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    • Gender in cross-cultural perspective : insights from Cameroonian women living in the U.S. 

      Shaw, Octavia Nerissa. (2002)
      This research attempts to understand the perspectives of two Cameroonian women living in the U.S. The research focuses on the roles, expectations, and stereotypes of Cameroonian and American women and men. After interviewing, ...
    • Making the Case for Play: Gathering the Evidence 

      Rivkin, Mary (Originally published by: Children, Youth and Environments (CYE) Journal, 2005)
    • Elemental analysis of the online learning experience 

      Carmody, Kevin; Berge, Zane (University of the West Indies, 2005)
      The following discussion will compare four contemporary methods of online teaching and learning: 1) student-centered, 2) subject-centered, 3) teacher-centered, and 4) teaching-centered. This paper argues that the most ...
    • Can Interest in Distance Training be Sustained in Corporate Organizations? 

      Berge, Zane L.; Kendrick, Adrian A. (2005-02)
      Establishment of distance training solutions in corporate organizations has increased on a large scale all around the world. This is especially true among organizations that have employees and clients scattered in various ...
    • Vocational Education and Training through Open and Distance Learning 

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