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The Development of Distance Education Systems in Turkey, the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia

Olaf Zawacki-Richter, Yasar Kondakci, Svenja Bedenlier, Uthman Alturki, Ahmed Aldraiweesh, Diana Püplichhuysen

Date of publication: 18.12.2015

Tags: distance eduation, open education


Massive Open Online Courses and Economic Sustainability

Tharindu R. Liyanagunawardena, Karsten O. Lundqvist, Shirley A. Williams

Date of publication: 16.12.2015

Tags: massive open online courses; MOOCs; return on investment; sustainability; business models


A Learning Analytics Methodology for Detecting Sentiment in Student Fora: A Case Study in Distance Education

Vasileios Kagklis, Anthi Karatrantou, Maria Tantoula, Chris T. Panagiotakopoulos, Vassilios S. Verykios

Date of publication: 11.12.2015

Tags: Social Network Analysis, Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics, Sentiment analysis


Emotions Experienced by Learners and their Development through Communication with the Tutor-Counsellor

Michail Kalogiannakis, Sotiris Touvlatzis

Date of publication: 08.12.2015

Tags: distance learning, learners' emotions, tutor-counsellor, collaboration, interaction, support


Who are the Open Learners? A Comparative Study Profiling non-Formal Users of Open Educational Resources

Robert Farrow, Beatriz de los Arcos, Rebecca Pitt, Martin Weller

Date of publication: 08.12.2015

Tags: OER, data, non-formal learning, Saylor, OpenLearn, iTunesU, MOOC


Research Trends in Turkish Distance Education: A Content Analysis of Dissertations, 1986-2014

Aras Bozkurt, Evrim Genc Kumtepe, Alper Tolga Kumtepe, Irem Erdem Aydin, Mujgan Bozkaya, Cengiz Hakan Aydin

Date of publication: 06.10.2015

Tags: Turkish distance education, open and distance learning, research trends, dissertations, content analysis


Attitudinal Factors Affecting Wiki Group Collaboration for English Writing

Chwen Jen Chen, Kee Man Chuah, Jimmy Tho, Chee Siong Teh

Date of publication: 06.10.2015

Tags: Wiki, Attitudinal factors, Collaborative learning, Pedagogical issues, Language learning


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  • Giselle Ferreira, University Estacio de Sa, Brazil
  • Sarah Guri-Rosenblit, The Open University of Israel, Israel
  • Margaret¬† Haughey, Athabasca University, Canada
  • Thomas Huelsmann, Institute for Open & Distance Learning (IODL), South Africa
  • Mehmet Kesim, Anadolu University, Turkey
  • Roger Mills, University of London, United Kingdom
  • Timothy Read, UNED, Spain
  • Sharon Slade, The Open University, United Kingdom
  • Peter Taylor, The Open University, United Kingdom
  • Sylvia van de Bunt Kokhuis, Haagse Hogeschool, The Netherlands
  • Freda Wolfenden, The Open University , United Kingdom



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