New issue of IRRODL

From Terry Anderson, Editor of IRRODL:

We are pleased to announce issue 11(1) of the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. This is a general issue featuring 7 research articles, 2 articles from the field, 3 CIDER session recordings, and 1 book review.

In the issue editorial, I discuss changes to our Creative Commons licence and to IRRODL’s policy on papers previously distributed via blogs or conference proceedings.

We are confident that you will both enjoy and learn from the knowledge freely shared by our authors, reviewers, editors, and publisher. Enjoy.

Terry Anderson, Editor


IRRODL policy changes

Terry Anderson

Research Articles

The role of volition in distance education: An exploration of its capacities

Markus Deimann, Theo Bastiaens

Learning in an online distance education course: Experiences of three international students

Zuochen Zhang, Richard Kenny

An investigation of distance education in North American research literature using co-word analysis

Albert Dieter Ritzhaupt, Michelle Stewart, Patryce Smith, Ann E. Barron

Profiles in self-regulated learning in the online learning environment

Lucy Barnard-Brak, Valerie Osland Paton, William Yun Lan

Live, online short-courses: A case study of innovative teacher professional development

Meghan E. Marrero, Jessica Fitzsimons Riccio, Karen A. Woodruff, Glen S. Schuster

The comparative instructional effectiveness of print-based and video-based instructional materials for teaching practical skills at a distance

Francis Donkor

Using mobile phones to improve educational outcomes: An analysis of evidence from Asia

John-Harmen Valk, Ahmed T. Rashid, Laurent Elder

Field Notes

Reaching REMOTE learners: Successes and challenges for students in an online graduate degree program in the Pacific Islands

Kavita Rao, Charles Giuli

“Can you hear me, Hanoi?” Compensatory mechanisms employed in synchronous net-based English language learning

Una Mary Cunningham, Kristy Beers Fägersten, Elin Holmsten

Book Notes

Distance and blended learning in Asia

Tony Bates


Blended online learning design: Shaken not stirred

Norm Vaughn, Michael Power

Bi-national learning and the Internet: Grassroots experiments in global education

William Egnatoff

Moving online: Taking teaching and learning beyond four walls

Steve Rowe


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