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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


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


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


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


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


EURODL thanks to the referees who have contributed to the evaluation process.

  • Federico Borges, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
  • 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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