Distance education technologies: Current trends and software systems

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Abstract

This paper presents state-of-the-art technologies of distance education systems. A survey of current approaches in distance education is given, including a historical perspective of media technologies for learning. The paper also discusses current systems available and potential research directions to enhance these systems. Methodological and sociological issues of distance education are also discussed. A number of distance education tools implemented at Tamkang University, Taiwan are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 1st International Symposium on Cyber Worlds, CW 2002
EditorsShietung Peng, Shuichi Yukita, Vladimir V. Savchenko
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages38-43
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)0769518621, 9780769518626
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002
Event1st International Symposium on Cyber Worlds, CW 2002 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 6 Nov 20028 Nov 2002

Publication series

NameProceedings - 1st International Symposium on Cyber Worlds, CW 2002

Conference

Conference1st International Symposium on Cyber Worlds, CW 2002
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityTokyo
Period6/11/028/11/02

Keywords

  • communication tools
  • distance education
  • distance learning
  • virtual classroom
  • virtual university
  • Web-based distance learning

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