Organizing Faculty for Distance Learning

Organizing Faculty for Distance Learning

Henryk Marcinkiewicz (Pennsylvania College of Technology, USA) and Jennifer McLean (Pennsylvania College of Technology, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch219
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The process of organizing faculty for distance learning shares characteristics with planning for classroom instruction. It is necessary to understand faculty and their characteristics as a group. This includes knowing and understanding their expectations, their general work conditions, the type and level of education that is typical, as well as the general professional personality and culture of the faculty body. Consider well the faculty-learners’ characteristics, and based on those select the most fitting assessment techniques, media, and methods.

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