ERIC Number: ED457822
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Mar
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Distance Education. [SITE 2001 Section].
Fuller, Frank, Ed.; McBride, Ron, Ed.
This document contains the papers on distance education from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2001 conference. Topics covered include: the distance education degree program for the Master of Mathematics with a teaching option at Texas A&M University; the evolution of online learning; Internet-based distance education; teaching and learning online--lessons learned; a hybrid online course to enhance technology competencies of school principals; exploiting and evaluating a World Wide Web-based learning system; using constructionist principles in designing and integrating online collaborative interactions; learning styles and potential relations to distance education; using electronic portfolios to support accountability and preservice teacher preparation; the future of distance education; the challenges of interfacing between face-to-face and online instruction; establishing a new paradigm for online education; cost effectiveness and distance education; Web-based versus print-based faculty development; assessing best practices in online learning; a examination of perceived effectiveness and student satisfaction in distance learning in higher education; online personal learning in teacher preparation; developing standards of quality for online courses; online conversation in a teacher education seminar; how information technology can help education and distance learning; matching distance education with cognitive styles in various levels of higher education; the need for a paradigm shift in order to effectively teach Web-based instruction; designing, administering, and teaching distance education; benefits and problems of asynchronous online electronic mail forums; the distance teacher; videoconferencing in a practicum of educational studies; desktop video conferencing; designing distance education support; the Russian experience with an academic staff development course for coordinators of distance education; effective strategies for the information highway; a compromise for the creation of computer-supported collaborative learning applications; supporting and evaluating distance learning students' use of an electronic discussion board; developing an online course about online courses; reflections of K-12 teachers on graduate education via distance learning; instruction using WebCT; real concerns on distance education when distances are real; and whether distance education resolves the current problems of education. Most papers contain references. (MES)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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