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American Journal of Distance Education

2011 Volume 25, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Audiences and Providers of Distance Education

    R Roudi Nazarinia Roy & Walter R. Schumm

    As noted by Moore (2007, xxiii), the fifth section of the second edition of the "Handbook of Distance Education" focused on "some of the main consumers and suppliers of distance education programs,... More

    pp. 209-225

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  2. Actors: From Audience to Provider

    Bernadette Charlier

    This article describes and analyzes actors' experiences of distance learning systems in a wide variety of cultural and organizational contexts. In line with the project of this special series of... More

    pp. 226-237

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  3. Effects of Peer-Led Online Asynchronous Discussion on Undergraduate Students' Cognitive Achievement

    Shenghua Zha & Christy Lee Ottendorfer

    This study investigated the effect of peer leadership on students' cognitive achievement in online asynchronous discussions. Undergraduate students from a large online course were randomly assigned... More

    pp. 238-253

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  4. An Analysis of Peer Review Response Types in Threaded Discussions of an Online Graduate Class

    Tim Molseed

    The effectiveness of a peer review process for online graduate students is predicated on a balance between "social"- and "task"-directed communications. The defining criteria of learning... More

    pp. 254-267

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