Video/Videoconferencing in Support of Distance Education
Video is an increasingly important part of many distance education programmes, as it provides a visual and auditory context for learning. The necessary equipment need not be prohibitively expensive and the range of options for videoconferencing connectivity and video distribution include traditional videotape, video broadcast (instructional television), interactive videoconferencing, desktop videoconferencing and streaming video
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Sharma, Chandra B; Chaudhary, Sohanvir S (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)Education institutions worldwide are experiencing funding cuts, even as global demand for training in new skills and for professional upgrading increases. Providing courses and programmes at a distance is one of the proven ...
Latchem, Colin; Kaur, Abtar; Balasubramanian, K; Daniel, John; Jung, Insung; Lee, Tae Rim; Peters, Geoff; Dhanarajan, Gajaraj (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2011-09)Commonwealth of Learning presents a Video Series on Open & Distance Learning. Four interviews were held during the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) 25th Annual Conference 2011 in Penang, Malaysia from 28-30 ...
Butcher, Neil (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)During the past century, rapid development of an information society and growth in the quantity of accessible information was given considerable momentum with the development of information and communication technologies ...
Latchem, Colin (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2001)Telecentres or 'telecottages' are helping those at the margins of the knowledge economy gain and apply new understandings and skills. Telecentres may be seen as a socially responsive example of 'think global, act local.' ...
Robertshaw, Michael (commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2000)For most distance education systems, distance, time or opportunity isolate learners from the teacher and from their fellow students. The system should attempt to cater to the student as an individual, even though content ...