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Affect as a Presence in the Community of Inquiry Model
This interpretive approach to a mixed-method study examines the likelihood that an awareness of the role of emotion as presented by Damasio and LeDoux enhances individual student participation in computer-mediated conferencing. ...
The Effect of Group Interaction, Study Schedule, Tutor Support and Student Attributes on Persistence and Achievement in Distance Education
The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of high non-completion rates of students enrolled in undergraduate distance education courses. Attrition rates had always been an issue for educational institutions ...
The Framework for the Rational Analysis of Mobile Education (Frame) Model: An Evaluation of Mobile Devices for Distance Education
Mobile technology is a new and promising area of research in distance education. Currently, there are few if any descriptive models of mobile learning that can be used to develop appropriate pedagogical practices. This ...
Application of Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf to Adult Literacy Instruction in the Hearing Community
Illiteracy remains a serious problem in Canada with a significant proportion of the adult population still unable to read and write. Illiteracy is a particularly serious problem in rural areas because a variety of factors ...
Environmental Literacy and Distance Learning: A Window to the Future of Education in Ontario
Increasingly, scholars claim that formal education fails to provide for either the current or future needs of our society and, because of this, the field of education finds itself is at a crossroads. During the last two ...
Perceptions of E-Learning Utility-Towards a Canadian Forces Strategy
This qualitative research examines the perceptions of e-learning stakeholders within the Canadian Department of Defence and makes strategy recommendations that may support e-learning adoption. A review of the literature ...