International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Volume 20, Number 5, December 2019

Table of contents (12 articles)


  1. Editorial – Volume 20, Issue 5

Research Articles

  1. Frugal MOOCs: An Adaptable Contextualized Approach to MOOC Designs for Refugees
  2. Familiarity, Current Use, and Interest in Universal Design for Learning Among Online University Instructors
  3. Ranking Meets Distance Education: Defining Relevant Criteria and Indicators for Online Universities
  4. An Online College Near Me: Exploring the Institutional Factors of E-Learners’ Local Orientation
  5. Investigating the Concerns of First-Time Distance Education Instructors
  6. Value of Open Microcredentials to Earners and Issuers: A Case Study of National Instruments Open Badges
  7. Adoption and Diffusion of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Education: A Meta-Analysis of 25 OER-Projects

Technical Notes

Literature Reviews

  1. Research on Virtual Education, Inclusion, and Diversity: A Systematic Review of Scientific Publications (2007–2017)
  2. A Systematic Review of Technology-Supported Peer Assessment Research: An Activity Theory Approach

Notes From the Field

  1. Strategies to Assist Distance Doctoral Students in Completing Their Dissertations


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