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ERIC Number: EJ891396
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-8756-3894
Simultaneous Delivery of a Face-to-Face Course to On-Campus and Remote Off-Campus Students
White, Carmel Parker; Ramirez, Rich; Smith, Jessica G.; Plonowski, Lisa
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, v54 n4 p34-40 Jul 2010
The purpose of this case study was to determine the feasibility of delivering a course on-campus and in real time, simultaneously transmitting it to students who were remotely accessing the same course. In future years, it is anticipated that universities will have inadequate physical facilities to meet the demands of an increasing student population. Additionally, with warnings of impending pandemics, universities need to be prepared to deliver courses in alternative ways to ensure continuity of instruction. Thus, this pilot project was designed to deliver a course to a large section of students while also allowing off-campus students access to the course in real time. The planning and delivery of the course is described, including the technology used, the support provided by the university and technology support staff, the course that was used for the pilot project, and how students were selected to participate as the off-campus students. The perspectives of the instructor, teaching assistant, students (both on- and off-campus), and technology support personnel are summarized.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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