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Journal of General Education

2000 Volume 49, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. General Education and Distance Education: Two Channels in the New Mainstream

    Gary E. Miller

    Describes the innovations in general and distance education at Pennsylvania State University in an effort to bind the goals of general education, to those of distance learning. Asserts that one... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Good Teaching is Good Teaching: The Relationship between Guiding Principles for Distance and General Education

    Lawrence C. Ragan

    Relates the process used to develop the guiding principles, practices, and results of the collective thinking about effective teaching and learning environments that were compiled for "An Emerging ... More

    pp. 10-22

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  3. Information Literacy Within the General Education Program: Implications for Distance Education

    Carol A. Wright

    To ensure the general education curriculum's success, information literacy must be integrated into the curriculum. Librarians and general education curriculum planners must create and maintain... More

    pp. 23-33

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  4. Social Relationships: Learner Perceptions of Interactions in Distance Learning

    Robert J. Lesniak & Carol L. Hodes

    This study assesses the perceptions of class interactions of undergraduates enrolled into two Criminal Justice courses at two Pennsylvania State University campus locations. Results support other... More

    pp. 34-43

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  5. El espanol...! A distancia!: Developing a Technology-based Distance Education Course for Intermediate Spanish

    Donna M. Rogers & Andrew B. Wolff

    Describes the development and implementation of a pilot technology-driven intermediate Spanish course at Pennsylvania State University. Looks at the use of four technologies--synchronous chat, Web ... More

    pp. 44-52

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  6. General Education Issues, Distance Education Practices: Building Community and Classroom Interaction through the Integration of Curriculum, Instructional Design, and Technology

    Jeri L. Childers & R Thomas Berner

    Examines the issues in a case study surrounding the integration of videoconferencing and Web-based instruction to bring the literature of journalism to life for undergraduate students. Sets forth... More

    pp. 53-65

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  7. First-Year Seminar: Using Technology To Explore Professional Issues and Opportunities across Locations

    Joan S. Thomson & Sharon B. Stringer

    The intent of this project was to identify resources, develop the best educational practices, and integrate appropriate communications technology into the first-year seminar of the College of... More

    pp. 66-73

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