Higher learning is an active, interactive, self aware process that results in meaningful, long-lasting changes -- in knowledge, understanding skills, behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, opinions, and/or values -- that can not be attributed primarily to maturation.
Angelo, T. A. A Teacher's Dozen: Fourteen General, Research-based Principles for Improving Higher Learning in Our Classrooms. The AAHE Bulletin, 45(8), April 1993, pp. 3-7 & 13.
The value of any technology for education is proportional to the need for that technology in realizing the educational objective. IQ [InterQuest] began as a Web project because the method of Guided Autonomous Learning proved effective for teaching but was logistically unmanageable in the physical class-room. We believe that information technology provides fabulous potentials for transforming education. We are convinced those potentials are reachable only through the leadership of innovative pedagogues and teaching strategies.
Professor Jon Dorbolo, Oregon State University, Interquest project.
Creating quality on-line educational materials takes collaboration, support, new skills, and, most of all, time.
Web educational materials may be used in concert with other modes of delivery. Examples of other modes include the following:
The use of high-speed, two-way, multimedia communication in education is here to stay.
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