Communication Barriers in Distance Education
Aytekin Isman, Fahme Dabaj, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Communication is a key concept as being the major tool for people in order to satisfy their needs. It is an activity which refers as process and effective communication requires qualified communication with the elimination of communication barriers. As it is known, distance education is a new trend by following contemporary facilities and tools about teaching-learning process by embracing the technological improvements. Besides getting effective communication with traditional context, online courses become new options in order to catch flexibility. It is important that establishing the effective communication process depends on elimination obstacles during communication process. Therefore, being aware about communication barriers on distance education makes people to be more productive at their roles.
Isman, A. & Dabaj, F. (2004). Communication Barriers in Distance Education. In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 491-496). Atlanta, GA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).