ERIC Number: EJ704964
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-1
Reference Count: 25
Online Education: Lessons for Administrators and Instructors
Singh, Parbudyal; Pan, William
College Student Journal, v38 n2 p302 Jun 2004
Colleges and universities are increasingly using online education across North America. There is, however, a debate on the effectiveness of this new technology as a pedagogical tool. In this paper, using our experiences in teaching more than l0 online courses, we examine the role of online education, its advantages and disadvantages, methods of delivery, and discuss possible ways in improving the effectiveness of this new teaching instrument.
Descriptors: Universities, Online Courses, Higher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Web Based Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North America; United States