An Action Research on Design, Delivery, and Evaluation of a Distance Course in a Vocational Higher Education Institution

2015-01-01
Uzun, Erman
Özden, Muhammet Yaşar
Yıldırım, Ali
In this chapter, the main purpose is to explain design, development, delivery, and evaluation process of a new distance web design course for the needs of students in a vocational higher education institution. It is important to highlight how wisely instructional technology was designed and used to mitigate problems to effectively support the course. Proactive action research was used as a framework of the study. This research focused on an analysis of the existing face-to-face course to mitigate its problems in the new design. Then, strengths and weaknesses of the new design in the new context were investigated. It is important to highlight that technology comes with its unique problems and opportunities. Thus, teaching in a technological environment confronts instructors with a wide range of pedagogical, technological, and physical challenges.

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E. Uzun, M. Y. Özden, and A. Yıldırım, An Action Research on Design, Delivery, and Evaluation of a Distance Course in a Vocational Higher Education Institution . 2015, p. 166.