Notes on the Readings in|
Adult Learning and the Internet
Edited by Brad Cahoon
Chap 3: "Course Development on the
World Wide Web" by Katheleen P King
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- Gretchen's story illustrates the growing trend of adult learners. What are your thought son this?
- basics for the web-based instructor:
1. post syllaweb include email link
Thoughts to ponder:
2. post links to web sites of relevancy
3. have students write reviews of web sites.
4. use e-mail and ftp
5. create web page using basic editor and move to advanced.
6. use of on-line tests
7. on-line conferencing
8. use web tools to add bells and whistles.
- Know technology of institution. Can students access from outside? Can all access from other than school?
Do students have enough skills for course?
- How does web assist in course? How will web be used?
- How will web sites be developed? Public and private issues. How will they be evaluated?
- Pay attention. Constant evaluation. Use a Style sheet.
- web-based: independence, greater productivity, new experiences; practice after theory; constant on-line
resource; empowers student to go beyond; always under construction; becoming more user-friendly.