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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 36, No. 4 (1991) pp. 19–21
Peer networking, a shared learning activity in which people and ideas are linked in a mutually supportive environment, can allow the sharing of information and expertise, link people who share common interests, test new concepts, verify new ideas,...
Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (1988) pp. 84–94
Describes factors involved in designing print support materials for computer-based instruction (CBI) or independent learning. Basic principles of effective instructional design based on principles promoted by Gagne and Briggs are discussed, and a...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 42, No. 1 (1997) pp. 35–40
Provides information for educational technologists who are considering work as consultants in developing countries. Discusses cultural, societal, and political differences; issues of personnel, funding, and power and telecommunications systems; and...
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Vol. 17, No. 2 (1988) pp. 95–105
Discusses actual costs for developing independent study print courses for use in learning centers or for distance delivery, and presents a resource allocation guideline based on figures from Grant MacEwan Community College (Alberta). Topics...
Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 12 (1988) pp. 12–17
Discussion of course development teams for independent study materials focuses on a model developed at Grant MacEwan Community College (Alberta, Canada) for course team composition and operation. Highlights include advantages and disadvantages of...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr 02, 2012) pp. 181–220
Open educational resources (OERs) have the potential to reduce costs, improve quality, and increase access to educational opportunities. OER development and deployment is one path that could contribute to achieving education for all. This article...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 04, 2011) pp. 85–91
This brief case study provides a pithy introduction to Uganda and outlines key factors that affect the implementation of distance education in the nation: poor infrastructure, the high cost of an education, an outdated curriculum, inadequate...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 23, 2009)
This article explores a number of challenges faced by e-learning or distance educators in developing and emerging countries, provides a context for many of the challenges, and outlines some measures devised to overcome them. These educators must...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (Aug 21, 2009)
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1239–1240
Postsecondary Institutions (PSI)s in Alberta, Canada are exploring ways to promote the development of educational technology for on-campus, multi-campus and distance delivery of instruction. It became apparent that professional development was the...