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Armakolas, Stefanos; Panagiotakopoulos, Christos; Karatrantou, Anthi – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2018
In Distance education, learning depends on the ability of the learner to manage his/her learning process, both through the creation of appropriate objectives, and by adopting strategies to achieve them. The role of the teacher is to develop an efficient methodology with flexibility over the learners' special characteristics and to create…
Descriptors: Teleconferencing, Distance Education, Independent Study, Computer Mediated Communication
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Bell, Simon; Lane, Andy; Collins, Kevin; Berardi, Andrea; Slater, Rachel – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
Environmental Management (EM) is taught in many Higher Education Institutions in the UK. Most this provision is studied full-time on campuses by younger adults preparing themselves for subsequent employment, but not necessarily as environmental managers, and this experience can be very different from the complexities of real-life situations. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Higher Education, Online Courses
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Zacharias, Giannakoudakis; Yiannis, Giossos – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2017
The aim of this research was to study the differences in social presence and autonomy concerning the two methods of education used in a training program for science teachers in the years 2015-2016. The first method was the traditional face-to-face and the other was the Distance Education method. In particular, the study focused on whether there…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction
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Gratsiouni, Dimitra; Koutsouba, Maria; Venetsanou, Foteini; Tyrovola, Vasiliki – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
The incorporation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education has changed the educational procedures through the creation and use of new teaching and learning environments with the use of computers and network applications that afford new dimensions to distance education. In turn, these emerging and in progress technologies,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Social Media, Educational Technology
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Youde, Andrew – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
This paper outlines research into the emotional competences that mature, higher education students, undertaking part-time blended learning degrees within a School of Education, value in their tutors. A mixed methods approach was adopted to conduct a detailed exploration of eight tutors' practice whilst teaching a module, with data gathered from…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, College Students, Blended Learning, Teacher Competencies
Kilis, Selcan; Gülbahar, Yasemin; Rapp, Christian – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
With the excessive use of social media in the 21st century, attempts to integrate social media within higher education have also increased. In this area, research has been particularly focused on the aspects of students, rather than the instructors. This study puts the emphasis on the instructors with the aim to explore their use of social media…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
Sean, Michael; Ihanainen, Pekka – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
This paper proposed a method for developing capacity for lifelong learning in open spaces, defined here as places without predefined learning structures or objectives, through the cultivation of aesthetic literacy. This discussion will be situated within fieldwork performed by the authors in Helsinki, Finland, and Tallinn, Estonia, in 2013. Based…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Adham, Raniah Samir; Lundqvist, Karsten Oster – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the Arab World are still in their infancy. Many Arab countries are now starting to launch their MOOC platforms; however, there are only a few who have actually implemented such systems. This paper will explore online learning, in particular the rise of MOOCs around the world and their impact on the Arab…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Distance Education, Online Courses
Kack, Annika; Roll-Pettersson, Lise; Alai-Rosales, Shahla S.; Hoium, Kari; Mannikko-Barbutiu, Sirkku; Fors, Uno G. H. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
Specialized educational programs previously unavailable to many students are now accessible to students spread throughout the world. In particular, this globalization presents new opportunities and challenges for universities educating professionals in the field of autism treatment. The aim of the present case study is to analyse the experiences…
Descriptors: Autism, Foreign Countries, Focus Groups, Interviews
Pundak, David; Dvir, Yoav – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
The paper investigates difficulties involved in integrating online courses in academic colleges. Despite their growing prevalence in Israel and worldwide there are still no online courses offered as part of the learning process in many colleges. In order to identify factors for this phenomenon, a study was conducted to investigate the attitudes of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Engineering Education, College Faculty, Lecture Method
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Medeiros Vieira, Leandro Mauricio; Ferasso, Marcos; Schröeder, Christine da Silva – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
This theoretical essay is a learning approach reflexion on Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences and the possibilities provided by the education model known as open and distance learning. Open and distance learning can revolutionize traditional pedagogical practice, meeting the needs of those who have different forms of cognitive…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Open Education, Distance Education, Cognitive Style
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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
Smith, Erica; Lye, Peter; Greatrex, Ben; Taylor, Michelle; Stupans, Ieva – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
The study of chemistry is central within science and other associated degrees. At the University of New England in Armidale academics need to provide chemistry teaching in both a distance and the traditional on-campus mode within science and other degrees. This study explores the contribution that the adoption of Adobe Connect technology can make…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Chemistry, College Science
Kitching, Lucy; Wheeler, Steve – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Games based learning is currently a hotly debated topic in education and is a fertile field of study (Holmes, 2011; Abrams, 2009). Many schools are exploring ways in which games can be embedded into the curriculum, to enhance learning through deeper engagement and higher levels of motivation (Miller & Robertson, 2010). This paper explores the…
Descriptors: Females, Video Games, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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