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ERIC Number: ED494812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 29
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Distance Delivery of Nutrition Education as a Method for Providing Continuing Education
Unusan, Nurhan; Aiba, Naomi; Yoshiike, Nobuo
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v8 n1 p125-132 Jan 2007
Distance learning applications in nutrition education have evolved together with communication technology. Distance delivery is transforming the culture of professional health education by expanding access to learners, introducing novel teaching and learning methods, as well as shifting the paradigm of how instructors and students interact. The aim of the paper is to prepare a participant centred, active learning model. The model proposed in this article is based on the literature review. This model resembles active delivery models that have been highly successful in increasing learning and problem solving abilities in other courses. The model focuses on constructs that distance delivery courses should address during design and assessment. For a model to be succeeded the required prerequisites should involve the establishment of a centre for educational technology, to take a model in forming the infrastructure for web based distance delivery, to update the technology required, and to train supporting staff to help in the design of web material/documentation. [This paper was presented at the International Open Distance Conference (2nd, Eskisehir, Turkey).]
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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