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Using DVD’s to Create Rich Learning Environments for Students in Distance Learning. Lucy Kamanja: Diectorate : Curriculum & Learning Development -University of South Africa. Aim of this paper.

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using dvd s to create rich learning environments for students in distance learning

Using DVD’s to Create Rich Learning Environments for Students in Distance Learning

Lucy Kamanja: Diectorate: Curriculum & Learning Development -University of South Africa

aim of this paper
Aim of this paper
  • This paper looked at the use of DVD in one of the courses in Unisa. It investigates how the DVD has been utilized to supplement the printed materials. It also investigates whether the DVD met the intended outcomes of both the academics and students, the lessons learnt and the challenges the academics encountered in making the DVD.
learning in an odl environment
Learning in an ODL environment
  • Majority of students in Unisa previously learnt in a face to face environment
  • Their major challenge is to learn without teacher support, institutional support and without interaction with other students.
hence meeting students needs
Hence-Meeting students needs
  • institution needs to address student isolation and provide support
  • One of the ways is to offer multiple delivery options that are flexible and enhance the learners autonomy
  • Give opportunities to reflect and build their own understanding through interaction with their study materials, their lecturers, and possibly other students.
create rich environments for learning which is
Create Rich environments for learning-which is-
  • promote study and investigation within authentic contexts
  • Encourage the growth of student, initiative responsibility, decision making and intentional learning;
  • Cultivate collaboration among students and teachers
rich environments for learning cont
Rich environments for learning-cont
  • Utilize dynamic, interdisciplinary, generative learning activities that promote higher-order thinking processes to help students develop rich and complex knowledge structures; and
  • Assess student progress in content and learning-to-learn within authentic contexts using realistic tasks and performances

(Grabinger, R S and Dunlap, J. C. 1995. Rich environments for active learning: a definition.)

what to take into account diverse student profile
What to take into account: Diverse student profile
  • working adults; young students straight from school; people with disabilities; corporate clients; SA, African and international students; lifelong learners; urban students; students from remote rural areas, etc.
  • Differing learning styles
also adult learners
Also: Adult learners
  • seek educational solutions that apply directly to their perceived needs and is timely and appropriate for their current lives -hence problem centred
  • have specific results in mind for education-hence results oriented
  • not dependent on others-self directed
  • Take responsibility for their own learning
a social constructivist approach to learning
A social constructivist approach tolearning
  • Appropriate for adult learners- why
  • Student constructs meaning through engagement in relevant learning activities-
  • integrated system where all aspects of the teaching and assessment work together to support active and interactive learning
  • Can cater for individual learning styles
the purpose quality of the media
The purpose & quality of the media
  • Enhance achievement of specific outcomes
  • Must engage students through meaningful activities
  • Serves the learning context in knowledge construction- knowledge should be acquired through being part of a society
purpose of media cont
Purpose of media cont.-
  • Creates context for problem solving and critical thinking
  • Feedback mechanisms integrated
  • Students have been briefed on how to use the media
  • Integrate assessment
the research design
The research design
  • A questionnaire /interview schedule administered to the academics involved in with the module
  • Another interview conducted with the instructional designer
data analysis
Data analysis
  • Data collected will be qualitative
  • (At this point the data collected is not conclusive for analysis)
findings
Findings
  • (awaiting conclusive data)