Recent Submissions

  • Vocational Education and Training through Open and Distance Learning 

    Berge, Zane L. (Athabasca University, 2005-03)
  • Evaluation and eLearning 

    PEAK, Debra; BERGE, Zane L. (Anadolu University, 2006-01)
    In today’s results-oriented, fast-moving business environment, it is critical for trainers to demonstrate the value of training to the organization: There is nothing inherently valuable about training. It is performance ...
  • PDAs: Revolutionizing The Way We Learn and Teach 

    McDONOUGH, Kimberly; BERGE, Zane L. (Anadolu University, 2006-04)
    Miniature handheld computers called PDA’s are not only bombarding corporate America, but they are also noticeably making their mark on college campuses. The question is, how much impact are they making on the way students ...
  • Trends and challenges of eLearning in national and international agricultural development 

    Leary, John; Berge, Zane L. (2006)
    Compared to other business and management fields, elearning in agriculture-related fields is still in the early phases of adoption. Early pioneers, primarily American and Australian agribusinesses and colleges of agriculture, ...
  • How to Effectively Market Distance Education Programs 

    Dumois, Jason; Berge, Zane L. (i-Manager Publications, 2007-02)
    Many organizations have adopted and readily accepted e-learning as a part of their training models. However, one topic that does not often come up in discussions is how to effectively market your distance education (DE) ...
  • Second Life for Distance Language Learning: A Framework for Native/Non-Native Speaker Interactions in a Virtual World 

    Tusing, Jennifer; Berge, Zane L. (i-Manager Publications, 2010-12)
    This paper examines a number of theoretical principles governing second language teaching and learning and the ways in which these principles are being applied in 3D virtual worlds such as Second Life. Also examined are ...
  • socialization in the online classroom 

    Irwin, Christopher; Berge, Zane (University of Southern Queensland, 2006-03)
    The potential represented by the use of computer-mediated conferencing and instruction offers access for and collaboration among learners around the world. Yet, an important aspect of successful online learning experiences—student ...
  • Balancing Top-Down, Bottom-Up, and Peer-to-Peer Approaches to Sustaining Distance Training 

    DUDINK, Gertrude; BERGE, Zane (Anadolu University, 2006-07)
    Many distance training case studies identify distance training leadership as bottom-up, whereas much of the literature suggests a need for strategic, top-down approaches. With change management as an overarching framework, ...
  • Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrants: Myth or Reality? 

    Rikhye, Ravi; Cook, Sean; Berge, Zane L. (2009-02)
    Marc Prensky (1998; 2001a; 200b) argues that students today, digital natives as he calls them, having grown up in the Digital Age, learn differently from their predecessors, or digital immigrants as he terms them. As such, ...
  • Podcasting: Co-opting MP3 Players for Education and Training Purposes 

    Donnelly, Kimberley M.; Berge, Zane L. (University of West Georgia, 2006-09)
    Podcasting and podcatching provide trainers and teachers with powerful, personal tools for delivering exactly the right content to learners at teachable moments�anytime, anywhere. The strength of podcasting lies in the ...
  • Implementing and Sustaining E-Learning in the Workplace 

    Berge, Zane L.; Giles, Lenora (IGI Global Disseminator of Knowledge, 2006-10)
    New information and communication technology, specifically computer networked systems, create both a demand and an opportunity for businesses to approach training and knowledge management from new perspectives. These new ...
  • Blending the Worst of Both Worlds On-Campus and Online Education 

    Berge, Zane (Educational Technology Publications Inc., 2006-11)
  • The Role Of Informal Learning In Today’s Successful Training Department 

    Wittkopf, Colleen; Berge, Zane L. (i-Manager Publications, 2007-09)
    The integration of work and learning is becoming the dominant means of workforce training in many organizations today. Though structured classroom learning will likely never entirely recede, a preponderance of current ...
  • Leadership Influence on Corporate Change Involving Distance Training 

    Wasyluk, Olga; Berge, Zane L. (University of West Georgia, 2007-03)
    Corporate learning leaders require a unique set of skills to sustain learning programs within their organizations. Leaders must have well-planned strategies and clear direction for learning initiatives. They must understand ...
  • Developing Staff Training in Virtual High Schools 

    Thompson, Chris; Berge, Zane L. (IGI Global Disseminator of Knowledge, 2007-01)
    As virtual high schools grow in numbers across America more interest is generated in how to successfully plan and implementing them. Part of planning, implementing, and sustaining suc-cessful virtual schools includes ...
  • Challenges and Strategies for Sustaining eLearning in Small Organizations 

    Leary, John; Berge, Zane L. (University of West Georgia, 2007-09)
    The fact that small organizations have been slow to adopt elearning is not because of a lack of need – in fact elearning offers tremendous benefits for small organizations in the form of time savings, captured expertise, ...
  • Successful Distance Education Programs In Sub-Saharan Africa 

    LEARY, John; BERGE, Zane (Anadolu University, 2007-04)
    This paper explains the purposes, delivery methods, and program characteristics of successful distance education (DE) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This paper investigates the design and delivery systems of these programs ...
  • Blended Learning Creating The Right Delivery Systems To Solve Business Problems 

    Knoll, Elisabeth; Berge, Zane L. (i-Manager Publications, 2007-03)
    This paper addresses the concept of blended learning, an approach that has been gaining popularity in recent years with the advancement of computer-mediated training solutions. It begins with an effort to define blended ...
  • Distance Education and Corporate Training in Brazil: Regulations and Interrelationships 

    Porto, Stella C. S.; Berge, Zane L. (Athabasca University, 2008-06)
    Distance education in Brazil has evolved more slowly than distance education offerings in other developing countries. This is because all aspects of Brazil’s publicly-funded educational system are excessively regulated, ...
  • A Framework For Tacit Knowledge Transfer In A Virtual Team Environment 

    Ledford, Brenda C.; Berge, Zane (The Leadship Alliance Inc., 2008-06)
    Tacit knowledge transfer is a contentious subject in knowledge management (KM). Virtual teams and the increased use of ICT to bridge the distance gap among participants further complicate the KM process. Change strategies ...

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