> I am undertaking a Bachelor of Adult and Vocational Education in order to
> improve my teaching skills. A particularly important part of my studies,
> in view of my position is on-line learning. I am interested in any advice
> , suggestions, tips and ideas that result in on-line learning that does
> not just re-package old materials.
> What does work for on-line learning and what does not work?
You have asked the $64,000,000 question.
Besides some of the links on my website listed below, here are a few you
might be interested in:
Software Design and its relationships to fun, S. Draper,
Issues related to technology in Teacher Education Programs and K-12 Public
Schools in Texas, Jolly, Davis, Strader and Denton, Educational Technology
and Society 2(3) 1999 ISSN 1436-4522 ... found in PDF format on their web
site. ITFORUM@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU <ITFORUM@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> this is the
list serve E-dress. http://ifets.gmd.de/index.shtml The WEB site.
There are several good articles dealing with distance learning in these
You might also try these:
http://citt.marin.cc.ca.us/disted.html This might answer some of your
These links are on the theory and practice of learning and education:
These are just a few of the sites I use for research and information. The
repackaging of old materials is known as "shovelware" and it is the
easiest way for an instructor to get his/her material on-line to meet
department deadlines. NOT GOOD.
You might also look up some basic Semiotics sites and I believe the
Gentleman's name is Neilson ... did a great piece on how to write for the
web and WBT offerings.
Hope this helps a little and don't run screaming into the night because of
what looks like an insurmountable bunch of material. It is all relevant.
Good Luck and let me know if I can be of more help (I hope this is help).
If I think of or find anything else I will send it along.
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