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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
Tomaz, Jose B. C.; van der Molen, Henk T.; Mamede, Silvia – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Over the past decade Problem-based Learning (PBL) and distance education have been combined as educational approaches in higher education. This combination has been called distributed PBL (dPBL). However, more research is needed to obtain more evidence and deeper insight in how to design and implement dPBL. The present study aims at describing the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Foreign Countries, Family Practice (Medicine), Web Based Instruction
Mahieu, Ron; Wolming, Simon – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Due to societal changes there is a growing need for distant and adult learning. The reason to participate in education and the choices that students make may differ. In this study the factors age, gender, rate of studies and parenthood have been analysed in order to see how these relate to different motivational factors for choosing a web-based…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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
Anderson, Terry; Dron, Jon – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper updates earlier work in which we defined three generations of distance education pedagogy. We then describe emerging technologies that are most conducive to instructional designs that evolve with each generation. Finally we discuss matching the pedagogies with learning outcomes. (Contains 3 figures.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Technological Advancement, Outcomes of Education
Dzakiria, Hisham – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Open Distance Learning (ODL) provides learners with the greatest possible control over time, place and pace of education. The educational delivery of ODL has improved greatly over the years with growing number of students continuously enrolling into various ODL programs globally. ODL however does come with issues and problems. Loss of student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Computer Literacy
Feldstein, Andrew; Martin, Mirta; Hudson, Amy; Warren, Kiara; Hilton, John, III; Wiley, David – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This study reports findings from a year-long pilot study during which 991 students in 9 core courses in the Virginia State University School of Business replaced traditional textbooks with openly licensed books and other digital content. The university made a deliberate decision to use open textbooks that were copyrighted under the Creative…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Course Content, Textbooks, Curriculum Implementation
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
Santally, Mohammad Issack; Rajabalee, Yousra; Cooshna-Naik, Dorothy – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper discusses how modern technologies are changing the teacher-student-content relationships from the conception to the delivery of so-called "distance" education courses. The concept of Distance Education has greatly evolved in the digital era of 21st Century. With the widespread use and access to the Internet, exponential growth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Internet
Mostefaoui, Soraya Kouadri; Ferreira, Giselle; Williams, Judith; Herman, Clem – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
This paper presents a case study based on the experiences surrounding a distance-learning module in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) that includes a creative multimedia component as an integral part of its teaching and assessment. The module requires that students engage in multimedia production to articulate their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multimedia Materials, Distance Education, Information Technology
Rodriguez, C. Osvaldo – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Open online courses (OOC) with a massive number of students have represented an important development for online education in the past years. A course on artificial intelligence, CS221, at the University of Stanford was offered in the fall of 2011 free and online which attracted 160,000 registered students. It was one of three offered as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Distance Education
Borissova, Daniela; Mustakerov, Ivan – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2011
The Web-based e-learning can benefit from the modern multimedia tools combined with network capabilities to overcome traditional education. The objective of this paper is focused on e-training system development to improve performance of theoretical knowledge and providing ample opportunity for practical attainment of manual skills in virtual…
Descriptors: Internet, Student Costs, Web Based Instruction, Surgery
Garbett, Chris – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2011
In recent years there has been growth in online distance learning courses. This has been prompted by; new technology such as the Internet, mobile learning, video and audio conferencing: the explosion in student numbers in Higher Education, and the need for outreach to a world wide market. Web-based distance learning is seen as a solution to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Learning Modules, Student Experience
Miyazoe, Terumi; Anderson, Terry – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010
This paper reports on an empirical research on the Interaction Equivalency Theorem posited by Anderson (2003a), consisting of the three elements of teacher-student-content interaction. Using an author-developed survey, the paper reports the priority order of interaction elements to assure learning quality with two parameters of learning modes and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interaction, Educational Theories, Course Content
Chaves, Christopher A. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2009
The purpose of this article is to provide researchers and, in particular, practitioner-scholars of e-learning curricular designs and instructors with one conceptual model that supports more involvement and interaction within on-line courses. The "On-line Curriculum Interaction Model" posited by the author is informed by the foundational…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Course Content
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