Hallowe’en issue of IRRODL

There’s some scary good stuff in this issue!


Vol 13, No 4 (2012)

Table of Contents


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Editorial: Volume 13, Number 4 HTML PDF MP3 EPUB
Terry Anderson i-iv

Research Articles

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An investigation of collaboration processes in an online course: How do small groups develop over time? HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Namsook Jahng 1-18
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Impact of OpenCourseWare publication on higher education participation and student recruitment HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Stephen Carson, Sukon Kanchanaraksa, Ira Gooding, Fred Mulder, Robert Schuwer 19-32
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Facebook groups as LMS: A case study HTML PDF MP3 EPUB
Hagit Meishar-Tal, Gila Kurtz, Efrat Pieterse 33-48
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Footprints of emergence HTML PDF MP3EPUB
Roy Trevor Williams, Jenny Mackness, Simone Gumtau 49-90
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Understanding e-learning adoption in Brazil: Major determinants and gender effects HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Shintaro Okazaki, Luiz Miguel Renda dos Santos 91-106
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Who am I and what keeps me going? Profiling the distance learning student in higher education HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Jacqueline Aundree Baxter 107-129
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Organizational factors’ effects on the success of e-learning systems and organizational benefits: An empirical study in Taiwan HTMLPDF MP3EPUB
Ying Chieh Liu, Yu-An Huang, Chad Lin 130-151
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Exploring learner to content interaction as a success factor in online courses HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Tekeisha Denise Zimmerman 152-165
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Assumptions and challenges of open scholarship HTML PDF MP3EPUB
George Veletsianos, Royce Kimmons 166-189
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Beyond the net generation debate: A comparison between digital learners in face-to-face and virtual universities HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Begoña Gros, Iolanda Garcia, Anna Escofet 190-210
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Mobile microblogging: Using Twitter and mobile devices in an online course to promote learning in authentic contexts HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Yu-Chang Hsu, Yu-Hui Ching 211-227
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Sense of community in graduate online education: Contribution of learner to learner interaction HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Jo L. Shackelford, Marge Maxwell 228-249
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Student access to and skills in using technology in an open and distance learning context HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Hanlie Liebenberg, Yuraisha Chetty, Paul Prinsloo 250-268
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Emotional presence, learning, and the online learning environment HTML PDF MP3EPUB
Marti Cleveland-Innes, Prisca Campbell 269-292

Field Notes

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A needs assessment of ODL educators to determine their effective use of open educational resources HTML PDFMP3 EPUB
Charity Akuadi Okonkwo 293-312

Leadership in Open and Distance Learning Notes

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Leadership, personal transformation, and management HTML PDF MP3EPUB
Tim Workman, Marti Cleveland-Innes 313-323

Book Notes

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Book review – Learning theory and online technologies HTML PDF MP3EPUB
Diane Carver

