online learning

Boosting Student Achievement in Post-Secondary General Chemistry With the ARIS Online Learning and Course Management System: University of Texas at Dallas

This case study describes the University of Texas`s use of the ARIS online learning and course management system. The academic object of using the system with their chemistry students was to foster continuing development of chemistry skills and understandi

Supportive Social Networks: Community-based Learner Support in Online Learning

Drawing from the findings of a wider study into the role and function of online social presence and its (potential) relationship with learner support in text-based online learning environments, this poster highlights key findings related to social aspects

How Students Develop Online Learning Skills

Successful online students share their secrets for getting the most from online classes, focusing on time management, active participation, and practice

Information Presentation for Effective E-Learning

"A unified approach to the presentation of information for online learning can inform the creation of pedagogically effective web pages. In moving information onto a computer, people generally assume that the format and presentation have little effect on t

The Evidence on Online Education

Online learning has definite advantages over face-to-face instruction when it comes to teaching and learning, according to a new meta-analysis released Friday by the U.S. Department of Education. The study found that students who took all or part of thei

Access to Education With Online Learning and Open Educational Resources: Can they Close the Gap?

One of the key concepts in the right to education is access: access to the means to fully develop as human beings as well as access to the means to gain skills, knowledge and credentials. This is an important perspective through which to examine the solu

Dialogue and Community in Online Learning: Lessons from Royal Roads University

This study used a grounded theory case study to identify the theoretical areas that account for the nature and success of Royal Roads University’s (RRU) learning community model. This instructional model enables RRU’s mission to serve adult learners who

Malawi-Scotland Virtual Patient Development

This project was described at the 2008 Africa eLearning conference. There is no website, but the link above is a lengthy interview with Dr. David Dewhurst, the project’s principal investigator.. The project’s aim is to equip a group of twenty medical and