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Educational technology and distance education in central Florida: An assessment of capabilities

Educational technology and distance education in central Florida: An assessment of capabilities Abstract The Faculty Development Group of the Central Florida Consortium of Higher Education (CFCHE) developed a needs assessment to address the capabilities and experience of CFCHE faculty with distance education, educational technologies, and instructional design. Assessment results include 1) the factors perceived by instructors as most important for both promoting and inhibiting the learning of new educational technologies; 2) distance education experience with and interest in various delivery approaches; and 3) the extent to which CFCHE faculty possess the necessary instructional design skills to initiate distance education courses. These results may provide information that is beneficial to institutions planning distance education initiatives. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Distance Education Taylor & Francis

Educational technology and distance education in central Florida: An assessment of capabilities

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Educational technology and distance education in central Florida: An assessment of capabilities

Abstract

Abstract The Faculty Development Group of the Central Florida Consortium of Higher Education (CFCHE) developed a needs assessment to address the capabilities and experience of CFCHE faculty with distance education, educational technologies, and instructional design. Assessment results include 1) the factors perceived by instructors as most important for both promoting and inhibiting the learning of new educational technologies; 2) distance education experience with and interest in various...
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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Copyright
Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
ISSN
1538-9286
eISSN
0892-3647
DOI
10.1080/08923649709526948
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Abstract

Abstract The Faculty Development Group of the Central Florida Consortium of Higher Education (CFCHE) developed a needs assessment to address the capabilities and experience of CFCHE faculty with distance education, educational technologies, and instructional design. Assessment results include 1) the factors perceived by instructors as most important for both promoting and inhibiting the learning of new educational technologies; 2) distance education experience with and interest in various delivery approaches; and 3) the extent to which CFCHE faculty possess the necessary instructional design skills to initiate distance education courses. These results may provide information that is beneficial to institutions planning distance education initiatives.

Journal

American Journal of Distance EducationTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 1997

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