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Modelling online education [chapter]

Vittorio Midoro
2000 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
ln this paper a model of an online education system is proposed.  ...  The proposed model involves three basic elements: a virtual community (composed of learners, tutors, technical support staff, experts and observers); a pool of learning materials, available on the web  ...  From the point of view of an educational institution, online education is a new way of delivering distance courses in which tutors and learners interact with one another asynchronously via computer network  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35499-6_12 fatcat:b2hngmgbdrg3bkho7vmxc3atua

Integrating internet tools into traditional CS distance education: students' attitudes

Judith Gal-Ezer, David Lupo
2002 Computers & Education  
We examined the incorporation of web communication into the traditional model with three different groups of undergraduate students-one of 700 students in our introductory course, another of 150 students  ...  This paper describes a study conducted on the attitudes of students towards the integration of the Web as a channel of communication and a study tool in traditional distance teaching of Computer Science  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Yael Alberton of the Evaluation and Training department of the Open University for her help in writing the questionnaires and performing the statistical analysis  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0360-1315(01)00065-3 fatcat:skikzy66yvdvhfqww7z3e4ra24

Determining New Instructional Strategies for Web Design Course in Vocational Education with Respect to Instructional Technology Perspective

Erman Uzun, M. Yasar Ozden
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Researcher observed a web technologies course and interviewed with the students who took that course in Mersin University, Faculty of Vocational Education.  ...  Within the scope of this project our aim is to determine some instructional strategies for the needs of a distant web design course with the collective work of students and the instructor.  ...  In this research, the main aim is to determine new instructional strategies for a new distant by observing and interviewing with the students who took an existing face to face web technologies course in  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.675 fatcat:ywzgptil35chxcokrwucjhhm3e


Suroyo, Atun Ismarwati
2006 AAOU Journal  
Currently in using internet for learningassisted service, UT has utilized tutorial online for 171 courses.  ...  Implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in distance learning requires some efforts to succeed.  ...  Realize that it is not easy to implement ICT for educational purposes, CMC E-moderating model can be used to direct and evaluate the achievement of knowledge construction for students and tutors who learn  ... 
doi:10.1108/aaouj-02-01-2006-b003 fatcat:rck5om4f35gl5kzgyvhfy4z3mi

A Study of Online English Language Teacher Education Programmes in Distance Education Context in Pakistan

Muhammad U. Farooq, AbdulRahman Al Asmari, Choudhary Z. Javid
2012 English Language Teaching  
The researchers designed a CMC-ELT blended model and offered online English language teacher education courses at post-graduate level.  ...  A group of students enrolled in MA TEFL programme of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad Pakistan, was selected randomly and was guided through CMC-ELT blended model.  ...  The UK Open University used a range of media for distance education for the first time besides the print medium.  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v5n11p91 fatcat:7l4yzdxfrrh3vgy2tx32cyhtly

Implementing Computer Mediated Communication in an Undergraduate Course - A Practical Experience

Mary Graham, Helen Scarborough, Christine Goodwin
2019 Online Learning  
Computer mediated communication (CMC) is used to foster a collaborative learning environment in a number of courses within the Faculty of Business and Law at Deakin University.  ...  The potential provided by integrating technology into the curriculum is exciting, however this paper highlights some of the areas that need consideration when implementing an asynchronous learning network  ...  The development of the educational use of CMC within the University as a whole is described to provide the context within which the School of Economics has implemented its vision of an enhanced quality  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v3i1.1924 fatcat:fg2ymmzflvct3k5gnbpgchubfq

Distance Education in Bhutan: Improving access and quality through ICT use

Sangay Jamtsho, Mark Bullen
2007 Distance Education  
Notes on Contributors Sangay Jamtsho is Lecturer at the Samtse College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan.  ...  In November 2004, a group of tutors was trained in how to develop online support for their print-based modules. In January 2005, this group of tutors trained another group of tutors.  ...  There Distance Education and ICT in Bhutan 151 is a growing recognition and acceptance, in Bhutan as in distance education (DE) the world over, that knowledge is a means rather than an end in itself.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01587910701439217 fatcat:buoyge2sknaetktexve7ggstum


