ACTIONS Model For selecting distance education media and technology TV broadcastingAccess How accessible is a particular technology for learners? Learns cannot access to TV broadcasting anytime because it time-dependent. Learners should have the TV guide to know when each program will offering and in which channel. How flexible is it for a particular target group? It need specific channel that learners should have. Also, students should be have TV in their home.Costs What is the cost structure of each technology? The cost of TV program is very high because it require many things like human and technical support, equipment, budget, and instructional materials to be delivered. What is the unit cost per student? AC(N)=FN+V =6000/20+3000=6000 What are the opportunity costs vs. other technology choices? It is cheap compared to other technology like video conferencing ,audio conferencing, and mobile learningTeaching and Learning What kinds of learning are needed? It could be used in distance education and individual learning. What instructional approaches will best meet these needs? The teacher can explain and show the content to the learners. Learners can ask questions to the teacher. Also, students can learn practical side of the subject.
What are the best technologies for supporting teaching and learning in this environment? There are many technology that can use to support teaching and learning in TV environment such as: Telephone line, fax, and e-mail. Can the content be adapted to the technology? Content is suited toTV. TV enables us to deliver the content in different ways using different materials. What skills does the technology develop? This technology can enhance many skills like listening skill, thinking skills, and note taking skills.Interactivity and User-friendliness What kind of interaction does this technology enable? TV broadcasting is synchronous because students should know when the program has shown. How easy is it to use and learn? Using TV is very easy, students can use it by themselves without need for help. Students can receive information in several different formats.Organizational Issues What are the organizational requirements to provide stability and support? It require technical support, delivery, maintenance, production team(human support) to edit, produce, plan, design and develop the program. What are the barriers to using this technology successfully within the institution? TV broadcasting needs power. Also, students cannot record program or see it again after it finished. It doesnt available at any time. What changes need to be made within the organization to incorporate the technology? The production team should plan to repeat the program more than one time, so all students can see the program in their suited time.
Novelty How new is the technology? TV broadcasting used from long time, but it still effective and popular media for a wide range of audience. What are its technical capabilities? High quality sound and high quality pictures.Speed How quickly can courses be created and distributed with this technology? Creating and developing course in TV broadcasting spend a long time and need different skills. But the distribution process is very easy by TV broadcasting. How quickly can materials be changed? It will need time to make change on it because producing video need long time to plan, design, edit, and so on.