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Photos of remote labs and DE student.
Laboratory work in distance education
(Distance Education, 1982)
A major concern in distance education is how to overcome the problems associated with laboratory components of courses. In this paper we review the general importance of laboratory work for students, summarise the ...
Postmortem on a Distance Education Course: Successes and Failures
(American Journal of Distance Education, 1992)
Athabasca University (AU) is an open university committed to delivering courses via distance education technology. In 1973, AU started work on "World Ecology: The Scientific Context" as its first home study course. This ...
Home lab activities for introductory biology delivered at-a-distance
(Tested studies for laboratory teaching, 1998)
A Preliminary Report On An Environmental Health Program By Home Study
(Environmental Health Review, 1986-12)
Post-Secondary Students Enjoy and Need Distance Education Nutrition Course
(Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2004-10-03)
Designing the Undesignable: Social Software and Control
In this presentation, Dr. Jon Dron will discuss his recently published article, “Designing the undesignable: Social Software and Control”. In this article, Dr Dron states that social software, such as blogs, wikis, tagging ...
Seeking the Recipe for Success in Distance Education: Lessons from a Nutrition Course
There is much debate as to how best to exploit the potential of the internet when designing distance education (DE) courses; the "formula for success" is still to be determined. In this Darwinian struggle for "market share" ...
Using home-laboratory kits to teach general chemistry
(Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 2007-06-08)
University-level chemistry courses that contain a substantial laboratory component have always been a challenge to deliver effectively through distance education. One potential solution is to enable students to carry out ...
Student and Faculty Outcomes of Undergraduate Science Research Projects by Geographically Dispersed Students
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Education, 2013-12)
Senior undergraduate research projects are important components of most undergraduate science degrees. The delivery of such projects in a distance education format is challenging. Athabasca University (AU) science project ...