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  • Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik Instructional & Learning Technologies Department www.alaasadik.net [email_address] Completed by: Sumaya Al-Fahdi (88855)
  • Lecture One Defining Distance Education Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Interactive Presentation
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • Use to search for: define:distance education
    • “ A type of education, typically college-level, where students work on their own at home or at the office and communicate with faculty and other students via e-mail, electronic forums, videoconferencing, chat rooms, bulletin boards, instant messaging and other forms of computer-based communication”.
    • Adapted from: http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/D/distance_learning.html
    Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • Use to find more info about distance education and distance learning
    • “ 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”.
    • Adapted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distance_education
    Defining Distance Education
  • Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • Discuss the definitions
    • you found with your team
  • Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • Clarify the definitions using
    • the information you found in
    • Wikipedia and other sites.
  • Defining Distance Education
    • What is distance education or distance learning?
    • Distance education is defined as a formal teaching and learning system for students who are not physically present in a traditional educational setting, such as a classroom, by using technologies to deliver course material, assessment, feedback,... etc
  • Defining Distance Education
    • Distance education or distance learning?
    • Distance education because it is wider term. Also, distance education consider as systematic approach for formal education while learning could be both formal and informal. There is a deference between learning and education that learning is just a part of the educational process.
  • Defining Distance Education
    • History of distance education and technology
    • Distance Education started at 1728 in the form of correspondence education, but technology-based distance education might be best linked to the introduction of audiovisual devices into the schools in the early 1900s.
    • Examples of old Technologies used:  
    • 1- Postal services
    • 2- Audio tapes
    • 3- Radio
    • 4-Books and printed materials
    • 5- Educational television
    • ers .
  • Defining Distance Education
    • History of distance education and technology
    • Examples of modern technologies
    • used in distance Education:
    • 1- Videoconferencing
    • 2- Web-conferencing
    • 3- Blackboard
    • 4- Mobile learning
    • 5- Emails, Chat, Voicemail, …etc
  • Defining Distance Education Time for Presentation
    • Questions & Discussions
    The End