Title

Interactive distance education: Improvisation helps bridge the gap

Document Type

Article

Abstract

In this paper, distance learning through the use of interactive duplex video and audio will be described. The major advantage of this technology is the ability to provide live, face-to-face educational access to distant or isolated students. Yet faculty are concerned about the interrelationships between the instructor and the student and among students in the distance education environment. Improvisation techniques force active participation by the students and can be used to bridge the distance.

Disciplines

Communication Technology and New Media | Curriculum and Instruction | Instructional Media Design | Medicine and Health Sciences

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