ERIC Number: ED329246
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
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Improving Teaching at a Distance: Print Materials from a Four Part Television Series on Distance Education [and] A Guide to Resources.
Dillon, Connie L.; And Others
This document is divided into: (1) a television curriculum guide and (2) a resource guide. The first describes a four-part television series designed to improve instruction. Section 1 acquaints the participant with some of the issues in distance education, including teacher roles, the impact of technology, parity between the traditional and distance students, and linkages with the larger community. Section 2 discusses the role of instructional design in distance education. The characteristics of the distant learner, especially the special needs student, are described in section 3, together with the partnerships necessary in the implementation of distance education systems. Section 4 focuses on the facility, the learner, and the system, as it analyzes the purpose of evaluation in distance education. Each section contains written goals and objectives, a time line, a list of references, and an evaluation instrument. The second document is a guide to resources in the instructional communications field. Section 1 of this document describes programming resources by the delivery system utilized, and is categorized according to the audience served (59 references). Section 2 is a listing of publications in the field of distance education including books, journals, directories, and newsletters (104 references). Information about related conferences and professional associations is provided in section 3 (15 references). Ten predominant suppliers of instructional telecommunications equipment are listed in section 4. Finally, section 5 contains a glossary of common telecommunications terminology. (DB)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Improvement, Professional Associations, Professional Continuing Education, Program Implementation, Student Characteristics, Teacher Role, Telecommunications, Telecourses
Education Extension, Oklahoma State University, 405 Classroom Building, Stillwater, OK 74078 ($500 for the four-part Series).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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