This paper discusses issues surrounding the use of technology, such as the Internet and discs, in teaching post-high school distance learning courses.
# 98310 | 2,495 words | 3 sources | APA | 2007 |
Published on Sep 17, 2007 in Education (Higher) , Education (Teaching Methods) , Computer and Technology (Internet) , Education (Education and Computers)
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This paper explains that many professors dislike teaching distance learning courses because they feel that they can not get to know their students; however, many of these professors also have a fear of using new teaching technologies. The author points out that distant learning technology via the Internet includes a simple web site, an e-mail address plus the use of chat rooms or other on line get-togethers where students can share their thoughts and feelings. The paper concludes that university professors should be taught how to use technology correctly to ensure successful teaching of distance learning courses so that their abilities and wisdom can be utilized and imparted to various students via the Internet and other forms of distance learning.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Cornell, R. (1999). The onrush of technology in education: The Professor's new dilemma. Educational Technologies, May/June. pp 60-63.
- Ehrmann, S. (1995) Using technology to transform the foundation of higher education. On the horizon, April/May, Vol 3, No. 4.
- Jones-Delcorde, D. (1999). The Information Age: The instructor-Computer Dilemma. Education Today, 45 (2). pp 32-33.
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