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Factors Affecting Students’ Preferences for Online and Blended Learning: Motivational vs. Cognitive

Sinan Keskin, Halil Yurdugül

Date of publication: 18.07.2019

TAGs: Online learning, blended learning, mode of teaching and learning delivery, e­learning readiness, cognitive strategies, learner motivation, optimal scaling


Developing a New Generation MOOC (ngMOOC): A Design-Based Implementation Research Project with Cognitive Architecture and Student Feedback in Mind

Geoff Woolcott, Carolyn Seton, Raina Mason, Ouhao Chen, Warren Lake, Christos Markopoulos, William Boyd

Date of publication: 18.03.2019

TAGs: massive open online course (MOOC), design-based implementation research (DBIR), online learning, cognitive load theory, point-of-contact feedback


Scalability of Learners’ Success Rates in e-Learning: A Survey Study of the Learners’ Perspectives

Ezra K. Maritim, Daniel Makini Getuno

Date of publication: 23.01.2018

TAGs: Open and distance learning, online learning, scalability, e-learning, success rate, support elements


Open Badges: A systematic Review of Peer-Reviewed Published Literature (2011-2015)

Tharindu R. Liyanagunawardena, Sandra Scalzavara, Shirley A. Williams

Date of publication: 08.09.2017

TAGs: open badges; online learning; digital badges; badges


Dropout in an Online Training for Trainee Teachers

Klaus D. Stiller, Regine Bachmaier

Date of publication: 28.04.2017

TAGs: dropout, online learning, adult learning, trainee teachers, learner characteristics


Examining Learners’ Interaction in an Open Online Course through the Community of Inquiry Framework

Mohsen Saadatmand, Lars Uhlin, Maria Hedberg, Lotta Åbjörnsson, Maria Kvarnström

Date of publication: 23.02.2017

TAGs: online learning; community of inquiry; presence, learner interaction; open networked learning; open online course


Emerging Evidence Regarding the Roles of Emotional, Behavioural, and Cognitive Aspects of Student Engagement in the Online Classroom

Alexandra Pentaraki, Gary J. Burkholder

Date of publication: 10.02.2017

TAGs: online learning, emotions, cognition, behaviour, student engagement, higher education


Tutor Emotional Competences Valued by Learners in a Blended Learning Context

Andrew Youde

Date of publication: 07.11.2016

TAGs: emotional competences, blended learning, online learning, tutor competences, tutor skills


Open and Distance Learning: Cultural Practices in Nepal

Shesha Kanta Pangeni

Date of publication: 11.07.2016

TAGs: open and distance learning, online learning, web 2.0 technology, e-learning, Nepali education culture, flexible learning


MOOCs as a Method of Distance Education in the Arab World – A Review Paper

Raniah Samir Adham, Karsten Oster Lundqvist

Date of publication: 22.06.2015

TAGs: Online learning, MOOC, Massive Open Online Course, background, the Arab world, aspects of MOOCs


Developing Critical Perspectives on Technology in Education: A Tool for MOOC Evaluation

Antonella Poce

Date of publication: 26.05.2015

TAGs: Online learning, MOOCs, Evaluation, Critical thinking, Lifelong Learning


Online Full-Time Faculty's Perceptions of Ideal Evaluation Processes

Meredith DeCosta, Emily Bergquist, Rick Holbeck, Scott Greenberger, Courtney McGinnis, Kevin Reidhead

Date of publication: 29.12.2014

TAGs: online learning, evaluation, online faculty, faculty evaluation, content analysis, full-time faculty


Accreditation of MOOCs

David Pundak, Nissim Sabag, Elena Trotskovsky

Date of publication: 05.11.2014

TAGs: MOOC, accreditation, evaluation, online learning, higher education


The Temporal Perspective in Higher Education Learners: Comparisons between Online and Onsite Learning

Margarida Romero, Mireia Usart

Date of publication: 04.06.2014

TAGs: Online learning, Distance education, Lifelong Learning, Temporal Perspectives, Drop out, Higher Education


The Intersection of Dialogue and Low Transactional Distance: Considerations for Higher Education

Lynn Farquhar

Date of publication: 19.09.2013

TAGs: transactional distance, distance education, online learning


Effectiveness of Personalised Learning Paths on Students Learning Experiences in an e-Learning Environment

