Gaps

Agile research development incurs several issues such as time constraints and growing gaps in the literature review (a.k.a personal knowledge gaps). There is now a major gap in the literature review on educational policy theory that cascades to the research focus (e.g. chapter 1) and methodology (chapter 3). The patterns found in the previous literature…

Confluence

The original research direction was to study the operational level of the open e-publishing of open source e-books. This direction changed to the examination of the overall distance education (DE) system perspective on open e-publishing of open e-books. After reflection on my personal worldview, literature, theory, methodology, and impact for DE, the research viewpoint has…

Getting to the problem statement

When is something that is interesting to explore become a problem? A generic problem statement > why is creating an open e-textbook a problem when you have a free and open e-publishing system?