ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What do we mean by distance education in the context of teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9a i). Define the term “distance education” 9.3 Introduction and definition of distance education Distance education has existed for more than a century. There are many definitions of distance education as there are experts in distance education. Operationally we can look at distance education as “The teaching and learning process in … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What do we mean by distance education in the context of teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What do we mean by distance education?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9a ii). Examine the various forms of distance education. 9.4 Forms of distance education There are various forms of distance education. It is worth noting on the outset that an effective distance education program should be a good mixture of the forms. The first form of distance education is correspondence education. … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What do we mean by distance education?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the characteristics of distance education in teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9a iii). Identify some of the characteristics of distance education. 9.5 Characteristics of distance education Distance education has the following characteristics: At the first characteristic is that there is physical separation between teachers and students in times and space. This should be looked at with the background that it is generally … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the characteristics of distance education in teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the philosophies that govern distance education?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9a iv). Identify some of the philosophies that govern distance education. 9.6 Philosophy of distance education The philosophy behind distance education system revolves around several issues. Firstly there is an emphasis on individual study and independence of students. This mode of education is obliged to assume that its students are self-regulated, … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the philosophies that govern distance education?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the advantages of distance education in the teaching process?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9a v). Discuss the benefits of distance education in the teaching process. 9.7 Advantages of distance education Distance education has several advantages. In this section we shall discuss the following advantages: First, distance education is useful where there is political or to her pressures to expand education (Tony Dodds: 6). There … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the advantages of distance education in the teaching process?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Who are some of the personnel used for distance education in the teaching process?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9b i). Analyze some of the personnel used for distance education in the teaching process. 9.8 Personnel for distance education A well set up distance education program requires the services of various cadres of staff we should expect the distance education program to utilize the services of personnel such as: The … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Who are some of the personnel used for distance education in the teaching process?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the problematic issues facing distance education?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9b ii). Discuss some of the problems facing distance education. 9.9 Problems constraints facing distance education. Most of the problems are experienced by students, the most important of which are discussed hereunder. The first problem faced by distance education students is that of isolation (Tony Dodds p.10). Contact with other students … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the problematic issues facing distance education?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the methods used in distance education?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9b iii). Examine some of the methods used in distance education. 9.10 Methods of teaching at a distance Most distance education systems employ several methods of teaching. As mentioned early it is prudent for an institution teaching students at a distance to employ the multimedia approach. The most prominent method used … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the methods used in distance education?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What is Micro (Peer) Teaching? What is its place in the teaching process?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9b iv). Examine the concept of Micro teaching. MICRO (PEER) TEACHING WHAT IS MICRO (PEER)-TEACHING? It is a scaled down version of actual teaching in which the teacher trainee teaches for about 5-8 minutes concentrating on only one skill It involves teaching one’s peer/colleagues It is designed to improve teaching skills … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What is Micro (Peer) Teaching? What is its place in the teaching process?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the objectives and procedures to be followed during micro (peer)- teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9b v). Outline the general objectives and procedures to be followed during micro-teaching GENERAL OBJECTIVES OF MICRO (PEER)-TEACHING Micro (peer)-teaching alms at achieving the following objectives: Preparation of student-teachers for the actual teaching practice Reduction of the complexity of the teaching task by allowing student-teachers to concentrate on the practice of … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the objectives and procedures to be followed during micro (peer)- teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the micro (peer)-teaching skills and what are some of the challenges faced by training institutions?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9c i). Outline the micro(peer)-teaching skills and some of the challenges faced by training institutions THE MICRO(PEER)-TEACHING SKILLS The following skills to be practiced Lecturing Questioning and reinforcement Set induction and stimulus variation Small group work and use of examples Integration of the skills CHALLENGES FACED BY TRAINING INSTITUTIONS Increasing enrollment … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the micro (peer)-teaching skills and what are some of the challenges faced by training institutions?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the lecture method as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9c ii). Examine the lecture method as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching SKILL 1: LECTURING This the process of transmitting knowledge verbally. There are two forms of lecturing namely formal and informal. A found lecturer is purely verbal and communication is basically one way from the teacher to the pupils interrupting … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the lecture method as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: How can a teacher evaluate the efficacy of the lecture skill in micro-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9c iii). Explain how can a teacher evaluate the efficacy of the lecture skill in micro-teaching? Evaluation guide of the lecture skill The following are suggested guidelines are evaluating the lecture skill: Did the lesson start on an interesting note that attracted the pupils and captured their attention? Did the teacher … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: How can a teacher evaluate the efficacy of the lecture skill in micro-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the Questioning and Reinforcment method as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9c iv). Explain how can a teacher evaluate the efficacy of the lecture skill in micro-teaching? SKILL 2: QUESTIONING AND REINFORCEMENT QUESTIONING Introduction Teachers rely heavily on question asking as a major part of their teaching repertoire. It is one of the most versatile and most readily available techniques to the … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the Questioning and Reinforcment method as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the procedures of asking questions and what are the relevant guidelines in micro-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9c v).Examine some of the procedures of asking questions and the relevant guidelines in micro-teaching Procedure of asking questions State the question Pause, allow time for pupils to consider the question and think about the answer Call on a name of the pupils to attempt the question Listen to the answer … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the procedures of asking questions and what are the relevant guidelines in micro-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine Set Induction and Stimulus Variation as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

  CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION SKILL 3: SET INDUCTION AND STIMULUS VARIATION 9d i).Examine Set Induction and Stimulus Variation as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching. SET INDUCTION This is a technique used by a teacher to attract the attention of all the learners and arouse their interest… Induction means initiation of knowledge to a beginner … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine Set Induction and Stimulus Variation as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the componenets and guiding principles of stimulus variation?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9d ii). State the components and guiding principles of stimulus variation Components of stimulus variation Teacher movement. A static teacher bores the learners while an erratic mover can irritate and interrupt them. Measured steps cause attention to the focused on the teacher directly Focusing. In order to direct the pupils’ attention … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the componenets and guiding principles of stimulus variation?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you analyze Small Group Work and Use of Examples as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9d iii).Analyze the use of Small Group Work and Use of Examples as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching. SKILL 4: SMALL GROUP WORK AND USE OF EXAMPLES This is a method that involves a cooperative effort by learners to perform a learning task. The nature of the problem of the learning … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you analyze Small Group Work and Use of Examples as a skill in micro (peer)-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the benefits and pitfalls of the use of group work in micro(peer)-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9d iv). State the advantages and disadvantages of using group work in micro-teaching Advantages of group work Improve understanding through sharing of ideas Stimulates self-expression, listening, and reasoning Can lead to development and emergence of leader Sharing of ideas when there are limited resources Development of interest due to practical involvement … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: What are some of the benefits and pitfalls of the use of group work in micro(peer)-teaching?

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Are you able to analyze the use of examples as a teaching skill in micro-teaching

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9e i). Analyze the use of examples as a teaching skill in micro-teaching USE OF EXAMPLES AS A TEACHING SKILL I). OBJECTIVES to lead pupils from simple to complex concepts to make difficult ideas easy to understand to clarify rules, principles, or concepts to test understanding of concepts/ rules to enliven a … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Are you able to analyze the use of examples as a teaching skill in micro-teaching

ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the use of audio production in micro(peer)-teaching?

CHAPTER 9 DISTANCE EDUCATION 9e ii). Examine the use of audio production in micro(peer)-teaching MEDIA PRACTICALS TOPIC: AUDIO PRODUCTION The process of producing audio recording can be discussed under three major stages: planning script writing presentation/recording Planning The planning selection of topics to make up the series. a series of topics for a particular class … More ECT 300 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: Can you examine the use of audio production in micro(peer)-teaching?