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ERIC Number: EJ774396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: ISSN-0736-7627
Transforming How Courses Are Delivered: A Model For Teaching Faculty How to Design Effective Distance Education Courses Using Constructivist Theory
Lockhart, Marilyn; Goodwin, Ian
Journal of Faculty Development, v21 n2 p73-79 May 2007
This article presents an overview and results of a semester long course intended to teach current and aspiring faculty how to teach effective learner-centered web-based courses using a constructivist approach. A model to teach these individuals was developed and it recommends a hybrid format, individual assistance, use of online tools, real life assignments, learners participating as online students and instructors, the analysis of student experiences, and peer reviews. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Montana