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Keskin, Sinan; Yurdugül, Halil – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2019
Today's educational institutions are expected to create learning opportunities independent of time and place, to offer easily accessible learning environments and interpersonal communication opportunities. Accordingly, higher education institutions develop strategies to meet these expectations through teaching strategies, such as e-learning,…
Descriptors: Preferences, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Learning Strategies
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
Paunescu, Mihai – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
This article sets to explore the attitudes of higher education students enrolled in a political science programme at Master level towards e-learning facilitated by the introduction of a Moodle platform. The students have been surveyed at the end of public management course in the first semester of the programme asking them to evaluate both the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Political Science, Electronic Learning
Creelman, Alastair; Reneland-Forsman, Linda – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Statistics are often used to reveal significant differences between online and campus-based education. The existence of online courses with low completion rates is often used to justify the inherent inferiority of online education compared to traditional classroom teaching. Our study revealed that this type of conclusion has little substance. We…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses
Ouma, Gordon O.; Awuor, Fredrick M.; Kyambo, Benjamin – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
As e-learning becomes useful to learning institutions worldwide, an assessment of e-learning readiness is essential for the successful implementation of e-learning as a platform for learning. Success in e-learning can be achieved by understanding the level of readiness of e-learning environments. To facilitate schools in Kenya to implement…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
Dedic, Velimir; Markovic, Suzana – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Implementing Web-based educational environment requires not only developing appropriate architectures, but also incorporating human factors considerations. User interface becomes the major channel to convey information in e-learning context: a well-designed and friendly enough interface is thus the key element in helping users to get the best…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Science Education, Programming, Correlation
Ribeiro, Luis Roberto de Camargo; de Oliveira, Marcia Rozenfeld Gomes; Mill, Daniel – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2011
This article examines distance education (DE) in the context to which is most frequently applied, i.e., higher education, and from the perspective of some of its most important actors, i.e., teachers. This study, of a qualitative nature, was conducted at a public university in Brazil. Data were collected by means of unstructured interviews,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
Kumar, Lalita S.; Jamatia, Biplab; Aggarwal, A. K.; Kannan, S. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2011
This paper reports the findings of a study conducted to analyse the effect of mobile device intervention for student support services and to gauge its use for enhancing teaching--learning process as a future study in the context of offer of Distance Education programmes. The study was conducted with the learners of the coveted Post Graduate…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Intervention, Distance Education, Medicine
Pundak, David; Herscovitz, Orit; Shacham, Miri – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
Instruction in higher education has developed significantly over the past two decades, influenced by two trends: promotion of active learning methods and integration of web technology in e-Learning. Many studies found that active teaching improves students' success, involvement and thinking skills. Nevertheless, internationally, most instructors…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Active Learning, Thinking Skills, Teaching Methods
Volk, Benno; Keller, Stefan Andreas – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
Since 2002 the "Zurich E-Learning Certificate" offers lecturers and academic staff from the three main universities in Zurich the possibility to take part in a professional development program which supports the acquirement of eCompetence. The program is the result of a cooperation between the University of Zurich (UZH), the Swiss…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, College Faculty, Program Development