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Bayrak, Fatma; Yurdugül, Halil – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2018
Self-assessment is an important tool enabling learners at the level of higher education to control and construct their learning processes. To allow for further study, we modified a web-based self-assessment system to provide individuals with the opportunity to test and retest their own learning and receive feedback. This study included 59…
Descriptors: Correlation, Intervention, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Metacognition
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Schmidt-Jones, Catherine – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
Many users of online open education resources (OERs) are learners seeking insights into problems encountered as they pursue their everyday interests and activities. As well as benefitting from intrinsic motivation, such authentic learning activity provides context that helps the learner absorb and integrate the meaning of the knowledge. The…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Pentaraki, Alexandra; Burkholder, Gary J. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
There is emerging evidence that suggests emotions as a discrete factor in academic online contexts that significantly contribute to student engagement and higher order learning (Cleveland-Innes & Campbell, 2012; You, 2012, You & Kang, 2014; Zembylas, 2008; Liaw, 2008). Pekrun (2000) and Pekrun, Goetz, Frenzel, Barchfeld, and Perry (2011)…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Emotional Response
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Petronzi, Dominic; Hadi, Munib – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have and continue to change the way in which nontraditional learners' access education. Although the free element of these has been linked to low completion rates due to no invested interest, the MOOC platform enables innovative technologies and practices to be trialled. Therefore, rather than attributing varied…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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
Sevilla-Pavón, Ana – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
The advent of Web 2.0 has fostered the emergence of a new collaborative culture shared by internet users worldwide in which the notions of intertextuality and hypertext have evolved, resulting in the reconsideration of authors and their role in text production. It is becoming increasingly common to access, reinterpret and modify contents and texts…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Collaborative Writing, Story Telling, Technology Uses in Education
Domun, Manisha; Bahadur, Goonesh K. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
One of the most effective tools in e-learning is the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) and research has shown that students need to accurately assess their own performance thus improving their learning. The study involved the design and development of a self-assessment tool based on the Revised Blooms taxonomy Framework. As a second step in investigating…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Testing, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation
Canessa, Enrique; Pisani, Armando – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
The first implementation of complete high school, open on-line courses (HOOC) aiming to support the training and basic scientific knowledge of young students from the Liceo Ginnasio Dante Alighieri in Gorizia, Italy, is discussed. Using the open source and automated recording system openEyA, HOOC give a student the opportunity to watch on-line, at…
Descriptors: High School Students, Online Courses, Open Education, Foreign Countries
Singh, Gurmit – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Effective professional distance education is urgently needed to develop a well-trained workforce and improve impact on healthcare. However, distance education initiatives have had mixed results in improving practice. Often, successful implementation fails to leverage insights on the social and emergent nature of learning in networks. This paper…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Labor Force Development
Holley, Debbie; Boyle, Tom – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Students studying Marketing, Fashion, Public Relations, Advertising and similar subjects need to develop a "critical eye" in relation to images, media and digital technologies. This project aims to empower teachers to develop multimedia learning resources that would support students engaging in this essential activity. Developing such…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Developed Materials, Critical Thinking, Multimedia Materials
Phelan, Liam – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper presents the design and application of a major individual assessment task created in part to develop students' capacity for lifelong assessment, a key element of lifelong learning. Additionally the task contributes to fostering a sense of community in asynchronous online learning environments. The task is a supra disciplinary report,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Interdisciplinary Approach
Winnard, Yvette; Elliott, Vicki – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Campus based students are welcomed to our University during the first week of their course, but for students studying by online distance learning (ODL) a comparable mechanism does not exist. Academic staff experienced in teaching by ODL considered this to be a gap in students' educational experience and, furthermore, that opportunities for early…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Experience
Panagiotis, Anastasiades; Chrysoula, Iliadou – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
Two-way communication between students and tutors is one of the two key factors contributing to the success of a Distance Learning programme, the other being the complete and well-designed educational package. Both elements are essential to guide students' learning. By means of this communication the tutor can facilitate the interaction of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Open Universities, Distance Education, Tutors
Edirisingha, Palitha; Hawkridge, David; Fothergill, John – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
In this paper, we urge practitioners to consider the potential of podcasting for teaching, learning and assessment. Our perspective is drawn from research on IMPALA (Informal Mobile Podcasting And Learning Adaptation), which showed that there is a range of successful podcasting approaches for students on campus. After briefly surveying the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Distance Education, Educational Strategies
Al-Khatib, Hayat – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2009
Education in the twenty-first century is underpinned by theories of inclusion and practices of open and distance learning (Aldrich, 2003; Richards, 2004). New concerns are replacing the traditional views on the impossibility of integrating pedagogy and technology (Barab et al, 2004; Roblyer et al, 2000). Supporting learning in the digital age…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Intervals, Distance Education, Active Learning