Quarterly Review of Distance Education

Quarterly Review of Distance Education is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 4, 2008

Changing Instructor's Roles in Virtual Worlds
Berge's Instructor's Roles Model categorized the instructor's roles as pedagogical, social, managerial, and technical. Developed more than a decade ago, this model described changing roles for instructors as they transitioned from in-person classrooms...
Conference Calendar
The following conferences may be of interest to the readers of the Quarterly Review of Distance Education. Recommendations for conferences to be listed in future issues may be sent to: burmeist@nova.edu20th Annual Society for Information and Teacher...
DEFICIENCIES OF COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: Do Students Care?
Course management systems (CMSs) support thousands of courses at colleges and universities worldwide, delivering fully online courses as well as supplementing traditional face-to-face instruction. While quite a few studies have focused on the numerous...
Defining Educational Technology
Educational technology is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological process and resources. (Januszewski & Molenda, 2008, p. 1)After years of work,...
Factors Influencing the Institutionalization of Distance Education in Higher Education
The purpose of this study was to determine actions that colleges and universities can take to institutionalize their distance education programs. Thirty factors found to influence the institutionalization of innovations were identified from the literature....
RESEARCH ON INTERNET-SUPPORTED LEARNING: A Review
How did the Internet affect learning in higher education? What methodological and theoretical issues characterized research on Internet-Supported Learning (ISL)? What implications existed for future research? A constant comparative, qualitative analysis...
Secondary Students' Perceptions of Web-Based Learning
This article presents the results of a survey study of secondary students' perceptions of useful and challenging characteristics of Web-based learning environments. Data were collected using a modified version of a questionnaire from earlier studies....
Who Owns Online Course Intellectual Property?
Faculty develop intellectual property needed for online courses while employed by an academic institution. That institution has a claim on the copyright because the instructional materials developed by the faculty members could be seen as "works for...