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ERIC Number: EJ744360
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 2
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
Preparing Our Teachers for Distance Education
De Simone, Christina
College Teaching, v54 n1 p183-184 2006
Much of the focus in the distance education (DE) literature centers around the learner and learning, almost to the exclusion of the teacher and teaching. Consequently, instructors of DE courses have been left suspended in virtual space. This article focuses on the teachers' position in the DE course content, especially with respect to the type of training they receive. An example of an alternate mode of teacher preparation is presented and suggestions for improvement in DE teacher training are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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