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Current Web-based training (WBT) is based on accumulated research and experience with strategies for improving learning and instruction, beginning in the early part of the twentieth century and continuing to the present. ...
Audiences and content for distance programming in remote Alberta workplaces.
Report on learning interests of Canadian Natural Resources employees at the Horizon site, Ft. McMurray, Alberta. Presentation is based on preliminary data collected to October 2007.
Learning communities in the oil sands, and in remote and rural Alberta.
This presentation updates information about the learning needs and interests of workers in remote work camps, as part of the Learning Communities Project. The presentation contains information gathered in the period ...
The Learning Communities Project: Bringing distance education to Alberta's remote work camps and rural areas.
This presentation adds more information about the learning interests of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. employees and contractors, working at the company Horizon site, north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Characteristics of interactive online media
This chapter describes technologies used to overcome distance in online learning. Online learning media are tools for cooperation, collaboration, and communication. These devices allow for provision of individual amounts ...
Post-Secondary Learning Priorities of Workers in an Oil Sands Camp in Northern Alberta
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 ...
The occurrence and character of stories and story-telling in a computer conference.
(Distance Education, 28(1), pp. 45 – 63. (Australian Journal.), 2007-03)
Abstract: Constructivist views of online interaction often refer to the power of stories and the role of story-telling in the sharing and construction of knowledge, and the creation of learning communities. No empirical ...
Final Report: ESPORT project evaluation.
This is the final report of the ESPORT project. Two interim reports were produced, in July 2005, and February 2006 (Fahy, 2005, 2006). A full description of the project’s origins and rationale, including an explanation ...
Research experience and agreement with selected ethics principles from Canada’s “Tri-Council Policy Statement – Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.”
(Journal of Distance Education, 2004-08)
An online survey was conducted of students, instructors, and researchers in distance education regarding principles for the ethical treatment of human research subjects. The study used an online questionnaire, based on ...
Planning for multimedia learning.
(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 ...