Monday, February 1, 2010

Topic: Distance Education

10-second review: What are some problems with distance education? Student criticisms of distance learning: Lack of audible communication; delays; time outs; material missed because of technological problems; 2-second-long microphone delays. “One of the chief problems of using ITV to teach writing is the inherent difficulty of adapting a course as interaction-dependent as composition to a technology designed for the lecture format.”

Source: A Blackstock and VN Exton. Teaching English in the Two-Year College (May 2005),

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