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Photos of remote labs and DE student.
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 ...
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)
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" ...
Three generations of distance education pedagogy
This paper defines and examines three generations of distance education pedagogy. Unlike earlier classifications of distance education based on the technology used, this analysis focuses on the pedagogy that defines ...
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)
Teaching science at-a-distance: What is so difficult?
(Partners in Learning, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, 1998-05)