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Quarterly Review of Distance Education

2001 Volume 2, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Examining Barriers to Distance Education

    Michael Simonson

    Provides an overview of barriers to distance education, based on a recent literature review and survey of several thousand people involved in distance education, instructional technology, and... More

    pp. 1-2

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  2. Notes on the Special Issue: Distance Education and E-Learning

    Gary J. Anglin

    Provides an introduction to this special issue on distance education and e-learning. Several questions related to these topics are presented, and the articles contained in the issue are summarized.... More

    pp. 3-4

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  3. Catalysts, Emphases, and Elements of Virtual Learning Communities: Implications for Research and Practice

    Richard A. Schwier

    Examines theoretical and conceptual issues around promoting the growth of virtual learning communities and considers issues around using communication technologies in formal and informal learning... More

    pp. 5-18

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  4. Can Instructional Design Deliver on the Promise of the Web?

    Wellesley R. Foshay

    Examines major trends for changes related to e-learning in several sectors (i.e., corporate training, postsecondary education, K-12 education, and non-traditional K-12 settings) and describes how... More

    pp. 19-34

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  5. The Impact of Inherent Instructional Design in Online Courseware

    Douglas M. Harvey & Jung Lee

    Examines how the use of server-based courseware development solutions affects the instructional design process when creating online distance education. Highlights include pedagogical, visual... More

    pp. 35-48

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  6. Adapting a Master's Degree Course to the Web: A Case Analysis

    Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Melanie Misanchuk & Larissa Malopinsky

    Describes the adaptation of "Instructional Design and Development" from a residential course to a World Wide Web-based course offered in the distance Masters' degree program in Instructional... More

    pp. 49-58

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  7. Reflecting on the Instructional Design of Distance Education for Learners: Learnings from the Instructors

    Tiffany A. Koszalka & Mary Beth Bianco

    Provides one perspective on the design elements incorporated into the Pennsylvania State University World Campus Educational Technology Integration Certification courses and a brief overview of the... More

    pp. 59-70

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