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    • Online Education Innovation: Going Boldly Where Others Fear To Thread 

      Anderson, Terry (Education Technology Publications., 2005)
    • Online Executive MBA Orientation 

      Jugdev, Kam; Hutchison, Maureen (The Sloan Consorium, 2006-03)
    • Online Graduate Study Health Care Learners' Perceptions of Group Work and Helpful Instructional Behaviors. 

      Bergeron, Kim; Melrose, Sherri (I-manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 2006)
      Participating in small group activities has emerged as a trend In online learning events. However, little is known about how graduate students experience online group work and what instructional behaviors are perceived ...
    • Online Graduate Study Health Care Learners' Perceptions of Instructional Immediacy 

      Melrose, Sherri (2010-06-23)
      Instructional immediacy is an established communication strategy that teachers can implement to create engaging learning environments. Yet, little is known about experiences distance education learners in graduate study ...
    • Online Graduate Study of Health Care Learners' Perceptions of Instructional Immediacy 

      Melrose, Sherri; Bergeron, Kim (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2006)
      Instructional immediacy is an established communication strategy that teachers can implement to create engaging learning environments. Yet, little is known about experiences distance education learners in graduate study ...
    • Online Interest Groups: Virtual Gathering Spaces to Promote Graduate Student Interaction 

      Getzlaf, Beverley; Melrose, Sherri; Moore, Sharon L.; Ewing, Helen; Fedorchuk, James; Troute-Wood, Tammy (International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 2012)
      This article discusses a 15 month educational innovation project, the objective of which was to investigate the perceptions of health profession students about their participation in a program-wide virtual community gathering ...
    • Online MBA Orientation Program: Some Best Practices 

      Jugdev, Kam; Hutchison, Maureen (Online Cl@ssroom, 2004-11)
    • An Online Mechanics Experiment 

      Connors, Martin; Bredeson, Christy (2006-09-30)
      Physics distance education has grown rapidly in recent years. The theory part of a physics course taught in this way has much common ground with other courses. However, lab instruction is an important part of introductory ...
    • Online Post LPN to BN Students’ Views of Transitioning to a New Nursing Role 

      Melrose, Sherri; Gordon, Kathryn P. (International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 2008)
      Vocationally prepared nurses, most of whom are women, experience unique challenges when they enter an online university. And yet, educational research examining their perceptions about transitioning into a new professional ...
    • Online professional development conferences: An effective, economical and eco-friendly option 

      Anderson, Lynn; Anderson, Terry (Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2009)
      In order to stay current within their field, many professionals regularly attend conferences and training events in distant locales. Travel to these conferences costs professionals, and their sponsor organizations, both ...
    • Online Social Interchange, Discord, and Knowledge Construction 

      Anderson, Terry; Kanuka, Heather (Journal of Distance Education, 1998)
      Online forums provide potential for new forms of collaborative work, study, and community that reduce barriers of time and distance. Yet the types of interaction and means by which individuals create new knowledge in ...
    • Online Student Ratings: Increasing Response Rates 

      Nelson, Denise L. (2006-11-09)
      Most institutions offering distance education can identify with the problem of low response rates of online evaluation, but few have systematically investigated the issue. The purpose of this two-phase, sequential mixed ...
    • Online Teaching in International Contexts: Towards a Sociocultural Perspective of Teaching Presence 

      Morgan, Tannis (2008-03-29)
      In this presentation, Tannis Morgan shares her doctoral research that looks at cases of teaching presence in international online distance courses. Cultural historical activity theory (Engestrom, 1999, 2001) is adopted as ...
    • Online Workers' Education 

      Briton, Derek; Taylor, Jeff (International Journal of Instructional Media, 2001)
      This paper recounts the preliminary findings of a research project designed to explore the relevance of computer-mediated communication technologies for the collective and social purposes that are an integral part of ...
    • Onsets and Flapping Studied Using a Dynamic Harris Sheet Model 

      Connors, Martin; Lerner, Rob; Gaugey, Geraldine; Lavraud, Benoit; Volwerk, Martin; McPherron, Robert L. (2007-10-31)
      We have developed a nonlinear fitting routine for the Harris current sheet based on magnetic data, and applied it to 71 plasma sheet crossings by Cluster. In most cases this simple fit appeared to represent the magnetic ...
    • Ontario's Distance Education Network: Contact North/Contact Nord 

      Anderson, Terry (Alberta Journal of Continuing Education, 1990)
    • Ontologies for Effective Use of Context in e-Learning Settings 

      Gasevic, Dragan; Jovanovic, Jelena; Knight, Colin; Richards, Griff (2008-02-28)
      This presentation will focus on an ontology-based framework aimed at explicit representation of context-specific metadata derived from the actual usage of learning objects and learning designs. The core part of the proposed ...
    • Open Access and Public Policy 

      Pannekoek, Frits (2012-10-26)
      Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the power of open access and the power of the new technologies to liberate and massify learning. Three reactions are worth pondering: those of the learning industries, those ...
    • Open Access Archives and Repositories 

      Schafer, Steve; Tin, Tony; Elliott, Colin (2009-10-23)
      Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
    • Open access archives and repositories 

      Schafer, Steve; Tin, Tony; Elliott, Colin (Open Access Week 2009, 2009)
      Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...


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