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Improving the Online Regional Student Experience: Findings from the Country Universities Centre (CUC) Student Evaluation

Cathy Stone, Nicole Crawford, Chris Ronan, Monica Davis
2022 Student Success  
For Australian university students living out of reach of a campus and studying online, the growing presence of Regional University Centres (RUCs) is changing their student experience for the better.  ...  COVID-19 restrictions in the past two years have added to the continued growth in regional students studying their degrees online.  ...  This is consistent with other online student demographic data (Stone, 2019) indicating that the CUC is succeeding in attracting its intended demographic.  ... 
doi:10.5204/ssj.2313 doaj:918eee2f3fb84b119458aa9f4e24e2fc fatcat:m3bdd6xawvhpxivrltxplarvou

Postgraduate Online Teaching in Healthcare: An Analysis of Student Perspectives

Cuisle Forde, Silvia Gallagher
2020 Online Learning  
Understanding student expectations, concerns, and experiences of such courses is crucial for the development and successful facilitation of this education modality.  ...  Results of this study can be used to inform the structure and coordination of online modules, in particular in the postgraduate healthcare setting.  ...  Learning online is a skill in itself, and therefore ample orientation is required, especially for those who are concerned about their ability to navigate an online learning platform or those who may feel  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v24i1.1566 fatcat:47v3jrurobfkxp7ebniucqnvxa

IRRODL Volume 15, Number 5

Various Authors
2014 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
The dramatic increase in online education, particularly massive open online courses (MOOCs), presents researchers, academics, administrators, learners, and policy makers with a range of questions as to  ...  Abstract While press coverage of MOOCs (massive open online courses) has been considerable and major MOOC providers are beginning to realize that employers may be a market for their courses, research on  ...  of emergent social structure in massive open online courses (MOOCs).  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v15i5.2040 fatcat:vphc3o7hqve6rhjv6mhtpbwt6q

Findings from a Case Study on Refugees Using MOOCs to (Re)enter Higher Education

Gabi Witthaus
2018 Open Praxis  
well managed in MOOCs; and they expressed cognitive presence mainly in terms of the selection and use of information sources.  ...  The key findings show that learners particularly desired teaching presence in terms of facilitation and feedback on their progress; they viewed online social presence as being important but generally not  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the Kiron learners, staff and volunteers who participated in this study, and David Hawkridge for his feedback on an early draft.  ... 
doi:10.5944/openpraxis.10.4.910 fatcat:qcswohwrlzfqfnedonbfjv75yi

Pythia reloaded: an intelligent unit testing-based code grader for education

Sébastien Combéfis, Alexis Paques
2015 Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Code Hunt Workshop on Educational Software Engineering - CHESE 2015  
Automatic assessment of code to support education is an important feature of many programming learning platforms.  ...  Competition graders can be used to safely execute code in sandboxed environments; they are mainly used for programming contests.  ...  This demand recently increased with the apparition of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), for which it is not possible to handle code assessments by hand, especially due to the massive character of MOOCs  ... 
doi:10.1145/2792404.2792407 dblp:conf/issta/CombefisP15 fatcat:g53crcwm4zhctehftilymkqxiy

THE IMPACT OF CANCEL CULTURE ON KAROL CONKÁ CAREER

Carolina Guarieiro, Marlise Viegas Brenol
2022 Brazilian Creative Industries Journal  
of confinement in the house and the strategies used to reconstruct her public image.  ...  The conflicts she was involved in during the show resulted in a loss of thousands followers on Instagram and brought important consequences for her career.  ...  The post in which the singer celebrated her entry into the TV show said "Hello, hello, Brazil! I'm confirmed.  ... 
doi:10.25112/bcij.v2i1.2893 fatcat:7nehfsjlszenxnr5ugjujgavsy

Community Food Enterprises: Their role in food system change, opportunities, challenges and support needs [article]

SERENITY HILL, Jennifer Sheridan
2019 Figshare  
Through its work with CFEs on food systems development projects and CFE incubator programs, Open Food Network has identified challenges facing CFEs in Australia, and five critical success factors.  ...  This may be in the form of improved social or environmental outcomes, increased access to healthy food and support of local producers by providing fair farm gate prices.  ...  launchpad programs around the world, Open Food Network is launching an online course for CFEs .  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.10258577.v1 fatcat:dzmy7kgsqvhd7lwxywkdkujile

