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Engagement with Robots: Building a Social, Self-paced, Online Robotics Course
Richard Huntrods; Jon Dron
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 365–372
This paper reports on the design and implementation of a successful self-paced undergraduate course in robotics, delivered fully online, designed to maximize student freedom as well as social interaction Self-paced courses are free of the scheduling ...
Topics: Instructional Design, Content Development, Implementation Examples & Issues
Supporting peer interactions in a MOOC: Utilizing social networking tools to personalize learning
Nathaniel Ostashewski; Jon Dron; Jennifer Howell
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 833–845
This paper reports on the utilization of an online community networking platform designed to deliver a MOOC. A customized Elgg social software platform, implemented as the Curtin Learning Commons, was developed with social networking tools organized ...
Topics: Instructional Design, Tools & Systems, Implementation Examples & Issues
E-learning and the building habits of termites
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 14, No. 4 (October 2005) pp. 321–342
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Transactional distance theory predicts an inverse relationship between dialogue and structure in an educational transaction. It is a powerful theory, but it is inherently fuzzy in formulation and may have ...
Topics: collaborative learning, online learning, web-based learning, Instructional Design, design, Educational Technology, eLearning, Distributed learning, intelligent tutoring systems, learning theory