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Using Constructivism in Technology-Mediated Learning: Constructing Order out of the Chaos in the Literature
(Radical Pedagogy, 1999)
There are a variety of epistemological positions underlying constructivism learning theory in the literature. The purpose of this paper is to identify and categorize the positions of constructivism learning theories, ...
Online Social Interchange, Discord, and Knowledge Construction
(Journal of Distance Education, 1998)
Online forums provide potential for new forms of collaborative work, study, and community that reduce barriers of time and distance. Yet the types of interaction and means by which individuals create new knowledge in ...
On-Line Forums: New Platforms for Professional Development and Group Collaboration
This study evaluated the output, level of participation and perceptions of effectiveness and value among participants in a virtual forum. Twenty-three experts in the field of adult education and community development ...
Adopting Disruptive Technologies In Traditional Universities: Continuing Education As An Incubator For Innovation.
(Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, 1999)
The Virtual Conference: Extending Professional Education in Cyberspace
(International Jl. of Educational Telecommunications, 1996)
This paper describes the use of Internet based tools to support professional interaction and education in a format known as the virtual conference. The paper discusses characteristics of the virtual conference and ...
Transactional Issues in Distance Education: The Impact of Design in Audioteleconferencing
(American Journal of Distance Education, 1995)
This paper reports the results of a study of student perceptions of learning via audioconferencing in university-level courses delivered at a distance. Field observations, interviews, and a focus group were used to ...
Avoiding the Industrialization of Research Universities: Big and Little Distance Education
(American Journal of Distance Education, 1999)
The pressure to increase access to higher education while reducing costs raises serious questions with regard to the purpose and goals of the traditional research-intensive university. Moreover, there is considerable ...
International Computer Conferencing for Professional Development: The Bangkok Project
(American Journal of Distance Education, 1993)
The Bangkok Project, which recently linked educational computer networks world wide, was a successful application of the new international electronic mail and computer conferencing networks to support professional development ...
Contact North: linking community learners and educational institutions
(Open Learning, 1991)
Adoption and Use of a Computer-Mediated Communication System by Contact North Site Coordinators
(Journal of Distance Education, 1991)
This paper describes some of the factors underlying successful use of the CoSy computer-mediated communication system in the Ontario Govern-ment's Contact North/Contact Nord Distance Education Project by 11 women who, in ...