ERIC Number: ED422835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Distance Learning '98. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning (14th, Madison, Wisconsin, August 5-7, 1998).
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
This conference focused on the many elements of distance education that must be integrated into a smooth-functioning whole that provides a quality learning experience. This proceedings contains 76 papers presented at information sessions, 14 workshop papers, and one addendum. Topics include learning environments; learning strategies; funding; teaching methods; front-end planning; instructional design; learner and teacher support; traversing state boundaries with distance education; distributed project team management; facilitating virtual learning teams; distance education consortia; courseware; virtual tours and videoconferencing; teaching mathematics, science and technology on the Internet; collaborative learning; student orientation; World Wide Web-based conferencing in postsecondary instruction; live, online collaboration; the National Guard Distributed Training Technology Project; legal terminology on the Internet; program and course evaluation; increasing enrollment in adult distance education; community development; computer conferencing and policy; electronic library resources and instruction; quality standards and assessment; distance on-the-job training; curriculum redesign; distance learning as organizational change; interpersonal group dynamics; vicarious learning; consortia; Navy use of distance learning; improving audio quality; institutionalizing distance learning efforts; faculty training; design models; final research results from the University of Wisconsin/Lotus experience; technological integration; asynchronous discussions; interactive television; minority adults' participation; enhancing Web instruction; teaching information literacy skills online; and online testing methods. (DLS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Teleconferencing, Virtual Classrooms, World Wide Web
Distance Teaching and Learning, Conference Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison, B136 Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 ($25, plus $3.75 shipping). Tel: 608-265-4159.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
Note: For individual papers, see IR 018 977-019 029.