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  • Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101
    • Dr. Alaa Sadik
    • Instructional & Learning Technologies Department
    • www.alaasadik.net
    • [email_address]
    • Completed by
    • Amina 59211
    • Nawal Al ghafri
  • Lecture One Defining Distance Education Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Interactive Presentation
    • What is distance education?
    • formal educational process in which the majority of the instruction occurs when student and instructor are not in the same place.
    • Instruction may be synchronous or asynchronous.
    • Distance education may employ correspondence study, or audio, video, or computer technologies.
    Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education?
    • A field of education that focuses on the pedagogy and andragogy , technology, and instructional systems design that aim to deliver education to students who are not physically "on site".
    Defining Distance Education
  • Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance learning?
    • A process to create and provide access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both.
  • Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • DE:
    • formal educational process which comes under a formal institutions where teachers and students are engaged.
    • Organized process.
    • Includes DL.
    • DL:
    • It can be as free study, not under a formal institution.
    • More flexible (all ages).
  • History of distance education and technology
    • Distance education dates to at least as early as 1728, when "an advertisement in the Boston Gazette...[named] 'Caleb Phillips, Teacher of the new method of Short Hand" was seeking students for lessons to be sent weekly.
    • The University of London was the first university to offer distance learning degrees, establishing its External Programme in 1858.
    • The first catalog of instruction films appeared in 1910 and in 1913.
    • instructional media were introduced into many extension programs by 1920 in the form of slides and motion pictures just as they were in the classroom.  
  • History of distance education and technology
    • In 1932, seven years before television was introduced at the New York World's Fair, the State University of Iowa began experimenting with transmitting instructional courses.  
    • By the late 1950s, 17 programs used television in their instructional materials.
    • By the mid 1960s, much of the interest in funding instructional television had abated, and the Ford Foundation shifted its support to public television.
  • History of distance education and technology
    • Recent developments in technology in distance education provided a wider range of teaching functions and a higher quality of learning, lower costs, greater student control, more interaction and feedback for students.
    • By the year of 2000, more than 80% of off-campus and 10-20% of on-campus instruction would take place through telecommunications.
  • Recent development in DE
    • Distance Education Modernization Project: The Project aims to provide a full range of quality courses for secondary school graduates who lack access to conventional universities by setting up a national network of tele-centers and affiliated facilities in existing schools.
    • In Ontario , Canada the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities established the elearnnetwork.ca in 2007 to provide access to students in small and rural communities across Ontario who wanted to pursue college or university courses from their community by distance education.
    • A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a system that creates an environment designed to facilitate teachers in the management of educational courses for their students, especially a system using computer hardware and software, which involves distance learning.
    • Questions & Discussions
    The End