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ERIC Number: ED443383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Distance-Based and Distributed Learning: A Decision Tool for Education Leaders.
McGraw, Tammy M.; Ross, John D.
This decision tool presents a progression of data collection and decision-making strategies that can increase the effectiveness of distance-based or distributed learning instruction. A narrative and flow chart cover the following steps: (1) basic assumptions, including purpose of instruction, market scan, and financial resources; (2) needs assessment, including learner profile and technology infrastructure; (3) content definition/instructional analysis, including curriculum model, instructional goals, instructional objectives, and assessments; (4) instructional strategy, including course map/sequencing of instruction, activities, and storyboard; (5) course development or acquisition, including scope and distribution, product evaluation, presentation, course management, and legal issues; (6) evaluation, including formative and summative evaluation; and (7) instructional delivery, including administration, instructor training, delivery support, system maintenance, and content/technical support. (MES)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.