Recent Submissions

  • The Web of Identity: Selfhood and Belonging in Online Learning Networks 

    Koole, Marguerite (Seventh International Conference on Networked Learning 2010, 2010-05)
    In this paper, the reflexive relationship between social interaction and understanding of self in online learning networks is examined. In keeping with constructionism, we acknowledge the significance of social interaction ...
  • Mobile Learning in Distance Education: Utility or Futility 

    Koole, Marguerite; Letkeman McQuilkin, Janice; Ally, Mohamed (Journal of Distance Education, 2010)
    Can mobile technology improve flexibility and quality of interaction for graduate students in distance programs? This paper reports the results of an innovative study exploring the usability, learning, and social interaction ...
  • A Model for Framing Mobile Learning 

    Koole, Marguerite (AU Press, 2009-03)
    The Framework for the Rational Analysis of Mobile Education (FRAME) model describes mobile learning as a process resulting from the convergence of mobile technologies, human learning capacities, and social interaction. It ...
  • A Methodology for Developing Learning Objects for Web Course Delivery 

    Stauffer, Karen; Lin, Fuhua (Oscar); Koole, Marguerite (IGI Publishing, 2008-07)
    This paper presents a methodology for developing learning objects for Web-based courses using the IMS LD (Learning Design) specification. We first investigated the IMS LD specification, determining how to use it with ...
  • Using Mobile Learning to Enhance the Quality of Nursing Practice Education 

    Park, Caroline L.; Kenny, Richard F.; Van Neste-Kenny, Jocelyne M.C.; Burton, Pamela A. (2007-10-18)
    The purpose of this paper is to review the research literature pertaining to the use of mobile devices in Nursing Education and assess the potential of mobile learning (m-learning) for Nursing practice education experiences ...
  • Practical Issues in Mobile Education 

    Koole, Marguerite (Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technology in Education - (WMTE'06), 2006-11)
    Practitioners interested in integrating mobile technology effectively into distance learning programs need to consider both the benefits and limitations of such devices. This paper outlines some major limitations of mobile ...
  • Framework for the Rational Analysis of Mobile Education (FRAME) Model: Revising the ABCs of Educational Practices 

    Koole, Marguerite; Ally, Mohamed (Networking, International Conference on Systems and International Conference on Mobile Communications and Learning Technologies, 2006. ICN/ICONS/MCL 2006. International Conference on, 2006-04-23)
    The Framework for the Rational Analysis of Mobile Education (FRAME) model was originally developed as a basis for assessing the effectiveness of mobile devices for distance learning [1]. The FRAME model is the first ...
  • Revisiting methodological issues in transcript analysis: Negotiated coding and reliability 

    Garrison, D. Randy; Cleveland-Innes, Martha; Koole, Marguerite; Kappelman, James (The Internet and Higher Education, 2006-02-28)
    Transcript analysis is an important methodology to study asynchronous online educational discourse. The purpose of this study is to revisit reliability and validity issues associated with transcript analysis. The goal is ...
  • The Framework for the Rational Analysis of Mobile Education (Frame) Model: An Evaluation of Mobile Devices for Distance Education 

    Koole, Marguerite (2006-05-18)
    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 ...

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