Facilitating the Online Curriculum

Facilitating the Online Curriculum

Lynnette R. Porter (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA)
Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 27
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-136-0.ch001


What is a “traditional” classroom? Many adults may still think of a traditional classroom as a room within a building, probably on a university, college, or other educational institution’s campus. It may contain computer equipment, but it may be pictured as an older, whiteboard-only classroom full of desks or tables, with a teacher lecturing students face to face. Indeed, this example is a traditional classroom for many learners today, and it is likely to remain one definition of a traditional classroom for years to come. However, as more learners grow up with computer technology, the definition of the traditional classroom becomes more diverse.

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