Search results for author:"Baruch Offir"
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Educational Media International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 9–15
Examines decision-making aspects of the introduction of distance learning into university instruction and learning based on experiences in Israel. Discusses the introduction of information technology into the classroom; examines teacher/student...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 183–188
Knowledge is a necessary condition for any kind of progress in our society, and the teacher is an important factor in transferring knowledge. Distance learning enables the transfer of knowledge from one place to another. There are different...
Education and Computing Vol. 6, No. 1 (1990) pp. 161–64
Discussion of industrial-educational cooperation focuses on the Learning Curve model, which can be used to evaluate the cost effectiveness of learning programs. Cost effectiveness for homogeneous and heterogeneous groups is discussed, and the use of ...
Educational Media International Vol. 32, No. 1 (1995) pp. 51–53
Examines the use of intelligence tutoring systems (ITS) instead of conventional computer-assisted instruction and computer-assisted learning. Discusses how data banks can be searched using closed, semi-closed, and open methods by means of Boolean...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 1172–1183
Distance learning is different from regular learning in the classroom. One of the main factors which influence the effectiveness of the learning process is the interaction that exists between the teacher and the student. Our research indicates that...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2007) pp. 3–19
Although difficulties that characterize distance learning (DL) clearly have differential effects on different learners, links between barrier research and individual differences remain relatively unexplored. This study examined the relationship...
Educational Media International Vol. 42, No. 2 (June 2005) pp. 161–171
In this paper we propose that Interaction Analysis studies, which focus on the process-product relationship between types of teacher--student interactions and learning outcomes, present only part of the learning picture. Clearly, not all teacher...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (2003) pp. 65–75
This paper describes a distance learning project that enables talented high school students in geographically isolated and underdeveloped areas to participate in an introductory university course without leaving the supportive framework of their...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 18, No. 2 (Jun 24, 2002) pp. 27–41
Utilizing the full potential of distance education requires an understanding of how the absence of face-to-face communication affects the relationship between teaching behaviors and learning outcomes. Teachers' awareness of how their teaching...
An Integrated Analysis of Verbal and Nonverbal Interaction in Conventional and Distance Learning Environments
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 31, No. 2 (Feb 01, 2004) pp. 101–118
As increasing numbers of educational institutions implement distance learning (DL) programs, educators need to know how teaching and learning processes change when teachers and learners are no longer in the same place at the same time. Understanding ...