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Online Teaching in International Contexts: Towards a Sociocultural Perspective of Teaching Presence
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 ...
WikiEducator: A return to the traditions of the academy?
The Open Education Resource (OER) movement shows considerable potential to reduce cost, improve quality and widen access to educational opportunities. Facilitated by the power of social software in a connected world as ...
The Effective Use of Synchronous Classes within an Online Graduate Program: Building upon an Interdependent System
In this presentation, Janet Groen, Janet Tworek, and Maria Soos-Gonczol will discuss the implementation of effective synchronous voice communication sessions within a graduate level university program in education from the ...
Emotion, Learning and the Online Learning Environment
In spite of evidence that more and more students are engaging in online learning experiences (Alan & Seaman, 2006), clarity about the transition to a new learning environment is still at arm’s length (Cleveland-Innes, ...