ERIC Number: EJ629904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Exploiting Opportunities for Knowledge-Building in Asynchronous Distance Learning Environments.
Prestera, Gustavo E.; Moller, Leslie A.
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v2 n2 p93-104 Sum 2001
Suggests that asynchronous distance learning environments are best accomplished by establishing virtual learning communities, which break down traditional instructor-as-transmitter, learner-as-receiver roles and instead promote a more learner-driven environment. Instructional strategies for facilitating online distance learning are identified, and six facilitator roles are discussed. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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