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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 ...
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 ...
Teaching biology at-a-distance: dealing with the living. Partners in Learning
(Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, 1998-05)
Athabasca University’s achievements in science education
(Partners in Learning, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, 1998-05)
Remote Access to Instrumental Analysis for Distance Education in Science
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2005-11-01)
Remote access to experiments offers distance educators another tool to integrate a strong laboratory component within a science course. Since virtually all modern chemical instrumental analysis in industry now use devices ...