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ERIC Number: ED428743
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Pages: 5
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Challenges and Considerations When Conducting an Online Course.
Leh, Amy Sheng Chieh; Som, Yahya Mat
This paper reports challenges of and suggestions for conducting online courses, focusing on the following areas: (1) instructional format, including transferring classroom activities to online activities without affecting students' concentration, motivation, thought, mastery, and comprehension; (2) methods of instruction, including developing an online learning environment that promotes student participation and applying teaching styles to electronic instruction in order to accommodate different student learning styles; (3) methods of interactions, including maintaining students' frequent and consistent involvement, encouraging student cooperation and collaboration, and applying a variety of interaction methods; (4) methods of communication, including incorporating visual, verbal, and non-verbal communication into online teaching materials; (5) instructional media, including the role of technology as the disseminator of primary course information; (6) participants, including instructors, students, and guest speakers; and (7) team work, including the importance of faculty, support staff, administrators, and policy makers. (DLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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