Supporting Teachers in the Transition towards Distance Education: Challenges and Means
During the lockdown as a result of the pandemic, it became necessary to deploy distance education in many countries, at all levels of education. This article presents the creation of a training course aimed at helping teachers to shift from in-person classes to distance learning. It highlights the issues and challenges encountered and pinpoints the first observable impacts of this course, as well as in-progress and upcoming developments.
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Examining the Practices and Challenges of Distance Education of PhD Candidates in the Context of COVID-19 Fast, Olha; Semenog, Olena; Vovk, Myroslava; Buhaichuk, Nazar; Golya, Galyna (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2022-03-19)The distance education system is actively developing in the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The sharp transition of PhD candidates to distance education caused difficulties in organising the educational process. The ...
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Nabushawo, Harriet M; Aguti, Jessica N; Winterbottom, Mark (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016)This paper examines the place of public libraries in supporting distance learners in Makerere University, exploring the factors which affect utilisation of their services. The study adopted a survey design with 300 B.Ed. ...
Mays, Tony J; Ogange, Betty; Naidu, Som; Perris, Kirk (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-03-18)Following campus closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Ministries of Education around the world requested teachers to move their teaching online. This case study reflects on how the Commonwealth of Learning responded ...
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