Mohammad Issack Santally, Alain Senteni

Date of publication: 21.03.2013

TAGs: Personalisation, Learning Objects, Learning Styles, Online Learning, Adaptation, Multimedia Learning, VAK Instrument


Local Support for Online Learners with Possible Learning Disabilities

Torstein Rekkedal

Date of publication: 11.12.2012

TAGs: disadvantaged learners, students support, online learning, completion rates, interview study


Emotive Vocabulary in MOOCs: Context & Participant Retention

Apostolos Koutropoulos, Michael Sean Gallagher, Sean C. Abajian, Inge de Waard, Rebecca Joanne Hogue, Nilgün Özdamar Keskin, C. Osvaldo Rodriguez

Date of publication: 10.05.2012

TAGs: MOOC, online learning, participation, emotional language, affective factors, narrative inquiry


Learner Generated Content: Quality Criteria in online Collaborative Learning

Maria Pérez-Mateo, Marcelo F. Maina, Montse Guitert, Marc Romero

Date of publication: 20.12.2011

TAGs: Learner Generated Content; quality criteria; Collaborative learning; wiki; online learning


Online Support for Online Graduate Students: Fostering Student Development through Web-based Discussion and Support

Martha Cleveland-Innes, Sarah Gauvreau

Date of publication: 10.10.2011

TAGs: online learning, graduate study, student support, role-identity


Local support for online learners with possible learning disabilities

Torstein Rekkedal

Date of publication: 22.06.2011

TAGs: disadvantaged learners, students support, online learning, completion rates, interview study


Key Influencing Factors Behind Moodle Adoption in Irish Small to Medium Sized Higher Education Colleges

David Walker, Lelia Livadas, Dr. Gail Miles

Date of publication: 22.03.2011

TAGs: Online learning, Open Source Software, Course Management Systems adoption, Moodle, Higher Education


Activity design in online professional development for university staff

Janet Macdonald, Anne Campbell

Date of publication: 09.03.2010

TAGs: Activity design, distance tutors, online learning, professional development, engagement


The role of campus-sessions and face-to-face meetings in distance education

Sólveig Jakobsdóttir

Date of publication: 02.12.2008

TAGs: DE, face-to-face meetings, online learning, blended learning, teacher education, access


Gender, Intrasexual Competition, and Online Learning

Maryanne Fisher, Anthony Cox, Melissa Gray

Date of publication: 24.06.2008

TAGs: Online Learning, Gender Differences, Intrasexual Competition


Designing online learning assessment through alternative approaches: facing the concerns

Dr. Joan Mateo, Prof. Albert Sangrà

Date of publication: 21.12.2007

TAGs: Assessment, online learning, distance education, alternative approaches to assessment


Website Usage in a Computer Science Course given in a Distance Learning Environment

Tamar Benaya, Ela Zur

Date of publication: 19.04.2007

TAGs: Distance education, online learning, course website, online student participation, discussion group


Exploring the mechanisms for assuring quality of e-learning courses in UK higher education institutions

Magdalena Jara, Harvey Mellar

Date of publication: 10.03.2007

TAGs: Quality assurance, e-learning, online learning, quality enhancement, higher education, institutional management of quality


Online and Virtual Schooling in Europe

Glenn Russell

Date of publication: 03.04.2006

TAGs: interactive computer learning, virtual schools, online learning, e-learning


Evaluation of an Online Student Induction and Support Package for Online Learners

Catherine M O'Donnell, Deborah J Sloan and Clive W Mulholland

Date of publication: 04.01.2006

TAGs: Online learning, online teaching, online student induction, online student support


E-learning measurement of the learning differences between traditional lessons and online lessons

Giuseppe Favretto, Giovanna Caramia and Matteo Guardini

Date of publication: 31.08.2005

TAGs: E-learning, online learning, classroom students, pedagogy, student performance


A Quality Framework for Producing Clinically Competent Nurses Through Distance Education

Judith Hurst and Dr Susannah Quinsee

Date of publication: 15.11.2004

TAGs: Online learning, distance learning, quality, nurse education, higher education


Issues of Interface

Karen Swan

Date of publication: 02.06.2004

TAGs: online learning, interactions, interface issues




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