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Tech4101 1

  1. 1. * Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101 Dr. Alaa Sadik Instructional & Learning Technologies DepartmentModified by : suaad alkhwaldi fatma al-weshahi hanifa al-blushi
  2. 2. * Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101Lecture One (Week 2)DefiningDistance Education Interactive Presentation
  3. 3. Background:The Industrial Revolution in the 19th centuryDevelopments in various fields of technologyOffered new solutions for delivering instructionLearners’ interests were enhancedIncrease in the subject areas offered by distanceeducationBecame one of the formal means of education.
  4. 4. What is distance education ordistance learning?Defining the meaning of distance education may provide agood starting point to recognise its elements.Use Google to search for:define:distance educationDistance ED= distance learning= online learning
  5. 5. What is distance education or distancelearning?is a field of education that focuses on teaching methods andtechnology with the aim of delivering teaching, often on anindividual basis, to students who are not physically presentin a traditional educational setting such as a classroom. Ithas been described as "a process to create and provideaccess to learning when the source of information and thelearners are separated by time and distance or both.
  6. 6. What is distance education ordistance learning?Distance education= instructional strategiesand learning methodsDistance learning= instructional deliverysystem
  7. 7. What is distance education ordistance learning?Distance education is defined as e-learning or onlinelearning. Unlike conventional classroom learning, it is not bounded by spaceand time
  8. 8. History of distance education andtechnology (old technology)Printed materials and letters was used before the industrialrevolution in 1700s
  9. 9. History of distance education andtechnology (modern technology)Nowadays new technologies are used:Video conferencing and audio-visual broadcasting.
  10. 10. Time forPresentation
  11. 11. In 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.
  12. 12. Questions & Discussions