An Experiment on Course Design, Delivery and Effective Interaction in Distance Technical Education
The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Vol. 3., No. 2 Fall, 2002
9 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Date Written: 2002
This paper analyses the successful running of distance technical education vis-a-vis role of instructors in subject delivery; student-student interaction; and emerging computer technologies that can be applied in distance education programmes in the areas of IT, science, and engineering education. The paper focuses on the relative advantages and disadvantages of distance technical education over the traditional classroom oriented education. The critical role of teacher, technology, environment and other related factors have been analysed. Findings presents that appropriate designing of courses, interaction between students, and occasional meetings with instructors can lead to technical education through distance mode having considerable advantage over the traditional mode.
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