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  •  Kampala University Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 22nd May 2010 Prince J. Wasajja, Jinja Prince Jamil Wasajja Kampala University Education Review Workshop Jinja 21 st -23 rd May 2010
  • Distance Education, or Distance Learning Introduction
    • This is a field of education that focuses on the technology, and
    • instructional system designs that aim to deliver education to students who are not physically "on site" in a traditional classroom or campus.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Introduction; Continued
    • creates and provides access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both.
    • creating an educational experience of equal quality for the learner to best suit their needs outside the classroom.
    • Represents convergence in the education, training and information fields.
    • Internet-enabled learning
    • Dynamic, collaborative, individual, comprehensive
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 21-22nd May 2010 Prince J. Wasajja, Jinja View slide
  • E - Learning Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
    • Need not be 100% electronic
    • Can combine with other forms of learning; eg Classroom teaching, on-the –job training
    • The creation, delivery, and management of training on-line.
    • But can include other media e g; Digital TV, streaming video, CD-ROM
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  • Brief History
    • The University of London was the first university to offer distance-learning degrees, establishing its External Programme in 1858.
    • Another pioneering institution was the University of South Africa , which has been offering Correspondence Education courses since 1946.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Learning is about…
    • Learning is an active mental process of the learner
    • Learning is reflection with ‘inner self’ and through communication with others.
    • Learning is transforming information into knowledge.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Teaching is about….
    • Teaching is enabling students to be active, communicating, thus constructing knowledge
    • Teaching is planning learning activities instead of planning teaching activities.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Learning pyramid
    • Source: National Training Laboratories, Bethel, Maine
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 90% Teach others 75% Practical
        • 50% Discussion
    30% Demonstration 10% Reading/Dictation 20% Audiovisisual 5% Lecture Average student retention rates
  • Key Isues In E-learning
    • Flexibilty of;
      • Content
      • Learning models
      • Goals and assessment
    • New roles for students and teachers
    • Non-linearity at the level of
      • Content and pedagogy
      • Users
      • The learning environment
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
    • Non- linear (flexibility of learning environment)
    • Student-led and Independent
    • Less intimidating
    • Collaborative
    • Inter-disciplinary hence more enriching (flexibility of content)
    • Innovative
    • A trend in Education (on-line communities)
    Main Characteristics Of E-learning Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Non – Linear Approach
    • Linear
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 A B C D E Non – Linear C D B A E
  • Building Content Collaboratively Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 BUILDING AS THE COURSE PROGRESSES Add examples of house resources Add feedback for re-use, model answers Add ‘ Who is Who’ to contact list Add ‘ problems’/’case’ notes Add further ideas, Announcements, comments Add information about experiences of participants Add external resources Add Session highlights
  • Role divisions in e- Learning
    • Teacher’ role
      • Facilitator (ensuring interactivity and participation, moderating)
    • Provide feedback
      • guide
    • Knowledge builder
    • Assessor: conducting student assessments/evaluations
    • Moderator
    • Editor author
    • Publisher
    • Peer reviewer
    • Peer assessor
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Role divisions in e- Learning
    • Students role
      • Develop more responsibility for their careers and future
      • Ensure flexibility in learning process
      • Stimulants to lear ning process; ensures active communit ies among virtual communities
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Summary
    • E-learning is student – centered
    • E-learning is technology – based
    • E-learning exhibits lots of flexib ility in content administration.
    • E-learning is a transitional met hod of learning
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Benefits of e- Learning
    • Dynamism
    • Real time
    • Collaborative
    • Speed delivery
    • Convenience
    • Constituency
    • Global outreach
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Advantages of e-Learning for learners
    • “ When I study on-line, there is no sitting in the back of the class. It is more work than other course. …. I learn more.” e-student
    • E-learning fosters interaction among students and instructors. Interaction stimulates understanding and retaining of information
    • Accommodates different learning styles and fosters learning through a variety of activities that apply to different learning styles.
    • Fosters self- paced learning whereby students can learn at the rate they prefer.
    • Convenient for students to access any time, any place.
    • Reduces travel time and costs or students.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Advantages of e-Learning for learners
    • Encourages students to browse information through hyperlinks to sites on the worldwide web and find information relevant to their individual courses/ aspirations
    • Allows students o select learning materials, or to be directed to content that meets their level of knowledge, interest.
    • Provides content sensitive help (Electronic performance support systems) to computer users and helps them complete tasks .
    • Develop knowledge of the internet that will help learners through out their carriers.
    • Encourage students to take responsibility for their learning and succeedingly builds self- knowledge and self – confidences
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Advantages of e-learning for instructors
    • “ I like the fact that I don’t need to commute to school for classes. That way I can devote more time to my students.”
    • E- learning permits instructors to develop materials using the world wide web resources of the web.
    • Allows instructors to communicate information in a more engaging fashion than in text-based distance education programs. It offers a wide-range of text, diagrams and images with video and sound, including virtual reality
    • Convenient for instructors to access anytime, any place.
    • Allows instructors to packages essential information for all students to access. Instructors can then concentrate on high level activities.
    • Retain records of discussion and allows for later reference through the use of threaded discussion on bulletin boards.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Advantages of e-learning for instructors
    • Generates more personal gratification for instructors through quality student participation.
    • Reduces travel and accommodation costs associated with training programs.
    • Reduces capital costs associated with traditional bricks and mortar schools and training facilities.
    • No need of making handouts
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Summary of advantages
    • Flexibility, Accessibility, convenience
    • Cross platform
    • Web browser software and internet connections are widely available.
    • Ease of updates
    • Travel cost and time saving
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Challenges
    • Students may be required to purchase or rent equipment.
    • Technical difficulties or operator error may hamper student and instructors.
    • Students and instructors may have gaps in their computer knowledge in such areas as windows, so they will require training in computer basics before they can start the online training.
    • Using telephones lines and internet service providers to press internet services , when required, leads to high user fees in many parts of the world.
    • Instructors may need to become familiar with electronic text books; internet- based research material, copyright, and other e-learning related topics.
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Challenges continued…
    • Internet bandwidth may not robust enough to support the desired level of multi media; limited bandwidth means slow performance for sound, video, and intensive graphics, causing long waits for downloads that can affect the ease of the learning process.
    • People working in the e-learning field at an individual location may be pioneers and not the support of a network of more experienced.
    • Not all courses are delivered well by computer. Some training topics are not best served by computer – based training and require a more personal touch
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010
  • Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 Distance Learning at Kampala University
  • Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 Graduate School Classroom Setting
  • Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 Graduate School E - Learning
  • Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 Graduate School
    • E-mailing
    • Chat room
    • Lecturer Dictates
    • Sites Sharing
    • Professional Subscriptions
    • Video Lectures
    • Modules
    Kampala University Distance Learning at Kampala University
  • A Clip of the Sample E- Lecture at Kampala University Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010 THANK YOU!!! E N D
  • Group Discussion
    • Are we ready for E- Learning at Kampala University
        • Make a SWOT analysis of
        • nDistance Learning/E-learning
    Prince Wasajja Jamil Jinja May 2010