ERIC Number: EJ534322
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Using Electronic Tools to Promote Active Learning.
Gillette, David H.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n67 p59-70 Fall 1996
Electronic media provide new opportunities for engaging college students in and out of the classroom. Electronic mail, teleconferencing, and Internet resources can increase instructor availability and extend class discussion. Issues to consider in planning for their use include achievement of course objectives, level of computer sophistication, time commitment, class size, course structure, technical difficulties, complexity, privacy, and time management. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Class Size, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Computer Literacy, Course Organization, Difficulty Level, Educational Objectives, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Internet, Knowledge Level, Privacy, Teleconferencing, Time Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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