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Artificial Intelligence Applications in Distance Education
Reference Book
Utku Kose (Usak University, Turkey), Durmus Koc (Usak University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2015.
Though educational methods such as distance and e-learning have addressed our modern, knowledge-based society’s requirement for innovative approaches to performing...
Cases on Professional Distance Education Degree Programs and Practices: Successes, Challenges, and Issues
Reference Book
Kirk P.H. Sullivan (Umeå University, Sweden), Peter E. Czigler (Örebro University, Sweden), Jenny M. Sullivan Hellgren (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
Although internet technologies have transformed the concept of professional development by providing the opportunity for virtual learning environments in a...
Studying Professional Degrees via the Internet: Challenges, Issues, and Relevance from the Student’s Perspective
Book Chapter
Kirk P. H. Sullivan (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
This case places the student in focus and through a reflective case study considers four distance professional degree programs. The author of this case followed...
Teaching Case
Kirk P. H. Sullivan (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
This case places the student in focus and through a reflective case study considers four distance professional degree programs. The author of this case followed...
Experiences of an Online Doctoral Course in Teacher Education
Book Chapter
Despina Varnava-Marouchou (European University Cyprus, Cyprus), Mark A. Minott (University College of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter outlines the benefits and challenges experienced by two students who had completed an online doctoral programme at a popular United Kingdom...
Teaching Case
Despina Varnava-Marouchou (European University Cyprus, Cyprus), Mark A. Minott (University College of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter outlines the benefits and challenges experienced by two students who had completed an online doctoral programme at a popular United Kingdom...
Plagiarism: Catalysts and Not So Simple Solutions
Book Chapter
Hakim Usoof (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), Brian Hudson (Sussex University, UK), Eva Lindgren (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
Plagiarism has gained much public attention with media, corporations, and researchers leading the way. The general public’s perception is that plagiarism is a...
Teaching Case
Hakim Usoof (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka), Brian Hudson (Sussex University, UK), Eva Lindgren (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
Plagiarism has gained much public attention with media, corporations, and researchers leading the way. The general public’s perception is that plagiarism is a...
Creating Online Community: Challenges and Solutions
Book Chapter
Mats Deutschmann (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
The challenges in creating a collaborative environment for online learning are great. This chapter describes some practical examples of community building in...
Teaching Case
Mats Deutschmann (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
The challenges in creating a collaborative environment for online learning are great. This chapter describes some practical examples of community building in...
Introducing Peer Collaboration in a Networked English Writing Class
Book Chapter
Huahui Zhao (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter proposes a model of introducing networked peer assessment to an online course. In the organisation background, the benchmark model of peer assessment...
Teaching Case
Huahui Zhao (Umeå University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter proposes a model of introducing networked peer assessment to an online course. In the organisation background, the benchmark model of peer assessment...
Culturally Responsive Online Learning for Asian/Pacific Islanders in a Pacific Island University
Book Chapter
Catherine E. Stoicovy (University of Guam, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter examines the socio-cultural contexts of Asian/Pacific islanders in a Western Pacific island to identify key components for culturally responsive...
Teaching Case
Catherine E. Stoicovy (University of Guam, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter examines the socio-cultural contexts of Asian/Pacific islanders in a Western Pacific island to identify key components for culturally responsive...
Implementation of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through an On-Line Masters Program
Book Chapter
Klara Bolander Laksov (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), Charlotte Silén (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), Lena Engqvist Boman (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
In this case, the introductory course in an international masters program in medical education (MMedEd) called “Scholarship of Medical Education” is described....
Teaching Case
Klara Bolander Laksov (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), Charlotte Silén (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden), Lena Engqvist Boman (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
Copyright © 2014.
In this case, the introductory course in an international masters program in medical education (MMedEd) called “Scholarship of Medical Education” is described....
The Nature of a Successful Online Professional Doctorate
Book Chapter
Gordon Joyes (School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK), Tony Fisher (University of Nottingham, UK), Roger Firth (University of Nottingham, UK), Do Coyle (University of Nottingham, UK)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter provides a case study of a wholly online professional doctorate in Teacher Education that has been running successfully since 2003 within the School...
Teaching Case
Gordon Joyes (School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK), Tony Fisher (University of Nottingham, UK), Roger Firth (University of Nottingham, UK), Do Coyle (University of Nottingham, UK)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter provides a case study of a wholly online professional doctorate in Teacher Education that has been running successfully since 2003 within the School...
Secure E-Learning and Cryptography
Book Chapter
Wasim A. Al-Hamdani (Kentucky State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter investigates the problem of secure e-learning and the use cryptography algorithms as tools to ensure integrity, confidentiality, non-reputations...
Teaching Case
Wasim A. Al-Hamdani (Kentucky State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This chapter investigates the problem of secure e-learning and the use cryptography algorithms as tools to ensure integrity, confidentiality, non-reputations...
Effective Instruction within Online Educational Arenas: Implementing Multiple Instructional Strategies
Book Chapter
Ashley Drysdale (Park University, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This case discusses an instructor’s experiences in teaching a basic online communication course in the community college context.
Teaching Case
Ashley Drysdale (Park University, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This case discusses an instructor’s experiences in teaching a basic online communication course in the community college context.
Factors that Contribute to Students’ Course Satisfaction While Attending Online or Distance Learning Courses
Book Chapter
Dinah A. Esquivel (Esquivel Consulting LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This case analyzed what factors contribute to students’ satisfaction levels in online classes, and how the instructors’ nonverbal immediacy impacts those factors....
Teaching Case
Dinah A. Esquivel (Esquivel Consulting LLC, USA)
Copyright © 2014.
This case analyzed what factors contribute to students’ satisfaction levels in online classes, and how the instructors’ nonverbal immediacy impacts those factors....
Handbook of Research on Emerging Priorities and Trends in Distance Education: Communication, Pedagogy, and Technology
Reference Book
T. Volkan Yuzer (Anadolu University, Turkey), Gulsun Eby (Anadolu University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2014.
With the rise of distance education in the post-modern world, progressive research on the best methods, tools, and technologies in the field is necessary to...

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