13 (2), 2012


From Editor
Welcome to Volume 13, Number 2 of TOJDE


Galina ARTYUSHINA & Olga SHEYPAK
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Impacting Motivation In The Virtual Classroom


Abdul Jabbar BHATTI & Nabi BUX JUMANI
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Use Of Libraries In Open And Distance Learning System: 
Barriers To The Use Of Aiou Libraries By Tutors And Students


Fakhrozaman Naeemi HOSSAINY , Mahmud HORMOZI , Hossein ZARE , Farhad SHAGHAGHI & Mohamad Hossain KAVEH
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Designing And Implementing A Situated Learning Program And Determining 
Its Impact On The Students’ Motivation And Learning


Mohammad Imam FARISI
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Social Relation Networks In Ut-Online Community Forum


Tichaona MAPOLISA
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Provision Of Research Support Services To Odl Learners By Tutors:
A Focus On The Zimbabwe Open University’s Bachelor Of Education (Educational Management) Research Students’ Supervision Experiences


Leili MOSALANEJAD , Sakine SHAHSAVARI , Saed Sobhanian & Mehdi DASTPAK
NOTE FOR EDITOR: The Effect Of Virtual Versus Traditional Learning
In Achieving Competency-Based Skills


Kiran Lata DANGWAL & Shireesh Pal SINGH
NOTE FOR EDITOR: Enhancing Spiritualism In Virtual World


Lori KUPCZYNSKI , Marie-Anne MUNDY & Gerri MAXWELL
Faculty Perceptions Of Cooperative Learning 
And Traditional Discussion Strategies In Online Courses


Figen UNAL-COLAK & Ozlem OZAN
The Effects Of Animated Agents On Students’ Achievement And Attitudes


F. L. Antony GRACIOUS & F. L. Jasmine Anne SHYLA
Multiple Intelligence And Digital Learning Awareness 
Of Prospective B.Ed Teachers


Gina G. BERRIDGE, Samantha PENNEY & Judy WELLS
eFACT: Formative Assessment Of Classroom Teaching For Online Classes


Cem BALCIKANLI
Language Learning In Second Life: American And Turkish Students’ Experiences


Onias MAFA & Enna Sukutai GUDHLANG
Examination Management As A Way Of 
Achieving Quality Assurance In Odl Institutions:
The Case Of Zimbabwe Open University


Serap Samsa YETIK, Halil Ibrahim AKYUZ & Hafize KESER
Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions About Their Problem Solving Skills 
In The Scenario Based Blended Learning Environment


Matti J. HAVERILA
The Biggs And Moore Model In E-Learning:
The Role Of Motivation And Collaboration As Moderators


Stephanie HUNTE
First Time Online Learners’ Perceptions 
Of Support Services Provided


Murat Pasa UYSAL
The Domains For The Multi-Criteria Decisions About E-Learning Systems


Kadriye UZUN & C. Hakan AYDIN
The Use Of Virtual Ethnography In Distance Education Research


Michael K. BARBOUR, Angelene McLAREN & Lin ZHANG
It’s Not That Tough: Students Speak About Their Online Learning Experiences


Inegbedion, JULIET & Adeyemi JULIUS
Cost Drivers In Distance Education: The Values In Nigerian Universities


Manas RANJAN PANIGRAHI
Capacity Building Of Teachers Through Distance Mode Using Teleconferenceing As An Innovative Tool


Tugba Yanpar YELKEN, Figen KILIC & Caner OZDEMIR
The Strategic Planning (Swot) Analysis Outcomes And Suggestions According To The Students And The Lecturers Within The Distance Education System


Gülfem SEZEN BALCIKANLI
Social Networking In Physical Education: 
Undergraduate Students’ Views On Ning


Fatma EKICI, Izzet KARA & Erhan EKICI
The Primary Student Teachers’ Views About A Blended Learning Application In A Basic Physics Course


M. SHANMUGHAM & S. KISHORE
Integration Of Prior Learning And Assessment In The Ignou 
Community College System For Skill Development


Sindhu P. NAIR
Towards Understanding The Successful Learner: A Case Study Of IGNOU


Serkan ÇELIK
Development Of Usability Criteria For E-Learning Content Development Software


Meral GUVEN
Epistemological Beliefs And Metacognitive Strategies Of Elt Pre-Service Teachers In Distance And Formal Education


Muhammad Asif CHUADHRY & Syed Manzoor Hussain SHAH
Impact Of Managerial Skills Learnt Through Ma Educational Planning Management Programme Of Aiou On The Performance Of Institutional Heads


Reviewed By Martha A. BROWN
REVIEW: The Restorative Classroom: 
Using Restorative Approaches To Foster Effective Learning