ERIC Number: EJ615250
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Designing Satellite Instruction for Elementary Students: Importance of the Classroom Teacher.
Boverie, Patricia; Gunawardena, Charlotte N.; Lowe, Constance A.; Murrell, WM. Gregory; Zittle, Rebecca H.; Zittle, Frank
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications, v6 n2 p107-22 2000
Discusses the implications of delivering satellite courses to elementary grades based on results of the evaluation of two Star Schools projects. Focuses on: how the programs are used, importance of interaction, and role of the classroom teacher. Results suggest a new paradigm for using distance education technology for the elementary grades. (Contains 14 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Instructional Design, Interaction, Interactive Television, Program Evaluation, Teacher Role, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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