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Tech4101 Distance Education

  1. 1. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik Instructional & Learning Technologies Department www.alaasadik.net alaasadik@squ.edu.om Complete by - Mohammed Awadh Al Badi (u090168)
  2. 2. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Lecture One (Week 2) Defining Distance Education Interactive Presentation
  3. 3. Defining Distance Education Background: 1.The Industrial Revolution in the 19th century (see Wikipedia) → 2.Developments in various fields of technology (give examples) → 3.Offered new solutions for delivering instruction → 4.Learners’ interests (in what?) were enhanced → 5.Increase in the subject areas offered by distance education → 6.Became one of the formal means of education.
  4. 4. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? Defined as a formal educational process in which the majority of synchronous and asynchronous instruction occurs when student and instructor are not in the same place. Distance education includes, but is not limited to, correspondence study or audio, video and/or computer/internet technology.
  5. 5. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? Distance education, or distance learning, is a field of education that focuses on the pedagogy, technology, and instructional system designs that aim to deliver education to students who are not physically "on site.
  6. 6. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? It is distance education because there are a teacher and a tool to deliver the instruction that is plan for. If it’s distance learning it’s mean that it may happen without instructor and collaboration tool .
  7. 7. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning?  an educational process and system in which all or a significant proportion of the teaching is carried out by someone or something removed in space and time from the learner.
  8. 8. In Conclusion The separation of teacher and learner;  The separation among learners;  The use of technology to deliver the subject matter; and  The use of a communication channel to facilitate interaction and support learners. 
  9. 9. Defining Distance Education Distance education or distance learning? Distance education provide opportunity to people who are separate in time and place with instructor or university.
  10. 10. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (old technology) Paragraph 1 here…
  11. 11. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (modern technology) Paragraph 2 here…
  12. 12. Defining Distance Education Time for Presentation
  13. 13. Defining Distance Education In conclusion, many key features characterize distance education: 1. The separation of teacher and learner; 2. The separation among learners; 3. The use of one medium to deliver instruction; and 4. The use of a communication channel to facilitate interaction and support learners.
  14. 14. The End Questions & Discussions

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