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Online learning

  1. 1. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 1SNDTWU - Shruti N. Shruti K.
  2. 2. ONLINE LEARNING OBJECTIVES 9/4/2013 2SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING At the end of this presentation, you will be able to: •Define the meaning of term “Online Learning” •State the modes of synchronous and asynchronous Communication •Explain the history of online learning •Name the universities offering online education •Visualize how online learning takes place •State the characteristics of online learning •Describe the role of an e-tutor in an online environment •Describe the role of a student in an online learning environment •State the advantages and disadvantages of online learning
  3. 3. ONLINE LEARNING OUTLINE 9/4/2013 3SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING • Introduction • What is Online Learning(OL)? • Synchronous Online Learning • Asynchronous Online Learning • History of Online Learning • Examples of virtual universities • How the online universities function • Characteristics of Online Learning • Role of e-tutor • Role of student • Interaction • Do’s and Don’t‘s • Video
  4. 4. ONLINE LEARNING INTRODUCTION 9/4/2013 4SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING WHAT IS ONLINE LEARNING ? • Online learning/e-learning/web-based learning is a method of delivering educational information via internet instead of in a physical classroom • Online course content is delivered in a variety of ways including: text, video, audio, animation, and virtual environments • Online learning is the modern equivalent of distance learning
  5. 5. ONLINE LEARNING INTRODUCTION 9/4/2013 5SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING • Chat • Video Conferencing • Web conferencing • Virtual Worlds Synchronous • Emails • Discussion Forums • e-Portfolios • Repositories of documents/Virtual Libraries, Presentations, Graphics, Audio Files and Videos Asynchronous
  6. 6. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 6SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING HISTORY OF ONLINE LEARNING • The University of Phoenix, established their Online campus in 1988 • Purdue and Memphis State University started offering Online courses during the same time • Stanford University began offering Master’s level programs through the Internet from the same year • In February, 1997, the Orange County Public Schools in Florida started delivering online courses • Today, Yahoo, a World Wide Web Search Engine, lists over 300 sites under Distance Education.
  7. 7. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 7SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING EXAMPLES Indira Gandhi Open University(IGNOU) Symbiosis centre for Distance Learning Karnataka State Open University Sikkim Manipal University Lovely Professional University Annamalai University
  8. 8. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 8SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING EXAMPLES Virtual Universities Canadian University Virtual University of Pakistan Michigan University
  9. 9. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 9SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING How Online Universities Function? methodology used is learner centered teaching learning process is through self instructional learning materials virtual class which provides an online platform to deliver online programs Course materials are uploaded on the platform Discussion forums and chat sessions
  10. 10. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 10SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING CHARACTERISTICS •Learning materials made up of text, graphics and multimedia elements such as video, audio and animation •Synchronous or asynchronous communications applications such as video conferencing, chat rooms, or discussion forums •Use of web browser •Storage, maintenance and administration of the materials is done on a Web server
  11. 11. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 11SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING ROLE OF AN ONLINE LEARNER Self Awareness Independent Self-direction Disciplined Motivation
  12. 12. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 12SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING INTERACTION Your writing skills are very poor, Tom, and they need improvement. Why don’t you take a course? In the meantime, the paper you sent on marketing in organizations just didn’t make sense to me. Don’t you understand the difference between the product and the place? BAD EXAMPLE
  13. 13. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 13SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING INTERACTION Try to be WRITE, • Warm • Responsive • Inquisitive • Tentative • Empathetic Avoid being WRONG • Wordy • Repetitive • Offensive • Negative • Gossipy
  14. 14. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 14SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING INTERACTION Your feedback can be misinterpreted For Eg: “That was great!” (May be sarcastic or encouraging) “That was great”! <grin> Use appropriate emotions Constructive Feedback
  15. 15. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 15SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING INTERACTION You make a couple of really good points in your paper, Tom, especially regarding promotion and price. Do you feel you understand the difference OK? Take a little more time on writing paper. The thoughts you have can come across even better with improved writing skills. Here are a couple of resources that may aid you. GOOD EXAMPLE
  16. 16. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 16 SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING DO’s Be familiar with the course syllabus Develop time management skills to create proper balance Make sure that you attend to all the discussions and chats Participate in all discussions and chats Complete assignments Make content in smaller chunks Give hands on experience to the learners for better experience Use graphics that are meaningful Use real life case studies and scenarios for meaningful connections Include activities to make learning fun. DON’Ts Take face to face curriculum and convert it into online curriculum Evaluate only at the end of the course Force the learner to read every piece of content DO’S AND DON’Ts
  17. 17. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 17 SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING ADVANTAGES Deliver learning anytime Makes learning materials interesting learner centered delivery strategy Increases interaction It can make use of resources already available on the net. Self-paced learning modules allow learners to work at their own pace Encourages to take responsibility for their learning. Can study anywhere and any time as per their convenience Reduces travel time and travel costs for off-campus students
  18. 18. ONLINE LEARNING 9/4/2013 18 SNDTWU ONLINE LEARNING Technical limitation Expensive Limited bandwidth Some learning environment requires the learners to have most up-to-date browsers and software’s. Provide training DISADVANTAGES OF OL
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