Search results for author:"Dimitris Vergidis"
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Student Dropout at the Hellenic Open University: Evaluation of the Graduate Program, "Studies in Education"
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 3, No. 2 (Oct 01, 2002)
This study traces the root causes of dropout rates in one post-graduate course “Studies in Education,” offered by the Hellenic Open University (HOU). From our research findings, it was found that the main cause of dropping out stem from a...
Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2011) pp. 89–102
This paper presents a genre-based conceptual framework for designing content forlearning objects. Some content aggregation models are reviewed in order to stress the lack of suchan approach. In this framework, learning objects are considered as...
A Contribution to the Hellenic Open University: Evaluation of the pedagogical practices and the use of ICT on distance education
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun 30, 2008)
This study examines a) the methods used to structure the pedagogy necessary to underpin distance education delivery used by the Hellenic Open University (HOU); b) the adoption of pedagogical and epistemological conceptual systems HOU uses for the...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (Aug 01, 2004)
This paper reports the results of a survey conducted to examine the root causes leading to student dropout at a Greek distance education university. Data was gathered from two different courses – an undergraduate course leading to a Bachelors degree ...