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Self-Directed and Distance Learning: Facilitating Self-Directed Learning beyond the Instititutional Setting
International Journal of Lifelong Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (1987) pp. 309–18
Analyzes the concept of self-directed learning, focusing on the facilitation of self-directed learning in the noninstitutional setting. Clarifies self-directed learning and follows with an outline and discussion of the ability of distance education...
Open Learning Vol. 12, No. 2 (1997) pp. 3–11
Contrasts the dominant view of distance education as mass production and independent study (industrial model) with an emerging view incorporating interactive communications technology and personalized and collaborative learning (postindustrial model)...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (1987) pp. 3–15
Discussion of learner control in the educational process focuses on adult distance education. Independence, power, and support are described as the three components of control of the learning process, and the concept of control as it relates to the...
This paper describes an audio teleconferencing system enhanced with a microcomputer-based telewriting system and examines its application in the delivery of university courses in statistics, microcomputer applications in special education, nursing...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (March 2004) pp. 21–39
The purpose of this study was to advance understanding of how to facilitate higher levels of learning when using asynchronous text-based Internet communication technology. The framework used to guide this study is based on the community of inquiry...
The Development of a Community of Inquiry over Time in an Online Course: Understanding the Progression and Integration of Social, Cognitive and Teaching Presence
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 12, No. 3 (December 2008) pp. 3–22
The purpose of this study was to explore the dynamics of an online educational experience through the lens of the Community of Inquiry framework. Transcript analysis of online discussion postings and the Community of Inquiry survey were applied to...
Evaluating a Telewriter System To Enhance Audio-Teleconferencing: A Qualitative Search for Instructional Design Issues
An audioteleconferencing system enhanced with a microcomputer-based telewriting system was used for the delivery of an introductory statistics course designed for home study which was offered by Athabasca University. From the instructor's point of...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2005) pp. 133–148
This study assessed the depth of online learning, with a focus on the nature of online interaction in four distance education course designs. The Study Process Questionnaire was used to measure the shift in students' approach to learning from the...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (1999) pp. 48–63
In contrast to the big industrial mode of distance education, an approach to distance education called "little distance education," is described that is consistent with the traditional goals and values of creating knowledge through a critical...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (1995) pp. 27–45
Reports on a study of student perceptions of learning via audioconferencing using two distinct instructional designs in university-level courses delivered at a distance. The use of field observations, interviews, focus groups, and mail surveys is...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (2001) pp. 7–23
Presents encouraging empirical findings related to an attempt to create an efficient and reliable instrument to assess the nature and quality of critical discourse and thinking in a text-based educational context. Suggests that cognitive presence ...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 3 (2011) pp. 231–246
This study investigated the effect of time on the development of a community of inquiry by examining an online course offered over two different time periods. The study was guided by the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework (Garrison, Anderson, &...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 14, No. 2 (1999) pp. 50–71
Discusses computer conferencing in higher education, presents a community of inquiry model that includes benefits of computer conferencing, and discusses social presence, defined as the ability of learners to project themselves socially and...
Zehra Akyol; J Ben Arbaugh; Marti Cleveland-Innes; D Randy Garrison; Phil Ice; Jennifer C. Richardson; Karen Swan
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 23, No. 2 (2009) pp. 123–135
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework has become a prominent model of teaching and learning in online and blended learning environments. Considerable research has been conducted which employs the framework with promising results, resulting in...