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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 ...
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 ...
Student learning style and asynchronous computer-mediated conferencing.
(American Journal of Distance Education, 2005-01)
Abstract: This paper describes a study of the relationship between learning style, as measured by the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, and online communication behavior, as measured by analysis of transcripts of CMC ...
Two methods for assessing critical thinking in computer-mediated communications (CMC) transcripts.
(International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning., 2005-03)
Abstract: Critical thinking, though critical in education, is especially difficult to detect in online learning and teaching based on computer-mediated communication (CMC). As a latent construct, critical thinking must ...
Essential Skills Computerized Occupational Readiness Training (ESCORT) Demonstration Project, Canada.
(Idea Group., 2006-08)
ABSTRACT: This chapter describes the purpose, processes, and effects of an e-learning employment readiness system, ESPORT, currently being pilot tested in Canada. The Essential Skills Portfolio (ESPORT) system is a ...
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 ...
Online and face-to-face group interaction processes compared using Bales’ Interaction Process Analysis (IPA).
(European Journal of Open, Distance, and E-learning., 2006)
Investigating Triggers in CMC Text Transcripts
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2003-10)
(John Wiley and Sons, 2008)
Current Web-based training (WBT) is based upon accumulated research and experience with strategies for improving learning and instruction, beginning in the early part of the 20th century and continuing to the present. Use ...
Problems and Little Victories in Transcript Analysis
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 ...