Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Great Controversy

Streaming Video - 2006
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In this program, a literature teacher argues the benefits of on-line learning, while her department chairperson presents arguments against it. Methods used to conduct an effective on-line "class" are demonstrated using state-of-the-art software. Criticism of distance learning includes its tendency to deny student/teacher connections and to inhibit student interaction. Students currently participating in on-line learning programs discuss how it has helped them achieve their educational goals. An Iowa farmer uses distance learning to get his college degree. Students at Cal State protest the cost of contracts with four computer firms hired to wire the school for the Internet.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1998.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Great controversy


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