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    • Patterns of Interaction in a Computer Conference Transcript 

      Fahy, Patrick J.; Crawford, Gail; Ally, Mohamed (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2001-07)
      An analysis of the interaction patterns in an online conference from a distance education graduate course was conducted, using an approach that focused on the transcript's interactional and structural features. A new tool ...
    • Perception and Prejudice in Oral Communication 

      Bainbridge, Susan B. (TESOL Arabia, 2010)
      Successful teachers of English as a Foreign Language understand the power of their 'classroom talk'. They recognize and understand the prejudices that they bring into the classroom and use accommodative processes that ...
    • Perceptions Of An Impending High Speed, Broadband Network: Anticipation And Anxiety Among K-12 Teachers, Technical Support Personnel, And Administrators 

      Anderson, Terry; Poscente, Krista; Rourke, Liam (Journal of Applied Educational Technology, 2006)
      The purpose of this study was to solicit educators’ perceptions of a high speed, broadband network being built in the Canadian province of Alberta, the Alberta SuperNet. We interviewed eight administrators, teachers, and ...
    • Perceptions on the Ground: Principals’ Perception of Government Interventions in High-Speed Educational Networking 

      Anderson, Terry; Christiansen, Jo-An S. (Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education, 2006)
      The Alberta SuperNet was built to bring broadband connectivity to every school, hospital, library and provincial government office in Alberta (a large province in Canada with an area of 255,285 square miles). The supposed ...
    • The Personalized System of Instruction: Review and Applications to Distance Education 

      Grant, Lyle; Spencer, Bob (International Review Research in Distance and Open Learning, 2003)
      The present paper (a) outlines the basic features of the Personalized System of Instruction (PSI); (b) provides a brief history of PSI; and (c) describes the application of PSI to distance education. Some common misconceptions ...
    • Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice 

      McGreal, Rory; Kinutha, Wanjira; Marshall, Stewart (COL, Athabasca University, 2013-05)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) – that is, teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free to others to use, revise and share – offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of ...
    • Planning for multimedia learning. 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (Indira Gandhi National Open University., 2005-06)
      Effective uses of multimedia in open and distance learning (ODL) depend upon various factors, some intrinsic to the media themselves, and others related to the differing pedagogic tasks and organizational environments into ...
    • Post-Secondary Learning Priorities of Workers in an Oil Sands Camp in Northern Alberta 

      Fahy, Patrick J.; Steel, Nancy (2008-05-27)
      This paper reports results to date of a three-year project by Athabasca University, intended to determine the education and training needs and interests of employees in a work camp in northern Alberta’s oil sands. (Future ...
    • Poučavanje u kontekstu online 

      Anderson, Terry (EduPoint, 2006-09)
      U ovom ćemo se tekstu usredotočiti na ulogu nastavnika ili tutora u kontekstu online učenja. Koristit ćemo teoretski model koji su razvili Garrison, Anderson i Archer (2000.) prema kojemu stvaranje učinkovite online ...
    • Practical Issues in Mobile Education 

      Koole, Marguerite (Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technology in Education - (WMTE'06), 2006-11)
      Practitioners interested in integrating mobile technology effectively into distance learning programs need to consider both the benefits and limitations of such devices. This paper outlines some major limitations of mobile ...
    • Practice guided by research in providing effective student support services 

      Anderson, Terry (Oldenburg: Bibliotheks-und Informationassystem der Universaitat Oldenburg, 2004)
    • Preface to Online Education Using Learning Objects 

      McGreal, Rory (Routledge/Falmer, 2004)
      This is the preface to an edited book on learning objects. A practical definition of learning object is proposed. They can be defined as any reusable digital resource that is encapsulated in a lesson or assemblage of lessons ...
    • A primer on metadata for learning objects: Fostering an interoperable environment 

      McGreal, Rory; Roberts, Toni (Elearning Magazine, 2001)
      As course developers gain experience and as the number of online courses grows, the importance and necessity of metadata standards becomes more apparent. The cost of developing interactive multimedia lessons is prohibitive. ...
    • Problem Formulation and Resolution in Online Problem-Based Learning 

      Kenny, Richard F.; Bullen, Mark; Loftus, Jay (International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning, 2006)
      This paper discusses an exploratory study to investigate the existence, and nature, of student problem formulation and resolution processes in an undergraduate online Problem-Based Learning (PBL) course in Agricultural ...
    • Problems and Little Victories in Transcript Analysis 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (2008-02-27)
      Transcript analysis requires researchers to recognize the value of CMC transcripts as a way of understanding the psychosocial dynamics of groups, and in the process to address issues of validity, ethics, and practice. This ...
    • (Re)-conceptualizing design approaches for mobile language learning 

      Hoven, Debra; Palalas, Agnieszka (CALICO Journal, 2011-05)
      An exploratory study conducted at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada between 2007 and 2009 investigated language learning with mobile devices as an approach to augmenting ESP learning by taking learning outside the ...
    • Reflecting on CALL Effectiveness: Conditions & Implications 

      Hoven, Debra (Proceedings of TEDI Conference ‘Effective courses/Effective teaching at university: Reflection on practice/ Practice for reflection’ 1-2nd November 1999, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 1999)
      This paper outlines the preliminary findings of an evaluation of learner use of software tools in a multimedia software package for teaching Indonesian listening comprehension and culture. This software package was introduced ...
    • Report on the assessment and accreditation of Learners using OER 

      Conrad, Dianne; Mackintosh, Wayne; McGreal, Rory; Murphy, Angela; Witthaus, Gabi (2013-09-17)
      This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners, with particular attention to the OER University (OERu) ...
    • Report on the Assessment and Accreditation of Learners using OER 

      Conrad, Dianne; Mackintosh, Wayne; McGreal, Rory; Murphy, Angela; Witthaus, Gabi (COL, 2013-07)
      This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners, with particular attention to the OER University (OERu) ...
    • Report on UNESCO/COL Workshop New York June 18 - 19 2011 

      D'Antoni, Susan; McGreal, Rory; Mulder, Fred; Rikers, Jos (2011-07-17)
      A description of a UNESCO Chair meeting of participants outlining the presentations and recording the goals and meeting outcomes.

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