CDE seminar: Improving retention and persistence in online learning

For the latest free CDE seminar we were very pleased to welcome Jon Bellum, Provost and Senior Vice-President at Colorado State University-Global Campus, to Senate House to talk about a case study for retention in online learning.  Colorado State University-Global Campus is a 100% online public institution focused on providing adults with career-relevant bachelor’s and … Continue reading

Sponsored/scholarship students: Does additional support in the form of teaching and in-country institutional support have an impact on their retention, progression and level of achievement?

Dr Christine Thuranira-McKeever and Dr Ayona Silva-Fletcher (Veterinary Clinical Services, Royal Veterinary College) Project goals: The main goal of the project is to investigate experience and overall performance of a unique cohort of postgraduate distance learning students at the RVC. The cohort comprises students who are sponsored and offered additional support via in-country teaching and … Continue reading

CDE seminar: Triumphs and disasters in distance education; but mostly disasters

Thursday 28 February 2013 You can see the slides and listen to the audio of the seminar below (they are also available for download): Triumphs and disasters in distance education; but mostly disasters In this CDE seminar, Ormond Simpson introduced his new book ‘Supporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Education’ just out with … Continue reading

Research in Distance Education 2011: outputs

Following a very successful Research in Distance Education 2011 conference on 26 October, we are now pulling together the various outputs from the keynote, presentation and workshop sessions that took place.   This page will host or link to the podcasts, videos, presentation slides, reports and other resources that the event provided.   Keynotes ‘Technology enabled science … Continue reading