Annenberg Media Learner.org [CPB Channel]
The Annenberg CPB Channel is a free satellite channel, with simultaneous web stream and Video on Demand (VoD), for schools, colleges, libraries, and public broadcasting stations. Annenberg/CPB uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. Annenberg/CPB\'s multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg/CPB videos exemplify excellent teaching.
Distance Education at a Glance [University of Idaho]
This site contains valuable discussions about the mechanics associated with using various interactive Distance Education tools. It discusses the pros and cons of each, how they may be applied, and where readers may go to get additional information. This comprehensive review looks at voice, video, data, and print as teaching mediums and presents factual information that readers may use to make their own value judgements about which systems may be the best to use for a particular applicaiton. Although very comprehensive, this site does not contain examples or links that illustrate the concepts discussed.
Abstract: Fifty-one Competencies for Online Instruction
Fifty-one Competencies for Online Instruction ... are shared by Ted Smith and correlated with quality learning outcomes for students. Smith divides the competencies into those needed prior to, during, and after the course has been completed (The Journal of Educators Online)
E-Text: Focus on Videoconferencing for Teaching and Learning
This E-Textbook is for instructors who have little or no experience of using video conferencing. It contains case studies in real teaching situations.
Instructional Television [University of Idaho]
This site discusses the advantages and disadvantage of using Instructional Television.
Online Education Resources [Digital Bridges]
On-Line Learning Distance Learning Resources [University of Washington]
The University of Washington has offered distance learning since 1912 and uses their extensive experience in providing a knowledge base that offers "how to" tips for people wishing to create their own Distance Education content. The information presented by the University of Washington is extensive, detailed, and clearly written. Information is presented in a text format and contains numerous hyperlinks to additional resources.
The ResearchChannel is a consortium of research universities and corporate research divisions dedicated to broadening the access to and appreciation of our individual and collective activities, ideas, and opportunities in basic and applied research.One of the major goals of ResearchChannel is to use program content creation and manipulation processes as testing medium for analog and digital broadcast and on-demand multimedia offerings, thus providing an unusual opportunity to experiment with new methods of distribution and interaction on a global basis.
Rural Health Education Foundation
The Rural Health Education Foundation mission is improve health outcomes in rural Australia by providing an outstanding and accessible distance education service which supports recruitment and retention of rural and remote GPs and health professionals. (Australian)
The University Channel makes videos of academic lectures and events from all over the world available to the public. It is a place where academics can air their ideas and present research in a full-length, uncut format.
Video Conferencing for Learning [SBC]
This site provides basic information regarding videoconferencing technology and its pedagogical applications. The site also provides resources to facilitate instructor collaboration in developing techniques for effectively using videoconferencing technology in education. This is a good site for those who are interested in the use of videoconferencing for instructional purposes.
This site has a good basic overview of the possibilities video conferencing can deliver for new types of instruction. It also gives highlights of the types of technology that is used.
Online Pedagogy: Theories & Best Practices [Tennessee Board of Regents]
Effective Workload Management Strategies for the Online Environment [Penn State Report]
Distant Education Resources [NEA: National Education Association]
Guiding Principles for Faculty in Distance Learning [Indiana Higher Education Telecommunication System]
Interactive Video Classrooms [Five College]
Resources for Educational Technology Professionals [The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE�)]
New Links to New Learning [Cooperating School Districts]
Teaching Online Professional Tool Kit [Southern Regional Education Board]
General Distance Learning Resources
Online Education Examples
Distance Education News
Access for People with Disabilities
Pedagogy, Development, Design and Management