Search results for author:"Peter Albion"
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Designing for an online doctoral studies community using an open source platform
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2138–2143
There is growing demand from professional educators for doctoral programs that they can access while continuing to work. A history of success in offering distance education programs underpins the doctoral program at USQ but a key challenge is to...
Topics: Community, Distance Education, Students
Virtual Worlds: Exploring Potential for Educational Interaction
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5100–5107
Interaction is widely accepted as essential for learning. The challenge of distance education is to overcome transactional distance through provision of appropriate opportunities for interaction. Asynchronous and synchronous computer-mediated...
Topics: Interaction, Distance Education
Returning the Favour: Using Insights from Online Learning to Enhance On-Campus Courses
Peter Albion; Petrea Redmond
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2458–2464
Online learning environments have enriched distance education offerings by increasing the opportunities for interaction of learners with peers and teachers. At the same time they have enabled educational design to move beyond resource-based...
Topics: Distance Education, Interaction
Editorial: Networked Knowledge: Challenges for Teacher Education
Peter R Albion; Cleborne Maddux
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 303–310
This editorial considers recent developments towards understanding of knowledge and learning in networked environments. It identifies related opportunities and challenges for teacher education.
Topics: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Internet, Preservice Teacher Education, Collaboration, Portfolios, Networking Technologies
Editorial: Online Education: Issues and Research Questions
Cleborne Maddux; Debra Sprague; Richard Ferdig; Peter Albion
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 157–166
This article suggests that online education is at the cusp of a period of dramatic change. That change will involve significant increases in the numbers of students and faculty who are involved in online education. Reasons for the change are...
Topics: Educational Technology, Change, Distance Education, Computers, Faculty, Internet, Information Communication Technologies, Classrooms, Research Methods