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  1. 1. Terry Anderson<br />Publishing in Distance Education and Educational Technology: trends, topics, journal, ratings, plagiarism, logistics and open source.<br />
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  3. 3. Interaction Equivalency Theorem by Anderson (2003)<br />
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  5. 5. TaxonomyoftheMany<br />JonDron<br />Terry Anderson<br />
  6. 6. TEKRI (TechnologyEnhancedKnowledgeResearchInstitute) da Universidade de Athabasca<br />
  7. 7. The Geography of Distance Education Research – Bibliographic Characteristics of a Journal Network<br />OlafZawacki-Richter<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Distance Education Journals
  9. 9. Validated structure of distance education research areas
  10. 10. Review of research between 2000 and 2008: gaps and priority areas
  11. 11. Perspectives for future research</li></li></ul><li>Distance Education Journals<br /><ul><li>What are the majorjournals in the field and how can they be grouped in terms of impact and perceived quality?
  12. 12. How do the journals relateto eachother in a network of giving and receiving citations?
  13. 13. What are the mostcentral and prestigious journals in the network and which journals are peripheral or isolated?</li></li></ul><li>Structure of Distance Education Journal Network<br /><ul><li>Journals as importantcarriers of knowledge in a discipline
  14. 14. Research builds upon and refers to previousresearch
  15. 15. Previous research is acknowledged by citations
  16. 16. Social Network Analysis (SNA): The nodes are journals and the ties in the network are citations.
  17. 17. The journal network reveals relationships and patterns of scientific information exchange, the "intellectualstructure" of a discipline (Liu, 2007).</li></li></ul><li>Selected Journals<br />
  18. 18. Journal Citation Network<br /><ul><li>Mean citation rate across all journals: 44 ("tie density")
  19. 19. Standardized mean citation rate: 0.46 cites/paper </li></li></ul><li>
  20. 20. Perceived quality<br /><ul><li>Journal Prestige Survey: Editorial Board Members (83 of 277).
  21. 21. Rating scale according to Nelson, Buss & Katzko (1983): Please assign numbers to the journals listed below according to how you would rate them, where:</li></ul>5 = outstanding<br />4 = excellent<br />3 = good<br />2 = adequate<br />1 = poor<br />You may leave blanks if you do not recognize a journal.<br />
  22. 22. Perceived quality and prestige<br />
  23. 23. Perceived quality and prestige<br />
  24. 24. Research Areas: Delphi Study<br /><ul><li>Expert panel: 25 individuals from 11 countries (average of 27years of professionalexperience in distance education)
  25. 25. 1. round: Experts were asked to list 10 important research areas
  26. 26. 2. round: Experts were asked to rate research areas on a scale of importance; What are the most neglected research areas?</li></li></ul><li>Classification of Research Areas<br />

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