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Kurume Shin-Ai Women's College
The Interactions between Personality and Cultural Differences among Learners in Global Distance Education
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2000) pp. 41–62
Computer-mediated communication now allows asynchronousmultistreaming from distance education providers to students around the world. Multistreaming in its most simple form is through the online tutor to each student individually. However, if...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 59–81
Discusses the need to initiate intrinsic motivation in Japanese students in online higher education. Presents an overview of the online education process with constructivist learning theory, including various learning interactions; and describes sub-...
Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 6, No. 1 pp. 15–26
The effectiveness of distance education can be evaluated at the institutional level in terms of retention, and certification. At the student level, effectiveness can be evaluated in terms of skills mastered, increased salary awarded and new...
Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (2003) pp. 46–59
In online learning, student support systems are becoming more important as the basis for course design. In previous years, support had been considered as a supplement to resources given to pre-designed courses. The focus has now shifted since course ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 4 (2003) pp. 39–45
This Paper presents an investigation into the utilization, by non-participating students in group learning activities, of vicarious interaction and the compensatory effectiveness of this type of interaction for learning. A total of five student...
Open Praxis Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan 14, 2013) pp. 59–65
This paper explores and presents new data on how to improve open access in distance education through using prior learning assessments. Broadly there are three types of prior learning assessment (PLAR): Type-1 for prospective students to be allowed...