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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

October 2011 Volume 1, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The Reality of Virtual Reality: Second Life as a Tool for Online Peer-Teaching Activities

    Karen Lybeck, Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States; Dana Bruhn, Century College, United States; Solen Feyissa, University of Minnesota, United States

    In order to improve teacher preparation courses offered online, a study of the use of Second Life virtual world for peer-teaching activities was conducted. The research period was over one year and... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. Online Faculty and Adjuncts: Strategies for Meeting Current and Future Demands of Online Education Through Online Human Touch Training and Support

    Kristen Betts, Drexel University, United States; Ronnie Kramer, Communication Dynamics, Inc., and Drexel University, United States; Linda Gaines, Dutchess Community College, United States

    Online education has grown exponentially over the past decade. Data collected by the Sloan Consortium reveals that between 2002 and 2009 students enrolled in at least one online course increased... More

    pp. 20-38

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  3. Structuring CSCL Through Collaborative Techniques and Scripts

    F. Pozzi, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy; L. Hofmann, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Germany; D. Persico, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy; K. Stegmann & F. Fischer, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Germany

    This paper is rooted in the research field of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), where the debate is lively around whether and to what extent structuring the interactions among... More

    pp. 39-49

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  4. An Exploratory Study of Student Self-Assessment in an Online Learning Context

    Chien-hsing Wang, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

    This paper reports the investigation of the application of self-assessment in an online learning setting based on action research. The research participants were students who completed their self... More

    pp. 50-61

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  5. Application of Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis and Optimisation Methods in Evaluation of Quality of Learning Objects

    Eugenijus Kurilovas & Irina Vinogradova, Vilnius University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania; Silvija Serikoviene, Vilnius University, Lithuania

    This paper analyses and presents the new scientific models and methods for the expert evaluation of quality of learning objects (LOs) paying special attention to LOs reusability level. Currently... More

    pp. 62-76

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