Defining a Distant Environment for Teacher Education
Gertrude (Trudy) Abramson, Timothy (Tim) Ellis, NSU/SCIS, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-37-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Virtual classrooms are rapidly becoming alternate acceptable delivery systems. One of the major challenges facing professors in higher education today is the creation of the best possible adult learning environment in our cyberspace classrooms. This paper describes some of the issues involved in refining Internet-based, asynchronous conference forums to meet the learning needs of adult students in distant inservice and graduate courses.
Abramson, G. & Ellis, T. (2000). Defining a Distant Environment for Teacher Education. In D. Willis, J. Price & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 16-21). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).