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Theoretical Challenges for Distance Education in the 21st Century: A Shift from Structural to Transactional Issues
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jun 01, 2000)
Randy Garrison Abstract The premise of this article is that theoretical frameworks and models are essential to the long-term credibility and viability of a field of practice. In order to assess the theoretical challenges facing the field of...
Lifelong Learning: The Adult Years Vol. 5, No. 10 (June 1982) pp. 22–23
Computer assisted learning has the capability to cope with the diverse needs and characteristics of the adult learner, to provide alternative means of reaching goals, to provide flexibility in pacing learning, and to provide for independent and self-...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 23, No. 2 (2009) pp. 93–103
The purpose of this article is to examine the foundational principles and practices of distance education for the purpose of understanding recent developments in the areas of online and blended learning. It is argued that mainstream distance...
Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (2006) pp. 67–92
This article describes an institutional course redesign initiative in terms of leadership, support, and preliminary findings, based on the Inquiry Through Blended Learning (ITBL) program created to support faculty engaging in blended course redesign....
Adopting Disruptive Technologies in Traditional Universities: Continuing Education as an Incubator for Innovation
Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (1999) pp. 13–30
Traditional universities are feeling the impact of "disruptive technologies" such as distance education. Seeing how businesses have responded to such disruptions, universities should "incubate" innovations in a semiautonomous unit such as continuing ...
Role Adjustment for Learners in an Online Community of Inquiry: Identifying the Challenges of Incoming Online Learners
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 2, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 1–16
This study outlines the process of adjustment learners experience when first participating in an online environment. Findings from a pilot study of adjustment to online learning environments validate differences found in three presences in an online ...
The relationship between course socio-epistemological orientations and student perceptions of community of inquiry
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 66–68
The Community of Inquiry Framework is based on the premise that online learning is a collaborative constructivist activity. However, not all courses are similarly oriented. In general, courses can be divided into constructivist and objectivist. In...
Karen Swan; Jennifer Richardson; Philip Ice; Peter Shea; Martha Cleveland-Innes; Sebastian Diaz; Randy Garrison
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5812–5820
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework developed by Garrison, Anderson and Archer (2000) provides a theoretical model of online learning processes that has been used by many scholars in the field of online education. However, research utilizing...
Ben Arbaugh; Marti Cleveland-Innes; Sebastian Diaz; Randy Garrison; Phil Ice; Jennifer Richardson; Peter Shea; Karen Swan
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun 30, 2008)