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TeleEducation driving the electronic highway: The New Brunswick model
(GLOSAS News, 1994)
The principal strength of the initiative in New Brunswick is the high degree of cooperation and collaboration in implementing projects among all sectors. The TeleEducation initiative is being used as a driver to promote ...
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 ...
Continuing Professional Education in a Rural Context: Does Interactive, Distance Education Meet the Need?
(International Journal of Continuing Education Practice, 1995)
This paper reports the results of an investigation into the use of interactive distance education to meet the need for continuing professional education. Using a mixed-method research design, the study evaluated students' ...
Distance Education Delivery Networks - Role in Community and Institutional Development
(Athabasca: Athabasca University, 1990)
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
TeleEducation NB and the Telecampus online course database: Building the learning industry in New Brunswick
(Commonwealth of Learning, 1999)
The TeleCampus online course database (http://database.telecampus.com) is a project of TeleEducation NB. It has implemented as a comprehensive online course database sponsored by Industry Canada, the World Bank, the ...