East meets West: A web-based training needs analysis of e-learning professionals across cultures
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Frumkin, L., Mimirinis, M. & Murphy, A. (2005). East meets West: A web-based training needs analysis of e-learning professionals across cultures. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 (pp. 3104-3110). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2005
June 27, 2005
Piet Kommers & Griff Richards
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Interest in delivering training, especially via innovative and exploratory methods such as e-learning or blended formats, has received increasing attention over the past decade (Welsh et al., 2003). The current study, through funding from the European Commission, brings together four universities, two in Europe and two in South East Asia, to develop a training programme for teaching professionals who wish to move into the e-teaching arena from a face to face one. First, the issue of how the training will be delivered, and second, what will be delivered in the training are critical components to be addressed prior to training implementation. The current work is an exploratory study designed to investigate what Eastern and Western participants feel are important aspects of training. Communication, student support, design issues and working with the learning environment emerged as the main training needs areas. The discussion centres on essential elements to be considered during and for the development of an e-learning or blended training programme.
- Blended Learning: An Asian Perspective
- Scaffolding With and Through Videos: An Example of ICT-TPACK
- Learning Effectiveness of Collaborative Learning in Singapore Higher Education – A Pilot Study
- Factors Affecting Student Engagement in a Blended Learning Environment
- A Special Passage Through Asia E-Learning
- Collaboration Beyond the Classroom Walls: Deepening Learning for Students, Preservice Teachers, Teachers, and Professors
- Measuring Motivation in the Instruction Developed for Blended Courses
- An Investigation on Individual Students’ Perceptions of Interest Utilizing a Blended Learning Approach
- Nontraditional Students’ Perception of a Blended Course: Integrating Synchronous Online Discussion and Face-to-Face Instruction
- Motivational Aspects in Technology-Enhanced Courses
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