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American Journal of Distance Education

October 2008 Volume 22, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Is It Ethical for Patents to Be Issued for the Computer Algorithms that Affect Course Management Systems for Distance Learning?

    Nancy Moreau

    This article discusses the impact of patents for computer algorithms in course management systems. Referring to historical documents and court cases, the positive and negative aspects of software... More

    pp. 187-194

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  2. The Inclusion of Intentional Ethos Enablers in Electronic Distance Learning Opportunities of Christian Institutions

    James E. Watson

    Communicating the Christian ethos of Christian institutions constitutes a significant portion of the effort and monies of these institutions. Included in the purview of ethos enablers are faculty... More

    pp. 195-206

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  3. Recommendations for Designing and Implementing Distributed Problem-Based Learning

    Jerome D. Scripture

    As distributed problem-based learning (dPBL) emerges as an interactive online methodology, it is necessary for instructional designers who want to develop this approach to understand the practices ... More

    pp. 207-221

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  4. Speaking Personally--With Chere Campbell Gibson

    Christine Olgren

    This article presents an interview with Chere Campbell Gibson, a professor emerita in the School of Human Ecology and graduate program in Continuing and Vocational Education at the University of... More

    pp. 222-228

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