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Distance education lecture completion.

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  • 1. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik Instructional & Learning Technologies Department www.alaasadik.net [email_address] Intisar Nasser Alshukri 88905
  • 2. Lecture One (Week 2) Defining Distance Education Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Interactive Presentation
  • 3. Background: The Industrial Revolution in the 19 th century -> Developments in various fields of technology -> Offered new solutions for delivering instruction -> Learners’ interests were enhanced -> Increase in the subject areas offered by distance education -> Became one of the formal means of education. Defining Distance Education
  • 4. What is distance education or distance learning? a field of education focusing on the andragogy and pedagogy, instructional systems, and technology which endeavor to deliver an education to students who are not physically in a classroom or campus setting." In its simplest terms, it means earning a degree online. Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/1715195 Defining Distance Education
  • 5. What is distance education or distance learning? Wikipedia: Distance education  or  distance learning  is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technology with the aim of delivering teaching, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting such as a classroom. It has been described as "a process to create and provide access to learning when the source of information and the learners are separated by time and distance, or both. “ Distance education courses that require a physical on-site presence for any reason (including taking examinations) have been referred to as hybrid [2]  or blended [3]  courses of study. Defining Distance Education
  • 6. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? distance education: Distance education is the process of providing instruction when students and teachers are separated by physical distance.  Technology and print material often in tandem with face to face communication are used to bridge the gap. distance learning: The desired outcome of distance education. http://www.oocities.org/sakdurga/pers/Disteduart.htm
  • 7. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? distance education: Distance education is the process of providing instruction when students and teachers are separated by physical distance.  Technology and print material often in tandem with face to face communication are used to bridge the gap. distance learning: The desired outcome of distance education.
  • 8. Defining Distance Education What is distance education or distance learning? Distance education is defined as …. Distance education is the process of providing instruction when students and teachers are separated by physical distance.  Technology and print material often in tandem with face to face communication are used to bridge the gap.
  • 9. Defining Distance Education Distance education or distance learning? Add your own point of view here …
    • distance education:
    • More general.
    • Involves teaching and learning processes.
    • Involves teacher and students.
  • 10. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (old technology) Paragraph 1 here… Distance education dates to at least as early as 1728, when "an advertisement in the Boston Gazette...[named] 'Caleb Phillips, Teacher of the new method of Short Hand" was seeking students for lessons to be sent weekly. [4]
  • 11. Defining Distance Education History of distance education and technology (modern technology) Paragraph 2 here…
  • 12. Modern distance education initially relied on the development of  postal services  in the 19th century and has been practised at least since  Isaac Pitman  taught shorthand in Great Britain via correspondence in the 1840s. [5]  The  University of London  claims to be the first  university  to offer distance learning  degrees , establishing its  External Programme  in 1858. This program is now known as the University of London International Programmes and includes Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Diploma degrees created by colleges such as the London School of Economics, Royal Holloway and Goldsmiths.  [6]  In the United States  William Rainey Harper , first president of the  University of Chicago  developed the concept of extended education, whereby the research university had satellite colleges of education in the wider community, and in 1892 he also encouraged the concept of correspondence school courses to further promote education, an idea that was put into practice by Columbia University . [7]  In  Australia , the  University of Queensland  established its Department of Correspondence Studies in 1911. [8
  • 13. Defining Distance Education Time for Presentation
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Questions & Discussions The End

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