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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" ...
Photos of remote labs and DE student.
Home lab activities for introductory biology delivered at-a-distance
(Tested studies for laboratory teaching, 1998)
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 ...
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 ...
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)
Using home-laboratory kits to teach general chemistry
(Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 2007)
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 ...