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When It’s Bad Cess to Assess!
(Digital Commons, 2006)
It seems to me that efforts at outcome assessment in higher education are deficient because of a failure to understand what exactly it is that is being or should be assessed. Certainly, the object of such assessment should ...
Publishing and Editing an Electronic Journal on the Internet
(Institute of Education Sciences, 1994)
Publication is at the heart of scholarship. Traditionally, print media has been perhaps the most important vehicle for communicating research results and scholarly thought. Experimentation in publishing electronic journals ...
Invited Panel on Interaction
(Quality Matter, 2010-11-09)
The Interaction Summit provided a forum for leading researchers to discuss the literature on online learner interaction. These expert panelists presented key points about the value of such interaction in higher education ...
Providing Effective Feedback Online
(International Council for Open and Distance EducationInternational Council for Open and Distance Education, 2005-11-23)
In the context of teaching and learning, both students and teachers give and receive feedback. A course should provide a non-threatening environment where students can express themselves to the instructor and other students. ...
Learning analytics as a tool for closing the assessment loop in higher education
This paper examines learning and academic analytics and its relevance to distance education in undergraduate and graduate programs as it impacts students and teaching faculty, and also academic institutions. The focus is ...
Distance Education and Corporate Training in Brazil: Regulations and Interrelationships
(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, ...
Implications of Student Perceived Barriers to Distance Learning
(International Society for Exploring Teaching & Learning, 2004-10-15)
The purpose of this survey research is to identify students’ perceived barriers to online learning in various environments: higher education, community colleges, and the workplace. Furthermore, the study is meant to ...
Change Institutional Culture, and You Change Who Goes into Science
(American Association of University Professors (AAUP), 2009-06)
Encouraging Diverse Policy Viewpoints on Campus
(The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal, 2017-11-17)
In the last few years, higher education has suffered an embarrassing series of well-publicized incidents of overt censorship by members of the academic community. The instances are geographically widespread and occur in a ...