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What Then After Knowing Differences: Conflicts between East/West in Global Distance Educational Development
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5322–5327
Asian educational methods have been teacher-directed for centuries; it will be a challenge for Asian society to make a transition toward learner-centered theory. In this paper educational perspectives of the East and West are compared and contrasted....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1340–1347
Are distance educational leaders looking for developing a quality educational service for many people? Or, are developers looking for quick profits with students who have not had access to traditional education? This paper advocates that "quality"...
Topics: Distance Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5282–5287
Differences in teaching and learning styles, governments, customs, and traditions have long divided Asia from the Western world. Teacher-centered education in the East continues to be the rule, with learner-centered education only emerging with the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1095–1099
Both instruction methods and types of distance media may influence learning. This paper explores differences between East and West distance-learning environments and implications for distance education media uses. Cultural traditions affect...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1176–1180
The impact of media on instructional outcomes continues to be debated. The cost for new distance-system development and training is a major challenge for institutions in developing countries that want to be competitive in the global society. To...