Distance Education

Examples of EMC703 CMC Discussions

Summary of Locus of Control FirstClass Discussion
Summary of Constructivism FirstClass Discussion

Online Papers Written for EMC703

Learner Control
Interaction Processes: Issues and Factors

Transactional Distance

Links to Online Papers

Bonk, C.J., Malikowski, S., Agneli, C., and Supplee, L. (1998). Holy COW: Scaffolding Case-Based "Conferencing on the Web" with Preservice Teachers.

Bonk, C.J., Cummings, J.A., Hara, N., Fischler, R.B. and Lee, S.M. (1999). A Ten Level Web Integration Continuum for Higher Education: New Resources, Partners, Courses, and Markets.

Brown, G., and Wack, M. (1999, May). The Difference Frenzy and Matching Buckshot with Buckshot. The Technology Source.

Chickering, A.W., and Ehrman, S.C. (1997). Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever. American Association for Higher Education.

Digest of Education Statistics. (1997). National Center for Education Statistics.

Ehrman, S.C. (1997). Asking the Right Question: What Does Research Tell Us about Technology and Higher Learning?

Feenberg, A. (1993). Building a Global Network: The WBSI Experience. In Harasim, L. (Ed), Global Networks. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Hara, N., and Kling, R. (1999). Students' Frustrations with a Web-based Distance Education Course: A Taboo Topic in Discourse.

Harris, D., DiPaolo, A., and Goodman, J. (1994). Proposal Submitted to and Funded by the Sloan Foundation, November 28.

Intellectual Property Subcommittee's Report on Courseware Development and Distribution. ( 1998). Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Kowalski, J. (1998, August). The Benefits of Information Technology. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University.(ERIC Digest, ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, EDO-IR-98-04)

McGeehan, P. (1999, April 2). Business School Links Up With Internet Education Firm. Wall Street Journal.

Mendels, P. (1999, March 24). Can New Technologies Revitalize Old Teaching Methods? New York Times.

Mendels, P. (1999, September 22). Study Finds Problems With Web Class. New York Times.

Montgomery, S.M. (1998). Addressing Diverse Learning Styles Through the Use of Multimedia.

National Conference of State Legislatures. (1999).

Noble, D.F. (1998a). Digital Diploma Mills: The Automation of Higher Education. First Monday, Issue 3, no. 1.

Noble, D.F. (1998b). Digital Diploma Mills, Part II: The Coming Battle Over Online Instruction.

Noble, D.F. (1998c). Digital Diploma Mills, Part III: The Bloom Is Off the Rose.

Phipps, R., and Merisotis, J. (1999). What's the Difference? A Review of Contemporary Research on the Effectiveness of Distance Learning in Higher Education.

Ragan, L.C. (1998). Good Teaching is Good Teaching: An Emerging Set of Guiding Principles and Practices for the Design and Development of Distance Education. DEOSNEWS, Vol. 8 No. 12.

Russel, T. L. (1999). The No Significant Difference Phenomenon. Chapel Hill, NC: Office of Instructional Telecommunications, North Carolina University.

Uhl, J. (1999). Why (and How) I Teach Without Long Lectures.

Collected Links

The Future of Online Learning
Distance Education:  A Primer
EMC703:  General Resources
Resources for Learning about Distance Education
Descriptions of Distance Education
Distance Learning Using the Internet

Distance Learning Resource Page
Links to Funding Sources
Transactional Distance
The World Lecture Hall at the University of Texas
The Institute for Learning Technologies, Columbia University
The Asynchronous Learning Network (ALN)
The NODE/RÉDO -- Ontario's Network for Learning
Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
United States Distance Learning Association
Distance Education Report (Online)
The Waterhole: A Community College on Technology
Web and Distance Education Resources Mystery List
Glenn Hoyle's Distance Learning on the Net
ISI's Partnerships in Distance Learning Program

University of Wisconsin-Extension, Distance Education Clearinghouse

Athabasca University "Resources in Distance Education" (RIDE)

Dr. E's Eclectic Compendium of Electronic Resources for Adult/Distance Education

The American Center for the Study of Distance Education (ACSDE)

The Annenberg/CPB Project Top Ten Distance Education Websites

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