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This presentation introduce you to the concept of Distance Education.It includes the definition of distance education term ,a clarification of the difference between the two terms Distance Education and Distance Learning and finally it qives a quick overview of the history of Distance Education.

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Distance Education

  1. 1. Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik, Fatma AlNaabi, Athra AlYazeedi Instructional & Learning Technologies Department www.alaasadik.net [email_address]
  2. 2. Lecture One Defining Distance Education Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Interactive Presentation
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Use to search for: define:distance education </li></ul>Defining Distance Education
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Use to find more info about distance education and distance learning </li></ul>Defining Distance Education
  5. 5. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>What is distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the definitions </li></ul><ul><li>you found with your team </li></ul>
  6. 6. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>What is distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify the definitions using </li></ul><ul><li>the information you found in </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia and other sites. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>What is distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Distance education is defined as …. </li></ul><ul><li>Education that takes place when the instructor and student are separated by space and time. The gap between the two can be bridged through the use of technology - such as audio tapes, videoconferencing, satellite broadcasts and online technology - and/or more traditional delivery methods, such as the postal service. </li></ul>References: http://oregonone.org/glossary.htm
  8. 8. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>Distance education or distance learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Distance education is the formal process of distance learning; where it designed ,communicated and evaluated by specialized individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>While distance learning is the informal format in which distance learners strive to find learning resources, communicat instructors ,learn materials at their own pace and time. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>History of distance education and technology </li></ul><ul><li>In the beginning was the word. In its earliest form, distance education meant study by correspondence.&quot; </li></ul>As new technologies developed, distance instruction was delivered through such media as audiotape, videotape, radio and television broadcasting, and satellite transmission.
  10. 10. Defining Distance Education <ul><li>History of distance education and technology </li></ul>Microcomputers, the Internet, and the World Wide Web are shaping the current generation of distance learning, and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and knowledge systems may be next. References: www.modares.ac.ir/elearning/Mchizari/AEA/Page/Class15/ distance .htm
  11. 11. Defining Distance Education Time for Presentation
  12. 12. <ul><li>Questions & Discussions </li></ul>The End

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