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Distance Education Pedagogy Powerpoint


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Distance Education Pedagogy Powerpoint

  1. 1. A brief history of distance education
  2. 2. University of Chicago 1890
  3. 5. VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
  4. 6. Skype
  5. 8. Technology  Shifting Paradigms
  6. 9. Online Courses Fee-based courses Free courses Synchronous courses Asynchronous courses One CMS (content management system) Incorporate many spaces
  7. 10. <ul><li>Meaningful </li></ul><ul><li>learning occurs </li></ul><ul><li>when learners are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Active </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Constructive </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>learning styles: </li></ul><ul><li>Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Auditory </li></ul><ul><li>Kinesthetic </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Learning environments </li></ul><ul><li>are best when: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intentional </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complex </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contextual </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>We are social beings </li></ul><ul><li>who benefit from </li></ul><ul><li>learning that is: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conversational </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 14. Learning as social act <ul><li>Blended learning </li></ul><ul><li>Communities of practice </li></ul>
  12. 15. Nearly Now Heppell, Stephen (2008, March 18). The 'inbetween' time zone used constantly by children offers great learning opportunities. So why no public investment?., Retrieved August 10, 2009, from Heppell, Stephen (2008, May 15). Learning to Change-Changing to Learn . Retrieved August 10, 2009, from Consortium for School Networking(COSN) Video Web site:
  13. 16. Cronon, W. (2004). 10 Qualities of a Liberally Educated Person. The University of Wisconsin-Madison. Available at Accessed July 9, 2009. &quot;A liberal education is about... the wisdom to connect.“ William Cronon
  14. 17. “ Students who took all or part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face-to-face instruction.”
  15. 18. Blended Learning In other words… combining both asynchronous and synchronous elements
  16. 19. <ul><li>sound foundational pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>student-centered, active learning </li></ul><ul><li>synchronous & asynchronous </li></ul><ul><li>relevant, authentic content </li></ul><ul><li>visual, auditory, kinesthetic learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative, reflective, problem-solving </li></ul>Summing it up
  17. 20. Quoting administrator of Melissa Techman gleened from Twitter August 12, 2009 “What keeps us alive in our profession is being open to learning”