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Assignment 1

  1. 1. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101Dr. Alaa SadikInstructional & Learning Technologies DepartmentKhulood Al- noufli (90308)Fatma Al- ganbousi ( 86282)Najlaa Al-jaradi (87156)
  2. 2. Distance Educationand the InternetTECH4101Lecture One (Week 2)DefiningDistance Education Interactive Presentation
  3. 3. Defining Distance EducationBackground:The Industrial Revolution in the 19th century →Developments in various fields of technology →Offered new solutions for delivering instruction →Learners’ interests were enhanced →Increase in the subject areas offered by distanceeducation →Became one of the formal means of education.
  4. 4. Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education or distance learning?Defining the meaning of distance education may providea good starting point to recognise its elements.Use Google to search for:define: distance educationThe term ‘distance education’ covers the various forms of study at all levels whichare not under the continuous, immediate supervision of tutors present with theirstudents in lecture rooms or on the same premises, but which, nevertheless, benefitfrom the planning, guidance and tuition of a tutorial organization.(Holmberg,1977:9)Distance education is education which either does not imply the physical presenceof the teacher appointed to dispense it in the place where it is received or in whichthe teacher is present only on occasion or for selected tasks.(Loi 71.556 du 12 juillet 1971)http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0158791800010102
  5. 5. Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education or distance learning?Use Wikipedia to find more info about distanceeducation and distance learningA field of education that focuses on teaching methods and technologywith the aim of delivering teaching, often on an individual basis, tostudents who are not physically present in a traditional educational settingsuch as a classroom. It has been described as "a process to create andprovide access to learning when the source of information and thelearners are separated by time and distance.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distance_education
  6. 6. Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education ordistance learning?Discuss the definitions you found with yourteam
  7. 7. Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education or distance learning?Clarify the definitions using the information youfound in Wikipedia and other sites.Distance Education: Is process of education which follow specific rulesand guidelines to support teaching posses via utilize the attributes ofdigital technologies. Essentially it takes place where students andinstructors are in different place.
  8. 8. Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education or distance learning?Distance education is defined asA mode of education in which students enrolled in a course do not attend theinstitution, but study off-campus and may submit assignments by mail oremail www.southbank.edu.au/site/tools/glossary/A-E.asp
  9. 9. Defining Distance EducationDistance education or distance learning?we believe in Distance Education more than because its follow specificrules, guidelines, instructions which make student’s learning moreorganized as they should take responsibility about predetermineddeadlines. So, they can see their progress in the learning process.
  10. 10. Defining Distance EducationHistory of distance education and technology (oldtechnology)The earliest version of distance education, developed in the mid-nineteenth century inEurope (Great Britain, France, Germany),and the United States. Communication,teaching and learning all took placethrough printed materials sentthrough the mail.http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/spring01/declair/history.html
  11. 11. Defining Distance EducationHistory of distance education and technology(modern technology)The first catalogue of instruction filmsappeared in 1910.The instructionaltechnology movement was defining itspurpose during the late 1960s . Distanceeducation programs which exist todayhave a wide range of approaches. TheCALS program offer independent studycourses through computer networking andrelies heavily on computer-based studentcontact and feedback.http://www.digitalschool.net/edu/DL_history_mJeffries.html
  12. 12. Defining Distance Education Time for Presentation
  13. 13. Defining Distance EducationIn conclusion, many key features characterizedistance education:1. The separation of teacher and learner;2. The separation among learners;3. The use of one medium to deliver instruction;and4. The use of a communication channel to facilitateinteraction and support learners.
  14. 14. The EndQuestions & Discussions

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