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Developing Government Policies for Distance Education: Lessons Learnt from Two Sri Lankan Case Studies
International Review of Education Vol. 60, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 821–839
Education, especially higher education, is considered vital for maintaining national and individual competitiveness in the global knowledge economy. Following the introduction of its "Free Education Policy" as early as 1947, Sri Lanka is...
The Great God of the Future: The Views of Current and Future English Teachers on the Place of IT in Literacy
English in Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (1997) pp. 54–62
Contends that most student teachers of English in Great Britain now welcome information technology (IT) in English, seeing it as central to the literacy of all pupils. Finds some current English teachers remain ambivalent about IT, but the general...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 10, No. 1 (May 06, 2014)
The purpose of this paper is to explore the implementation of online learning in distance educational delivery at Yellow Fields University (pseudonymous) in Sri Lanka. The implementation of online distance education at the University included the...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 1–6
Customer-Driven Development is a technique from the software development method called extreme Programming (XP) where customers (most importantly including end users of all levels) are closely involved in the software design and redesign process....
Design and Formative Evaluation of an e-Learning Module for Training Teachers to Integrate Technology into Teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 672–679
We describe the design and formative evaluation of online-based e-learning professional development training module for teachers to develop their knowledge of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK). The design was guided by research on...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jun 03, 2013) pp. 202–227
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a recent addition to the range of online learning options. Since 2008, MOOCs have been run by a variety of public and elite universities, especially in North America. Many academics have taken interest in...