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PIDP 3100 Assignment 2.2: Trends Article


PIDP 3100 Assignment 2: Trends Article

Hung, J. (2012). Trends of e-learning research from 2000 to 2008: Use of text mining and bibliometrics. British Journal of Educational Technology, 43(1), 5-16.


Out of 689 articles gathered electronically from 289 of the most prestigious academic journals, this experiment found interesting trends within the e-learning research findings published between the years 2000 and 2008.  Using text mining, bibliometrics, and content analysis, Hung and his team were able to determine the top subjects, the leading submission countries, and which growing topics require further research and publication spots.

PIDP 3100 Assignment 2.2: Roles Article


PIDP 3100 Assignment 2: Roles Article

Berge, Z. L. (2008). Changing instructor’s roles in virtual worlds. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 9(4), 407-414.


Based off of his previous Instructor’s Roles Model, Berge offers alterations to the four elements of the model with regards to course offered in multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs).  As students’ learning styles change so must instructors’ pedagogical, social, managerial, and technical roles.

My Partner’s Blog


Arleen’s Blog

I am currently enrolled in VCC’s PID Program wherein I was partnered with the very pleasant Arleen.  As part of one of our assignments, we were to create a blog and post a link to our partner’s blog as well.  So here’s hers!