“Web-based Instruction (WBI) is ahypermedia-based instructional program which utilizes the attributes and resources of the World Wide Web to create a meaningful learning environment where learning is fostered and supported.” (Khan, 1997)
“Application of cognitively oriented instructional strategies within aconstructivist and collaborative learning environment, that utilizing the attributes and resources of the World Wide Web.” Relan & Gillami, 1997
Teaching and learning supported by the use of Internet technology, usingelectronic resources distributed over the Web.
Web-based Instruction (WBI) Web-based Online TeachingInstruction and Learning TERMINOLOGIES Online Online Teaching Training & Learning
Saving the cost: Material production (eg: CBT, live broadcast, web-based learning objects) Transportation (eg: distance learning, virtual education)
A complete package of instructional technology delivery Medium ▪ Web + Multimedia + Streaming Content providers Learning objects and materials Easy updating
Face-to-face vs independent learning Objectivist vs constructivist On-site vs off-site Support traditional and face-to-face teaching and learning Motivation Excitement Enjoyable
“The potential benefit from for formulating evaluation methodologies for the Web (for instructional materials) depends on whether or not the Web will become a permanent medium or apassing fad? In fact, the Web will likely soon become the most popular medium for the delivery of distance education type materials.” (Nichols, 1995)
Anytime, anywhere (24 X 7) Student-centered E-moderation Interactivity (System, Peer and Instructor) Contents Updating and Distributions
Course Outline Overview of the course structure Provide hyperlinks to course pages Simple HTML pages containing material relevant to that part of course. Course Materials Pages of more structured course contents Notes, concepts mapping, reading materials Texts, simple graphics, audio.
Exercises & Assignments Areas for students to do exercises and assignment. To be completed by students as they work through the course materials. Computer automated assessment: True false questions, objectives, fill in the blank. Teacher assessment: Semi-structured, essays.
Multimedia resources One major advantage of WBI – multimedia resources can be accessed and stored within the learning environment. Simulations, Virtual Reality, Animatronics, etc. More sophisticated educational materials.
Advanced elements demand more time, cost and resources. Conferencing Tools Class List & Student Homepage Online Assignment & Assessment File Upload Area Calendar Search Tools Etc…
To reduce travel expenses. For outreach to other students. To improve training quality. To improve training efficiency or timing. To boost the image of the training organization.