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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 341–345
Abstract: In any academic environments, availability of technology is a competitive advantage, critical to the ongoing success of an institution. For a distance learner, the minimum requirement to participate in an online course is access to a...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 52
Student retention continues to be the driving force for institutional student support services initiatives. Although student support mechanisms have improved over the years, learners requirements have not changed, they still require the same quality ...
Mentoring:Using Knowledge Capital to Provide Effective Professional Development for Distance Educators
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2437–2442
Abstract: Institutions of higher education are finding cost effective ways of developing and offering online courses to current and potential new audiences. Quality courses must be developed and delivered using cost effective resources. These...
Distance education: A case study of availability of learning resources to students at the Zimbabwe Open University
Distance@education: A case study of availability of learning resources to students at the Zimbabwe@Open@University (2001) pp. 1–229
Distance learning is an excellent method of reaching adult learners. Because of the competing priorities of work, home, and school, adult learners desire a high degree of flexibility. The structure of distance learning gives adults the greatest...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1914–1919
The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate a teacher preparation program that exemplifies a core to a good education system and an integral factor in developing intellectually and socially successful students. Because technology is becoming...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1682–1685
This roundtable/paper discusses design of high-structure high-dialogue online courses for both distance and hybrid students. Discussions on design of the online course include elements of Welcome page, the instructor’s page, student homepage,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1667–1670
Constructivism is a pedagogical strategy just like technology is a tool. Even so, to ensure meaningful learning, it is essential that we place pedagogy above technology. Students do not learn from the technology; they learn from competent...
Technology Integration in the classroom: Using PowerPoint for Story Sequence: The Case of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 641–646
Abstract: Technology offers the potential to enhance and improve students' learning experience. Technology can help an educator develop effective, efficient, and appealing learning experiences to address the individual needs of the learners....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2064–2068
One primary task for educators involves determining how best to utilize available technology resources to enhance student learning. A U.S. Department of Education (2000) report that: "Teachers must be comfortable with technology, able to apply it...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1290–1296
Distance learning continues to be popular because of its ability to provide greater convenience, time flexibility and self-paced learning to students while avoiding travel time and cost. It can also accommodate learning styles not suited to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1686–1687
There are various formats for online peer collaboration and numerous ways to enrich online learning environments. This panel discussion focuses subtopics on team building and team work evaluation strategies, teaching that is multicultural –...
The Implementation of Distance Education at Four Institutions: The Tools, Support, and Faculty Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) p. 672
During the session the presenters, from four (4) different universities, will share the technology and processes used to implement distance education on their campuses, with a special emphasis on the use of distance education for the initial and...