Advanced Instructional Design. Fall 2001 Dr. Santo Instructor Joel Price Presenter. Computer-aided Instruction. Distance vs. Traditional Education Why are Students Successful? Why is Instruction Successful? How Important is Interaction? Cost vs. Benefits.
Achievement on various tests administered by course instructors tends to be higher for distant as opposed to traditional students (Souder, 1993).
Conventional instruction is perceived to be better organized and more clearly presented than distance education (Egan, et al., 1991).Distance vs. Traditional Education
Successful students develop persistence and skills in self-directed work.
Students must maintain persistence and a clear focus to succeed.
A passion for learning,
Strong individual responsibility
Conversant with new technology
Develops new instructional styles.
Moving from creating instruction to managing resources and students and disseminating views (Strain, 1987)EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH DISTANCE EDUCATION
The intersection of two continua - learning and technology performance - defines the effectiveness of a particular technology in student learning.
The framework's horizontal axis is learning, which progresses from passive at the low end of the continuum to engaged and sustained at the high end.
The vertical axis is technology performance, which progresses from low to high.
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