Advances in Online and Distance Learning
Online and distance learning have come to the fore in 2020 and 2021, with the Coronavirus pandemic proving a catalyst to the long-term trend towards computer-mediated learning. The impact of this transition on the world in 2020 and 2021 has been profound, with long-term consequences on the viability and form of education. The rapid pivot to online or blended learning has happened across all sectors of education, school, college or university. This period has been a stimulus for the adoption and development of online and remote learning, where institutions have pivoted to online education (whether purely online or blended with significant online content) in a way that was unforeseen and unplanned. This Topic provides an opportunity to share good practice, as well as to provide a platform to explore the problems faced, in online and remote education.
This issue welcomes contributions that consider effective practice, or can identify problems for future work, around distance and online learning. These may be technical or social—looking at the way that pedagogy, people and technology interact in this maelstrom of change.
Papers that consider purely distance (online) learning, blended learning with elements of face-to-face provision, or hybrid learning where learning supports simultaneous face-to-face and online learning are welcomed.
Other aspects of online and distance learning include mobile learning, MOOCS and virtual-reality-based learning. Of particular interest are papers that discuss the effect that the move to online and distance learning has had on the extent to which learners achieved the learning outcomes of the course or the program.
Dr. Neil Gordon
Prof. Dr. Han Reichgelt
Deadline for abstract submissions: 31 May 2022.
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2022.
Interests: technology for teaching in higher education; technology enabled flexible pedagogy; blended learning; online learning; technology-enhanced learning and flexible pedagogy; technology adaptation in teaching and learning in the face of the coronavirus
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Education Sciences: Using Technology in Higher Education—Series 2
- distance learning
- online learning
- student achievement
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