e-learning technologies and web approaches, MOOCs attract massive scale participation and global interest. Some commercial ventures place social equality at the heart of their missions, claiming to empower communities by…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Large Group Instruction
Szilagyi, Annamaria – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
This paper presents findings from a qualitative study that investigated seven female Saudi Arabian students of the University of Liverpool's online Masters programmes. Qualitative, first-person research methods and hermeneutic phenomenology were chosen for the analysis and interpretation of transcripts (Langeveld, 1983; van Manen, 1997; Creswell,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Masters Programs, Electronic Learning
Walker, Richard – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
This article explores how online distance learning tutors working within a higher education context may be supported in their professional development through participation on an institutional peer observation programme. Drawing on the reflections of participants from two cohorts (2011 and 2012) at the University of York, the article reviews the…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Observation, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
Toprak, Elif; Genc-Kumtepe, Evrim – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Communication is an indispensable part of international cooperation and it requires managing different cultures. Being prepared to see and understand different values, trying to understand contrasting views in a consortium, can decrease the potential of misperception which otherwise may act as a real barrier to cooperation. This is why…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Open Education
Romero, Margarida; Usart, Mireia – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Higher Education increases flexibility with online learning solutions. Nevertheless, dropout rates in online university are large. Among the reasons, one aspect deserving further study is students' Time Perspective (TP), which has been studied in onsite HE. It is necessary to know the TP profile of the growing population of online students, and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Classroom Environment, Higher Education, Preferences
Szilagyi, Annamaria – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
By presenting perceptions of Nigerian students enrolled in the online international postgraduate programmes of the University of Liverpool regarding academic integrity, this paper aims to explore Western ideas, such as originality and plagiarism that are extraneous in the students' local cultures. Different historical and cultural circumstances…
Descriptors: Integrity, Student Attitudes, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Tran, Bach Xuan; Nguyen, Quyen Le Thi; Nong, Vuong Minh; Maher, Rachel Marie; Nguyen, Anh Tuan; Nguyen, Huyen Anh; Nguyen, Cuong Tat; Do, Huyen Phuc; Lai, Hoa Thi; Le, Huong Thi – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Background: We evaluated the satisfaction and improvement in learning outcomes of students taking a distance course in Public Health facilitated by the Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Hanoi Medical University and the State University of New York at Albany. Methods: A total of 36 students participated in pre- and…
Descriptors: Student Centered Curriculum, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Public Health
Foss, Brynjar; Oftedal, Bjorg F.; Lokken, Atle – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Electronically supported learning has increasingly been introduced and accepted into the academic community over recent decades, and a variety of new digital learning tools have been developed to serve students both for distance education and on-campus blended learning. To serve our distance education nursing students, we recently developed unique…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Nursing Students, Multimedia Instruction, Student Attitudes
Santally, Mohammad Issack; Senteni, Alain – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Personalisation of e-learning environments is an interesting research area in which the learning experience of learners is generally believed to be improved when his or her personal learning preferences are taken into account. One such learning preference is the V-A-K instrument that classifies learners as visual, auditory or kinaesthetic. In this…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Student Experience, Instructional Effectiveness, Individualized Instruction
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