ERIC Number: EJ637520
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Andrological and Pedagogical Training Differences for Online Instructors.
Gibbons, Heather S.; Wentworth, George P.
Online Journal of Distance Learning Education, v4 n3 Fall 2001
Discusses differences in methods that are needed to effectively teach online courses as opposed to traditional classes. Considers the needs of online learners and suggests that andragogy, based on self-directed learning theory for adult learners, is more appropriate for distance education and nontraditional learners rather than traditional pedagogy. (LRW)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Andragogy, Conventional Instruction, Distance Education, Independent Study, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Theories, Nontraditional Students, Online Courses, Student Needs
Available electronically: http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall43/gibbons wentworth43.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Web site: http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall43.html.