Open Praxis vol. 10 issue 4

Inés Gil-Jaurena
2018 Open Praxis  
This last Open Praxis issue in 2018 is an open issue that includes seven research papers and one innovative practice paper  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the Kiron learners, staff and volunteers who participated in this study, and David Hawkridge for his feedback on an early draft.  ...  Acknowledgements Early findings from this paper were shared at the 2018 Open Education Global Conference held at TU Delft in the Netherlands.  ... 
doi:10.5944/openpraxis.10.4.951 fatcat:jwdiosq765cidibsyfwas7gpdy

IRRODL Volume 10, Number 1

Various Authors
2009 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Questions related to the course topic were posted in a discussion forum each week, and students were encouraged to answer them and analyze the answers.  ...  Nejedly (2008) interviewed Slovak university students in an effort to discover the reasons for the low quality of Slovak post-graduate education and got predictable answers from those who compare their  ...  Capable teachers who had strong ICT skills were encouraged to play a key role in course development by helping to design multimedia classes in certain subject areas and by drafting courses that were peer  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v10i1.1102 fatcat:o4yr23i7gbc4bac6cqglvvfjwq

Journalist-bloggers and the public sphere in the Philippines: Some exploratory questions

Carla Montemayor, Ricardo Zugasti Azagra
2009 Cuadernos.info  
He was succeeded by his vice president, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who was subsequently elected to the presidency in May 2004 in a controversial and tightly contested election.  ...  The blog was initiated by the head of its multi-media desk, Alecks Pabico, who is the main interviewee for this research (all staff members post entries on the blog).  ... 
doi:10.7764/cdi.25.47 fatcat:nkrdejwhcrhfbimwkrgma3iqry

An Oral History of Programming Practices: Gender and Age Dynamics and

Antti Silvast
2015 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
people's pursuit of or interest in programming and how their programming habits have changed over time.  ...  Examining data from a massive survey of computer hobbyists (N = 1,453) and their recollections about personal computer use (largely during the 1980s), the paper gathers new information on what leads to  ...  For this purpose, a massive online survey is a highly appropriate research method (Suominen, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201505061738 fatcat:xwekcu56yje5nazt25wslal4hi

Transforming High School Physics with Modeling and Computation [article]

John M. Aiken
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Specifically, a series of model-building and computational modeling exercises were piloted in a ninth grade Physics First classroom.  ...  Student use of computation was assessed using a proctored programming assignment, where the students produced and discussed a computational model of a baseball in motion via a high-level programming environment  ...  In MI courses, students' scores change very little on pre/post self efficacy measures.  ... 
arXiv:1310.3725v2 fatcat:htqflphjefaljfvmfqdnrk7dri

Knowledge sharing, maintenance, and use in online support communities

Derek L. Hansen
2006 CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '06  
Her curiosity and openness to new ideas is contagious. Caroline Richardson has been a constant source of personal encouragement since I worked with her my first year at SI.  ...  The funding I received as a STIET fellow allowed me to follow my passion and study an online medical support group early in the program, a study that ultimately led to my dissertation topic.  ...  Online In this context, the term online indicates that the interaction is facilitated by a network, is computer-mediated, and occurs between people who are not all co-located.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1125451.1125780 dblp:conf/chi/Hansen06 fatcat:7ea5meupanelvnc5h5zw37wll4

Learning a minority language through authentic conversation using an online social learning method

Michael Henry, Fiona Carroll, Daniel Cunliffe, Rita Kop
2017 Computer Assisted Language Learning  
Cada Dia (CD) is a social learning method which uses online web meeting platforms, in combination with asynchronous learning management systems, to enhance the language learning experience.  ...  study; its aim is to gain an understanding of online social learning methods for minority language learning.  ...  Online communities of interests have developed that have led to Massive Open Online Courses (Willis et al, 2013) and the research and development of personal learning eco systems as alternatives to institutional  ... 
doi:10.1080/09588221.2017.1395348 fatcat:66nf4zvpvfgora37hcznm5zykq

Digital Divide: Low German and other Minority Languages

Heiko Wiggers
2017 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
architecture of the World Wide Web and its most visited websites is such that smaller languages do not stand a chance to gain a meaningful online presence.  ...  This paper investigates the online presence of Low German, a minority language spoken in northern Germany, as well as several other European regional and minority languages.  ...  Low German's strong support by state governments and public broadcasters suggests that the language is not yet in the heritage-category.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.8n.2p.130 fatcat:fkybk5ihind7lisqmhwjty2j5e
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