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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)
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" ...
Post-Secondary Students Enjoy and Need Distance Education Nutrition Course
(Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2004-10-03)
A Preliminary Report On An Environmental Health Program By Home Study
(Environmental Health Review, 1986-12)
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)