Issues in Distance Learning Article
Lorraine Sherry, University of Colorado at Denver, United States
IJET Volume 1, Number 4, ISSN 1077-9124 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This review of literature and research into the effectiveness of distance education systems deals with a number of factors which affect their success or failure. These include the influence of distance learning theory upon instructional design and delivery, redefining the roles of partners in distance education teams, media selection, technology adoption, change implementation, methods and strategies to increase interactivity, inquiry, and active learning, learner characteristics and modes of learning, teacher mediation and learner support, operational issues, policy and management issues, and cost/benefit tradeoffs. It is intended as a companion piece to Sherry and Morse's (1994) training needs assessment.
Sherry, L. (1995). Issues in Distance Learning. International Journal of Educational Telecommunications, 1(4), 337-365. Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved May 26, 2018 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/8937/.
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