Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning

Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning

The Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning is a refereed journal published annually by the New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (DEANZ). It publishes articles from around the world relating to primary research investigations, literature reviews, the application of distance education innovations, and the experiences of teaching at a distance. Theoretical and empirically based research articles, research notes, reports and case studies of practice, and reviews by or of interest to those involved in distance education and open learning are invited for submission. 

The Journal of Flexible, Open and Distance Learning is the journal of the New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (DEANZ, www.deanz.org.nz).
ISSN: Print 1179-7665; Online 1179-7673.


Vol 17, No 1 (2013): JOFDL Special Issue - Primary and Secondary Distance Education: Expanding the knowledge base in the schools sector

This issue of JOFDL seeks to advance understanding of distance education in the schools sector in New Zealand, Australia and other Pacifica countries. Contributors focus on some aspect of distance education in the schools sector.

Table of Contents

Special issue - Primary and Secondary Education

Editorial Introduction PDF
Michael K Barbour, Keryn Pratt i-ii
OtagoNet: One region’s model for virtual schooling PDF
Keryn Pratt, Ken Pullar 1-11
The FarNet journey: Effective teaching strategies for engaging Māori students on the Virtual Learning Network PDF
Michael K Barbour, Carolyn Bennett 12-23
A case study of blended teaching and learning in a New Zealand secondary school, using an ecological framework PDF
Pinelopi Zaka 24-40
Book Review - eLearnings: Implementing a national strategy for ICT in education, 1998-2010 PDF
Darren Sudlow 41-43
Book Review - Making the move to K–12 online teaching: Research-based strategies and practices PDF
David Adelstein 44-45
Interview with Eddie Reisch PDF
Hazel Owen 46-55


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Journal of Online, Flexible and Distance Learning - the journal of the New Zealand Association for Open, Flexible and Distance Learning (DEANZ).
ISSN (Print): 1179-7665 ISSN (Online): 1179-7673