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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan 01, 1986)
While not everyone shares the same perception of what educational technology is, the past two decades have witnessed the implementation of many technological and educational changes which have been to some degree stimulated by educational...
Topics: Educational Technology
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2012) pp. 421–428
This article presents an interview with Sir John Daniel outgoing President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning. Sir John Daniel's term as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) ended on May 31, 2012. Readers...
Distance Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (August 2007) pp. 133–147
This article was originally presented as a position paper at the Symposium on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Social Development held in Jakarta by the ASEAN Foundation Collaboratory (May 2006). Its main premise is that, while...
Distance Education Vol. 35, No. 3 (2014) pp. 400–409
Just as genes propagate themselves in the gene pool by leaping from body to body, so memes (ideas, behaviours, and actions) transmit cultural ideas or practices from one mind to another through writing, speech, or other imitable phenomena. This...
Open Learning Vol. 22, No. 3 (November 2007) pp. 235–250
Open and distance learning (ODL) is enjoying phenomenal growth in Asian higher education, new forms of provision are being developed, new institutions are being established and there is a surge in online export and import. However, there is still...
Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (1992) pp. 118–30
Describes LIVE-NET, a compressed videoconferencing network in Australia that was used for continuing education sessions for nurses in rural areas. Results of a survey that evaluated physical presentation, instructional presentation, and interactive...
Open Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (1994) pp. 18–26
Describes Open Learning Australia (OLA), a national program that was developed to widen and facilitate access to undergraduate education by providing open admission. Highlights include other Australian distance education programs; services provided...
Staff Development Needs and Provision in Commonwealth Countries: Findings from a Commonwealth of Learning Training Impact Study
Distance Education Vol. 25, No. 2 (Oct 01, 2004) pp. 159–173
The mission of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) to provide staff development in open and distance education within the Commonwealth countries is noted. The paper then draws upon selected findings from the COL Training Impact Study (a study of 114...
Open Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (1999) pp. 3–13
Describes an open learning initiative in China called the Higher Education Examinations Self-Taught Learning (HEESTL) that relies on autonomous learning, student motivation, and students' ability to seek out additional needed support to take the...
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British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 6–18
The paper proposes a model for e-education in instruction, training, initiation and induction based upon the concept of extended teaching spaces involving execution, facilitation and liberation, and extended learning spaces used for acquisition,...
Computers & Education Vol. 122, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 136–152
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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006)
The following article discusses the worldwide need for professional development in university teaching and the kinds of initiative that are being introduced in some countries. It examines the case for adopting such measures in the Turkish higher...
Distance Education Vol. 28, No. 3 (November 2007) pp. 335–350
Turkey's Anadolu University is one of the world's largest mega-universities. It is engaged in strategic planning in response to changes in the expectations of the Turkish Higher Education Council and the community at large. In re-examining its...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (Aug 28, 2013)
Despite continuous efforts to increase retention, dropout rates are high in distance universities. The objectives of this study were: 1) to investigate the extent and causes of non re-enrollment at a mega university, Korea National Open University;...
Are We There Yet? A Progress Report from Three Turkish University Pioneers in Distance Education and E-Learning
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (Apr 02, 2009)
The international literature provides little in-depth analysis of distance education and e-learning activities, achievements, and challenges in Turkish higher education other than the country’s mega-university, Anadolu. This paper examines the...
Open Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (November 2006) pp. 221–235
Anadolu University in Turkey is one of the world's largest and least known mega-universities. Well over one million students in Turkey, the European Union and Northern Cyprus are enrolled in its Open Education System and yet few accounts of this...