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The Development of Distance Education Systems in Turkey, the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia

Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Yasar Kondakci, Svenja Bedenlier, Uthman Alturki, Ahmed Aldraiweesh, Diana Püplichhuysen

Date of publication: 18.12.2015

Tags: distance eduation, open education


Massive Open Online Courses and Economic Sustainability

Tharindu R. Liyanagunawardena, Karsten O. Lundqvist, Shirley A. Williams

Date of publication: 16.12.2015

Tags: massive open online courses; MOOCs; return on investment; sustainability; business models


A Learning Analytics Methodology for Detecting Sentiment in Student Fora: A Case Study in Distance Education

Vasileios Kagklis, Anthi Karatrantou, Maria Tantoula, Chris T. Panagiotakopoulos, Vassilios S. Verykios

Date of publication: 11.12.2015

Tags: Social Network Analysis, Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics, Sentiment analysis


Who are the Open Learners? A Comparative Study Profiling non-Formal Users of Open Educational Resources

Robert Farrow, Beatriz de los Arcos, Rebecca Pitt, Martin Weller

Date of publication: 08.12.2015

Tags: OER, data, non-formal learning, Saylor, OpenLearn, iTunesU, MOOC


Emotions Experienced by Learners and their Development through Communication with the Tutor-Counsellor

Michail Kalogiannakis, Sotiris Touvlatzis

Date of publication: 08.12.2015

Tags: distance learning, learners' emotions, tutor-counsellor, collaboration, interaction, support


Attitudinal Factors Affecting Wiki Group Collaboration for English Writing

Chwen Jen Chen, Kee Man Chuah, Jimmy Tho, Chee Siong Teh

Date of publication: 06.10.2015

Tags: Wiki, Attitudinal factors, Collaborative learning, Pedagogical issues, Language learning


Research Trends in Turkish Distance Education: A Content Analysis of Dissertations, 1986-2014

Aras Bozkurt, Evrim Genc Kumtepe, Alper Tolga Kumtepe, Irem Erdem Aydin, Mujgan Bozkaya, Cengiz Hakan Aydin

Date of publication: 06.10.2015

Tags: Turkish distance education, open and distance learning, research trends, dissertations, content analysis


EURODL thanks to the referees who have contributed to the evaluation process.

  • Eric Addae-Kyeremeh, The Open University, United Kingdom
  • Diana Andone, Politechnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Federico Borges, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
  • Lynn Farquhar, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
  • Carl Holmberg, Senior Adviser, ICDE, Sweden
  • Aniko Kalman, Budapest University of Technology and Economics Institute of Applied Pedagogy and Psychology, Hungary
  • Jack Koumi, University of the Philippines Open University, The Philippines
  • Kay Mac Keogh, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Liz Marr, The Open University, United Kingdom
  • Anna Mavroudi, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Bill McNeill, Independent Consultant, Ireland
  • Jennifer O'Rourke, Independent ODEL consultant, Canada
  • Tuğba Öztürk, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Alda Pereira, Universidade Aberta, Portugal
  • Timothy Read, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Spain
  • Andras Szucs, European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), Hungary
  • Wim  Van Petegem, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Freda Wolfenden, The Open University , United Kingdom
  • Andrew Youde, University of Huddersfield, England
  • Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany
  • Britta Zawada, University of South Africa, Republic of South Africa



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