Martin Weller
2019 Online Learning  
Early interest in e-learning focused around the possibility of large-scale courses. This led to pronouncements of the demise of the educator, which were based on an infinite lecture hall pedagogy.  ...  Large-scale models that use a more constructivist pedagogy may be possible using community based approaches.  ...  Figure 1 :Figure 2 : 12 The costs for computer based learning on a distance education course (after Bates 1996) The costs for computer mediated communication (CMC) on a distance education course (afterBates  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v8i4.1812 fatcat:j6krdvifmvbxroyobmlccylhce

Scaling up an Online Course to Deal with 12 000 Students

Martin Weller, Ley Robinson
2002 ECI. Ecucation, Communication & Information  
The course team aimed to maintain an intimate, personal experience for students and tutors, whilst establishin g industria l scale support systems.  ...  The following year, the course was scaled up to accept a student cohort of over 12,000. This article addresses the issues that operating on such a large scale raises for educators.  ...  Large Scale vs. a Personal Experience for Students As a level 1 course, T171 may be the rst experience of higher education, or distance education, for many of its students.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14636310120117112 fatcat:bid2vbg56fhjjl6ut7ue5y52tq

Privacy Concerns in E-learning: Is UsingTracking System a Threat?

Madeth May, Sébastien George
2011 International Journal of Information and Education Technology  
While the study covers an analysis of some existing research data of security in E-learning and user privacy protection provisions, it helps us gain a broader perspective of utilizing the tracking approach  ...  This paper presents a study on security and privacy concerns in E-learning.  ...  An explicit tracking approach has been proposed for the implementation of tracking systems for a great variety of CMC tools.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijiet.2011.v1.1 fatcat:yfo3zuhp4ffklpna3zm6kdv2sq

Theoretical perspectives and new practices in audio-graphic conferencing for language learning

2003 ReCALL  
Following Garrett's call for an integration of research and practice at EUROCALL 1997 (Garrett, 1998) -a call which is still valid today -the present article proposes a conceptual framework which can support  ...  This article will start with the situation at the Open University, where languages are taught at a distance.  ...  The computer has become a tool for communication allowing groups of students to work collectively at a distance.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0958344003000314 fatcat:tfjzk25jrbh5dhtxkprn3u7v4y

Assessment of the effectiveness of internet-based distance learning through the VClass e-Education platform

Chadchadaporn Pukkaew
2013 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
Distance students, regular students, the instructor, and the tutor agreed to use a social networking site, Facebook, rather than the provided CMC during the course.  ...  The research examines (1) the effectiveness of IBDL for regular and distance students and (2) the distance students' experience of VClass in the IBDL course entitled Computer Programming 1.  ...  Acknowledgements The author wishes to acknowledge the Office of the Higher Education Commission,  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v14i4.1436 fatcat:olragp75aze4lpuqdgyq6rf4ue

Evaluation and design of technologies to meet learning outcomes

R. Sharpe, P. Bailey
1999 Journal of Computer Assisted Learning  
The existing TLHE course caters for staff undertaking the course at more than one site by repetition of workshops and the numbers of staff working at a distance are increasing with new staff based in local  ...  In relation to the specified outcomes of the GTAs course, CMC is reported to be a powerful tool for group communication and co-operative learning (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1365-2729.1999.153092.x fatcat:ivcvjewdcvamdb24eqfvoteeua

Computer mediated communication [chapter]

M. Masoni, M. R. Guelfi, J. Shtylla
2011 E-learning in sanità  
An existing course that has for some time been offered as a conventional face-to-face course is now also being offered as an online course.  ...  Based on this review, instructional strategies for achieving effective communication and a positive impression in CMC distance education courses are proposed.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-88-470-1824-2_4 fatcat:cjllz26cfbdbrmly5rygwuedte

Rethinking task design for the digital age: A framework for language teaching and learning in a synchronous online environment

2006 ReCALL  
, can influence the design and implementation of tasks for computer-mediated communication (CMC).  ...  Finally it looks at how the design was implemented in practice by focusing on a number of issues such as student-student and student-tutor interaction, feedback, use of multimodal tools, and the differences  ...  I would also like to express my thanks to the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier draft of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0958344006000711 fatcat:zg6ym77jfrb6vfc352wk4fonia
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