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The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Apr 01, 2002 Volume 3, Number 1

Editors

Rory McGreal; Dianne Conrad

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. Evaluating Vendor Supplied Information

    Patrick Fahy

  2. Building Sense of Community at a Distance

    Alfred Rovai

    This article challenges the belief that strong sense of community is limited to the traditional classroom and proposes that the virtual classroom has the potential of building and sustaining sense ... More

  3. Electronic Tutorials: Indonesian Experience

    Tian Belawati, Mohamad Anggoro, AP Hardhono & Tri Darmayanti

  4. Dual-Platform Products (PC and Mac)

    David Feist & Diane Belyk

  5. The Development of Social Climate in Virtual Learning Discussion Groups

    Avigail Oren, David Mioduser & Rafi Nachmia

    As the educational use of computer mediated communication (CMC) increases there is growing interest among researchers as to social processes evolving within the varied models of group work using... More

  6. Towards a Strategy for Improved Student Retention in Programmes of Open, Distance Education: A Case Study From the Open University UK

    Susan Tresman

  7. Fully Featured vs. Lean-and-Mean?

    Jon Baggaley

  8. Distance Learning for Food Security and Rural Development: A Perspective from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

    Scott McLean, Lavinia Gasperini & Stephen Rudgard

    This article introduces the work of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and describes its interest in the application of distance learning strategies pertinent to the... More

  9. Software Evaluation Criteria and Terminology

    Diane Belyk & David Feist

  10. Cooperation vs. Deliberation: CMC and the Problem of Argument in International Distance Education

    Michael Davis & Albert Rouzie

    The idea that Internet-based distance education offers the potential to globalize higher education has not been matched by significant interest in the pedagogical and methodological issues at stake... More

  11. Chat and Instant Messaging Systems

    Jennifer Stein, Debbie Garber & Jon Baggaley

  12. An Assessment of the Effectiveness of e-learning in Corporate Training Programs

    Judith Strother

    Corporate managers are constantly looking for more cost-effective ways to deliver training to their employees. E-learning is less expensive than traditional classroom instruction. In addition, many... More

  13. Online Learning Activities: Beginning An International Collaboration

    Tom Nickel