Accessible Elements. Teaching Science Online and at a by Dietmar Kennepohl, Lawton Shaw

By Dietmar Kennepohl, Lawton Shaw

Accessible Elements informs technological know-how educators approximately present practices in on-line and distance schooling: distance-delivered tools for laboratory coursework, the needful administrative and institutional elements of on-line and distance educating, and the proper academic theory.

Delivery of university-level classes via on-line and distance schooling is a technique of supplying equivalent entry to scholars looking post-secondary schooling. Distance supply bargains useful choices to conventional on-campus schooling for college students constrained through boundaries akin to lecture room scheduling, actual place, funds, or activity and relatives commitments. The transforming into reputation and reputation of distance schooling, coupled with the quickly expanding call for for accessibility and versatile supply of classes, has made distance schooling a plausible and renowned choice for lots of humans to satisfy their technology academic pursuits.

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International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces IUI-2006. , 8 Archer, W. (2001). Critical thinking and computer conferencing: A model and tool to assess cognitive presence. American Journal of Distance Education, 15, 7舑23. , 8 Shale, D. (1990). A new framework and perspective. R. Garrison 8 D. ), Education at a distance: From issues to practice (pp. 123舑133). Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company. J. (1989). Interaction strategies and emerging instructional technologies: Psychological perspectives.

Laying the foundation for discussions in later chapters, it takes a generalist approach and is aimed primarily at scientists who are now teaching. It is not meant to be an advanced theory course in education by any means. On the contrary, the chapters under the Learning theme, which are written in the context of current issues, are intended to give the reader an appreciation of the challenges involved and the pedagogical underpinnings of the approaches used to meet them. Chapter 1: Interactions Affording Distance Science Education The role of the various interactions students encounter in their learning process is analyzed and the challenges of enhancing this in the distributed and mediated learning environment are explored.

An intelligent discussion-bot for answering student queries in threaded discussions. International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces IUI-2006. , 8 Archer, W. (2001). Critical thinking and computer conferencing: A model and tool to assess cognitive presence. American Journal of Distance Education, 15, 7舑23. , 8 Shale, D. (1990). A new framework and perspective. R. Garrison 8 D. ), Education at a distance: From issues to practice (pp. 123舑133). Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company.

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