Interactive Distance Learning in PreK-12 Settings: A Handbook of Possibilities

Interactive Distance Learning in PreK-12 Settings: A Handbook of Possibilities

by Jan M. Yates
     
 

The wide array of possibilities for interactive distance learning in today's schools can be daunting. This book will help educators make the transition from technology-based learning modalities and integrate elements of distance learning into the curriculum. With emphasis on Internet-based delivery formats, author Jan M. Yates presents the latest research and

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Overview

The wide array of possibilities for interactive distance learning in today's schools can be daunting. This book will help educators make the transition from technology-based learning modalities and integrate elements of distance learning into the curriculum. With emphasis on Internet-based delivery formats, author Jan M. Yates presents the latest research and proven techniques for creating effective distance-learning opportunities that enhance student achievement. This guide is indispensable for anyone serious about distance learning.

Included are an introduction, models and examples of distance learning, distance learning settings, discussions of support technologies and their uses, evaluation of interactive distance learning activities, a wealth of information about Web sites, vendors, and useful materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563088209
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
04/30/2003
Series:
Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

JAN M. YATES is Program Professor, Graduate Teacher Education Program, Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services at Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, Florida.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1An Introduction to the Use of Interactive Distance Learning Technologies1
2Background of Interactive Distance Learning Technologies13
3Models of Interactive Distance Learning Activities55
4Interactive Distance Learning Settings101
5Interactive Distance Learning Technology Applications117
6Support for Interactive Distance Learning Activities177
7Evaluation of Interactive Distance Learning Activities229
Afterword265
Index267

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