Technology, e-learning and Distance Education
Publisher : Australian National University
Date published : 2005
Authors: Bates, A. T ,
examines criteria and guidelines for the design and delivery of effective teaching, using modern learning technologies
focuses on the use of the Internet for distance and flexible education
considers the design and use of emerging technologies such as web-based video-conferencing and speech recognition
places emphasis on organisational and management issues and how these influence the effective use of technology
gives attention to the integration of online teaching with campus-based face-to-face teaching.
With a focus on basic principles and general guidelines this guidance applies to existing and emerging technologies. It is essential reading not just for those specialising in flexible and distance learning and distance education, but anyone concerned with the integration of technology with teaching.
Emerging trends convergence and specialization in distance education
The impact of technology on the organization of distance education
Selecting and using technologies in distance education
Television and video
Radio audio cassettes and compact disc players
Webbased learning access and teaching issues
Webbased learning costs and organizational issues
Audio video and Webconferencing access and teaching issues
Audio video and Webconferencing costs and organizational issues
Executive summary what have we learned?
unique characteristics of television and radio
TONY BATES: Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.
Cite: Bates, A. T. (2005). Technology, e-learning and distance education. Routledge.