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  • it is simple presentation and it contains clear information about the interaction process..

    thanks alot..
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  • good and clear presentation as my peers said previously...

    It describes the relationships in DE in a clear and understandable way

    It shows how the interaction can appear in DE environment

    the interaction categories is defined clearly

    Aysha Al-Shuailia
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  • The presentation has a clear idea that compares between the F2F classroom and DE environment and the nature of the interaction process in the tow environmnet.It was clear,beneficial and simple,but require more expla=ination and research from us.Good luck for all

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  • Clear prsentation...

    I like the interaction part..
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  • it is good but we need more practical than theroietical
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Key Issues in Distance Education Key Issues in Distance Education Presentation Transcript

  • Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik Instructional & Learning Technologies Department www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
    • Lecture Two
    • Key Issues in Distance Education
    • The educational relationship in DE - Interaction at a distance
    Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101
    • In face-to-face education :
    • The teacher can play an essential role in facilitating learning and supporting students. How?
    • prepare lessons,
    • discuss students,
    • manage the class,
    • select the needed technology,
    • suggest activities,
    • assess students and provide reinforcement.
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education View slide
    • In distance education:
    • Although DE is recognised by the separation between the tutor and learners, an important role can be played by distance tutors. How?
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education View slide
    • In distance education:
    • Although DE is recognised by the separation between the tutor and learners, an important role can be played by distance tutors. How?
    • deliver instructional materials,
    • suggest learning resources,
    • use appropriate interaction technology,
    • respond to students’ questions.
    • select the appropriate form of assessment.
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • In distance education:
    • Therefore, a DE environment has two main components:
    • The subject matter
    • The dialogue
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • In distance education:
    • Therefore, a DE environment has two main components:
    • The subject matter (course designer’ role, later in this course)
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • In distance education:
    • Components of DE environments:
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
    • Important for activating the use of new knowledge and facilitating assessment of students’ progress.
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • In distance education:
    • Components of DE environments:
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
      • How can be achieved?
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • In distance education:
    • Components of DE environments:
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
      • The tutor may visit the distant site, or students may take a trip to a central site.
      • The tutor may use technology to interact and support students.
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
    • The dialogue in the absence of two-way communication technology (e.g., printed materials, TV and phone calls) .
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education Model 1 Develop Deliver Interact
    • The dialogue (tutor’s role)
    • The dialogue using two-way communication technology (e.g., the Internet)
    The Educational Relationship in Distance Education Model 2 The same medium can be used to distribute the content and facilitate interaction
    • Interaction
    • A process of communication that happens between the learner and the learning environment (the tutor, students and the learning content) in which the learner takes a more positive role .
    • Interactivity has been described as a key to success in traditional classroom to enhance learning and motivate learners.
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Types of Interaction
    • Social interaction Student-instructor interaction Student-student interaction
    • Individual interaction Student-content interaction
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Social Interaction
    • Student-instructor interaction
    • Occurs between the learner and the instructor.
    • Why?
    • To motivate and support the learner and allows for clarification of any misunderstanding.
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Social Interaction
    • Student-Student interaction
    • Occurs between one learner and another learner, with or without the presence of an instructor. Used to negotiate information and share learning experience.
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Individual Interaction
    • Learner-content interaction
    • Occurs between the learner and the learning content to bring about changes in the learner’s understanding .
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Types of Social Interaction
    • Time-dependent (synchronous)
    • Time-independent (asynchronous)
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Types of Social Interaction
    • Time-dependent (synchronous)
    • Using real-time communication technology (e.g., telephone, video conferencing, chatting…)
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Types of Social Interaction
    • Time-independent (asynchronous)
    • Using communication tools (e.g., fax, e-mail, discussion boards…) .
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Encouraging interaction at a distance.
    • Student-instructor interaction.
      • Student-instructor interaction can be constructed and fostered in DE. How?
      • Using various strategies
      • group-based collaborative projects,
      • presentation boards,
      • tutor questioning.
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Encouraging interaction at a distance.
    • Student-student interaction
      • Student-student interaction can be constructed and fostered in DE. How?
      • Using various strategies
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Encouraging interaction at a distance: How?
    • Student-content interaction
      • Student-content interaction can be constructed and fostered in DE. How?
      • Using various strategies
    Interaction at a Distance
    • Questions & Discussions
    The End