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Learning Models in Online Education: On the transformation from tutors to producers PROCEEDINGS

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Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

In recent years online and blended learning has scaled up from being a pilot endeavor driven by pioneers, to constituting a large portion of many institutions of higher education. In the process, the conditions for the online teacher has gradually changed, and the situation of today is in many ways problematic where student interaction and dialogue has to stand back in favor of time consuming content production, material delivery, and technical problem solving. This paper draws on the experiences from a Scandinavian University to illustrate how this transition can be understood in the light of rapid technological development in combination with slow evolution of pedagogical models for online education.

Citation

Svensson, L., Nilsson, S. & Svanberg, P. (2010). Learning Models in Online Education: On the transformation from tutors to producers. In Z. Abas et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn 2010 (pp. 3707-3712). AACE.

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