Distance Education and the Internet TECH4101Dr. Alaa SadikInstructional & Learning Technologies DepartmentCompleted by:Ibtisam Al farsi (90865)Anwaar Al Hinaai (89555)firstname.lastname@example.org
Distance Educationand the InternetTECH4101Lecture One (Week 2)DefiningDistance Education Interactive Presentation
Defining Distance EducationBackground:1.The Industrial Revolution in the 19th century (seeWikipedia) →2.Developments in various fields of technology (giveexamples) →3.Offered new solutions for delivering instruction →4.Learners’ interests (in what?) were enhanced →5.Increase in the subject areas offered by distanceeducation →6.Became one of the formal means of education.
Defining Distance EducationWhat 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 education
distance education involves two-way communication between teacher and student for the purpose of facilitating and supporting the educational process
Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education ordistance learning?Use Wikipedia to find more info aboutdistance education and distancelearning
Distance education & distance learning: Distance learning: is improved capabilities in knowledge and/or behaviors as a result of mediated experiences that are constraints by time and/or distance such that the learner does not share the same situation with what is being learned. Distance education: Is formalized instructional learning where the time/geographic situation constrains learning by not offering in-person contact between student and instructor.
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Defining Distance EducationWhat is distance education ordistance learning?Distance education is defined as Distance educationis an approach that focuses in deliveringteaching to students who are not physicallypresent in a classroom.
Defining Distance EducationDistance education or distance learning?Add your own point of view here we think it is both, it depend in the setting. Distance education is more general. It require more planning and support. In case of our university it is distance education while if the learner open the net and learn a new topic it is distance learning.
Defining Distance EducationHistory of distance education andtechnology (old technology)the earliest version of distance education,developed in the mid-nineteenth century in Europe(Great Britain, France, Germany), and the UnitedStates, and spread swiftly.
cont, Until 1910, the medium of mail was the dominant delivery system, but new technologies, such as the lantern slide and motion picture, emerged to provide additional, visually-based options for correspondence study
cont, The most promising new technology that emerged between 1910 and 1920 was instructional radio.
Cont, In the late 1970s and early 1980s, cable and satellite television came into use. The advent of the Internet and digital applications in the 1990s, combined with the changing demographics of the distance education learner, added a whole new dimension to distance education. These new technologies bring educational opportunity to the non-traditional student, and the lure of economic prosperity to higher educational institutions.
Defining Distance EducationHistory of distance education andtechnology (modern technology)
Videoconferencing : Videoconferencing is the conduct of a videoconference (also known as a video conference or video-teleconference) by a set of telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to communicate by simultaneous two-way video and audio transmissions. It has also been called visual collaboration and is a type of groupware.
Fax machine : is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device. The original document is scanned with a fax machine (or a telecopier), which processes the contents (text or images) as a single fixed graphic image, converting it into a bitmap, and then transmitting it through the telephone system
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Defining Distance EducationIn conclusion, many key features characterize distance 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 tofacilitate interaction and support learners.