Current Issues and Trends of Internet-Based Education in the Philippines

Current Issues and Trends of Internet-Based Education in the Philippines

Bea V. Espejo (Ateneo De Manila University, The Philippines), Marlene P. Mana (Ateneo De Manila University, The Philippines) and Sheila B. Bato (Ateneo De Manila University, The Philippines)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 9
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-93177-739-1.ch011
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The Philippines is one of many developing countries that has begun using the Internet to establish closer communication with entities abroad. Some educational institutions have begun engaging in Internet-based distance education to provide accessible, anytime, anywhere education. These ventures have focused on the tertiary level and post-graduate level of education. The quality of the Internet education that they provide has shown them to be at par with western institutions. However, in the primary and secondary levels of education, the situation is one of a large disparity between the levels of education provided by public and private schools of the nation. Many public educational facilities are located in remote areas where they do not even have electricity, telephone facilities, let alone Internet access. Due to lack of funding, the government has been forced to focus first on providing these schools with the most basic of amenities. Aside from these efforts, the government has also begun to provide ICT facilities to chosen schools that meet the basic requirements for ICT to function. The chapter discusses each of these major points in detail.

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Table of Contents
Fawzi Albalooshi
Chapter 1
Joseph Barjis
This chapter provides an overview of virtual university studies pertaining to issues, concepts and trends. Although numerous papers, reports and... Sample PDF
An Overview of Virtual University Studies: Issues, Concepts, Trends
Chapter 2
Kathy S. Lassila, Kris Howell
The Web-based delivery of online IS baccalaureate programs is a recent innovation. While IS researchers have identified a number of key factors... Sample PDF
A Framework for the Development of an Accredited Web-Based Computer Information Systems Degree
Chapter 3
Salvatore Valenti, Maurizio Panti, Tommaso Leo
The growth of credit-bearing distance learning offerings and enrollments at accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities has been... Sample PDF
Quality Assurance Issues for a Web-Based Degree in Motor Disability Assessment
Chapter 4
John R. Durrett, Lisa J. Burnell, John W. Priest
Few tools are available for managing distributed educational support processes, from answering “quick” student questions, to degree planning and... Sample PDF
A Virtual Advisor Utilizing Multi-Agent Software Teams and Contingency Theoretic Coordination Models
Chapter 5
Emmanuel Fernandes, Fabrice Holzer, Maia Wentland Forte, Bahram Zaerpour
Lots of efforts (ARIADNE, Dublin Core, IMS,, IEEE-LTSC, CEN-CENELEC, Medline Mesh tree, SCORM, etc.) have been invested in defining a... Sample PDF
Identifying Key Factors of Motivation to Share and Re-Use Pedagogical Documents
Chapter 6
Luís Borges Gouveia, Joaquim Borges Gouveia
The EFTWeb is a model proposed for developing a World Wide Web based-system that allows the interaction between users and contents. The users can be... Sample PDF
EFTWeb: A Model for the Enhanced Use of Educational Materials
Chapter 7
Esther E. Klein
This chapter explores the use of group support systems (GSSs) with anonymous interaction capability as a means of enhancing creativity in small... Sample PDF
Group Support Systems and the Removal of Barriers to Creative Idea Generation within Small Groups: The Inhibition of Normative Influence
Chapter 8
E-Business Modeling  (pages 113-138)
Tomaso Forzi, Peter Laing
This chapter introduces a meta-method for e-business modeling. As a matter of fact, the Internet and Web-based e-business solutions nowadays play a... Sample PDF
E-Business Modeling
Chapter 9
Andrew Stein
University students require considerable computer literacy to enter and then succeed at their studies. Many courses, whether technology focused or... Sample PDF
Preparation for E-Learning: An Australian Study (2001)
Chapter 10
Stuart C. Freedman, Steven F. Tello, David Lewis
This chapter identifies potential communication barriers between instructor and students in an online educational environment, and suggests ways to... Sample PDF
Strategies for Improving Instructor-Student Communication in Online Education
Chapter 11
Bea V. Espejo, Marlene P. Mana, Sheila B. Bato
The Philippines is one of many developing countries that has begun using the Internet to establish closer communication with entities abroad. Some... Sample PDF
Current Issues and Trends of Internet-Based Education in the Philippines
Chapter 12
Jan Frick, Michael Sautter, Svend Ovrebekk
The authors have used modeling techniques to gain understanding of causes and relationships in online learning environments. The cases that the... Sample PDF
Effective Online Learning - Both a Utilization of Technology and Methods
Chapter 13
Eshaa M. Alkhalifa, Fawzi Albalooshi
This chapter introduces a three-dimensional framework aimed at evaluating multimedia educational software. It argues that the current means of... Sample PDF
A 3-Dimensional Framework for Evaluating Multimedia Educational Software
Chapter 14
Apiwan D. Born, Carol M. Jessup
This chapter examines a performance assessment tool (i.e., rubric) that is increasingly being utilized in online courses. The concept of performance... Sample PDF
Performance Assessment: A Case for Rubrics in the Virtual Classroom
Chapter 15
Ray Webster
This chapter considers the use of cognitive styles and metacognitive skills in the design and development of e-learning environments. Participants... Sample PDF
Cognitive Styles, Metacognition and the Design of E-Learning Environments
Chapter 16
Derek Asoh, Salvatore Belardo, Jakov Crnkovic
Today, citizens have grown accustomed to highly customized products and services from private sector firms. As a result, they have begun to demand... Sample PDF
Designing and Implementing an E-Government Application
Chapter 17
Athar Murtuza, Muhammad Ali
The chapter seeks to promote use of literary works as a teaching resource for management information systems (MIS) courses. It does so by using a... Sample PDF
Learning to Analyze Unstructured Systems Using Forster's A Passage to India
Chapter 18
R. Keith Martin
This case describes the near disintegration of a company due to uncontrolled growth, inadequate information systems and ineffective (or perhaps... Sample PDF
Great Plans - Little Planning: A Corporate Case Study
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