Creative Education Vol.3 No.1


Creative Education
February,  2012 Volume 3, Number 1
Psychological Foundations of Creative Education
Valentin Ageyev
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31001    pp 1-9
Visionaries from the East as Guiding Principles for Western Education
Stephen R. White, John Janowiak
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31002    pp 10-15
Program Selection among Pre-Service Teachers: MBTI Profiles within a College of Education
Stephen Rushton, Jenni Menon Mariano, Tary L. Wallace
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31003    pp 16-23
Attitudes of American Teachers Preparing to Become Administrators toward Teaching Creative Strategies
Climetine Clayburn, Stu Ervay, Nancy Albrecht
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31004    pp 24-29
Exploring Parents’ and Teachers’ Views of Primary Pupils’ Thinking Skills and Problem Solving Skills
Subadrah Nair, Tang Keow Ngang
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31005    pp 30-36
What Really Affects Student Satisfaction? An Assessment of Quality through a University-Wide Student Survey
Giuliana Solinas, Maria Dolores Masia, Giorgio Maida, Elena Muresu
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31006    pp 37-40
Relevance of Mastery Learning (ML) in Teaching of English (Case Study the University of Guilan, Iran)
Abbas Sadeghi, Atefeh Sadeghi
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31007    pp 41-44
Creative Mathematics Education
Edgar E. Escultura
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31008    pp 45-54
Creativity in Greek Music Curricula and Pedagogy: An Investigation of Greek Music Teachers’ Perceptions
Dimitrios Zbainos, Ariadni Anastasopoulou
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31009    pp 55-60
A Pastiche of Outcomes for a Teacher-Student Pair: Experiences within a Reading Cluster Group
Angie L. Miller, Amanda O. Latz, Sarah C. W. Jenkins, Cheryll M. Adams
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31010    pp 61-66
An Expressive Arts-Based and Strength-Focused Experiential Training Program for Enhancing the Efficacy of Teachers Affected by Earthquake in China
Rainbow T. H. Ho, Fumin Fan, Angel H. Y. Lai, Phyllis H. Y. Lo et al.
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31011    pp 67-74
The Role of Women in the Utilization of Inquiry-Based Science Instruction
William D. Simpson
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31012    pp 75-78
Educating for Peace: A Case Study of a Constructivist Approach to Understanding Peace through Artistic Expression
Young Imm Kang Song
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31013    pp 79-83
Safety Aspects in the Distance Learning Systems
Sergii Kavun, Yousef Daradkeh, Alexander Zyma
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31014    pp 84-91
Gender and Anxiety: A Comparison of Student Anxiety Levels in Face-to-Face and Video Conferencing Courses
Jodi McKnight, Mark A. McKnight
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31015    pp 92-95
Digital Renaissance: The Creative Potential of Narrative Technology in Education
Tony Hall
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31016    pp 96-100
T-SCORM: An Extension of the SCORM Standard to Support the Project of Educational Contents for t-Learning
Francisco Miguel da Silva, Francisco Milton Mendes Neto, Aquiles Medeiros Filgueira Burlamaqui, Diogo Henrique Duarte Bezerra
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31017    pp 101-108
Challenges Facing Techinical Training in Kenya
Antony K. Sang, George M. Muthaa, Zacharia K. Mbugua
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31018    pp 109-113
Information Systems Development Methodolgies in Developing Higher Education
Adam Marks
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31019    pp 114-119
Authentic Situations Motivate Medical Students for Dealing with Medical Insurance Issues—A Study of Learning Styles and E-Learning
Susanne Nielsen, Kaety Plos, Carina Furaker, Annika Jakobsson
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31020    pp 120-125
Trees and Nests: A Comparison between Two Hierarchical Metaphors in Educational Applications
Adi Katz
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31021    pp 126-133
Factors Associated with Occupational Stress and Their Effects on Organizational Performance in a Sudanese University
Ahlam B. El Shikieri, Hassan A. Musa
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31022    pp 134-144
Assessing Clinical and Academic Performance in a Master’s Level Speech Language Pathology Program: A Path Analysis
Margaret M. Kjelgaard, Anthony J. Guarino
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31023    pp 145-148
Transnational Immigration and Education: A Case Study of an Ethiopian Immigrant High School Student
Afra Ahmed Hersi
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31024    pp 149-154
Student Evaluations: Synchronous Tripod of Learning Portfolio Assessment—Self-Assessment, Peer-Assessment, Instructor-Assessment
Jenna-Lynn Senger, Rani Kanthan
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31025    pp 155-163
The Impact of the American English Learning upon Chinese College Students’ Ideology
Xiao Yue
Abstract References | Full Paper: PDF       DOI:  10.4236/ce.2012.31026    pp 164-169

IRRODL vol 16, no. 6

Table of Contents


Terry Anderson

Research Articles

Gary L Long, Carol Marchetti, Richard Fasse
Maggie Hartnett, Alison St. George, Jon Dron
Ramzi Nasser, Maha Cherif, Michael Romanowski
Insung Jung, Tat Meng Wong, Chen Li, Sanjaa Baigaltugs, Tian Belawati
Christine I Ofulue
Bruno Poellhuber, Terry Anderson
Swapna Kumar, Kara Dawson, Erik W Black, Catherine Cavanaugh, Christopher D Sessums
Nathaniel Mark Ostashewski, Doug Reid, Susan Moisey
Olugbade Oladokun, Lenrie Aina
Emmanuelle Quillerou

Book Notes

Book Review – The Perfect Online Course: Best Practices for Designing and Teaching
Marta Ruiz-Corbella

Book review – Bridging the knowledge divide: Educational technology for development
Aminudin Zuhairi

Book review – Web 2.0-based e-learning: Applying social informatics for tertiary teaching

Juan Leon
Book review – Learning with digital games: A practical guide to engaging students in higher education
Maja Pivec