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The Use of Whiteboards in Synchronous Online Drop-In Tutorials in Distance Delivered Courses
Online whiteboard technology has seen limited application in the practice of distance education. This technology is particularly suited to disciplines that are communicated and taught visually and symbolically, which ...
The Personal Research Portal: The Virtual Faculty or the Net behind the Classroom
In this presentation, Ismael Peña-López expands on his previous research into personal research portals to propose ways in which educators may use web 2.0 tools to build themselves a place on the net - a personal research ...
Tools for Analysis of Research Data Collected from Wikis and Blogs
In recent years we have seen an increase in the number of social software, such as wikis and blogs, and their use. However, research communities who wished to experiment with social software as tools for data collection ...
EduBlogs as Metaphor
This presentation will discuss a number of recent case studies, contrast examples of private and public edublogs, and explore issues such as learner and instructor roles and responsibilities, learner choices, ethical ...
Community of Inquiry Framework: Validation and Instrument Development
Since its publication in The Internet and Higher Education, Garrison, Anderson, and Archer’s (2000) Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework has generated substantial interest among online learning researchers. This presentation ...
Problems and Little Victories in Transcript Analysis
While computer-mediated communications (CMC) is increasingly common in online teaching, research intended to show how CMC works, and what makes it effective, has been plagued by some persistent problems. These include ...