|US: Low-tech lecture goes the distance for IT prof|
Sarah King Head | 27 February 2011 | Issue: 160
In the era of complex electronic meeting systems for distance education, a simple live-streaming of a lecture can be an effective learning tool, says Andrew Wasser (pictured), associate dean of the school of information systems and management at Carnegie Mellon University. He will be speaking at a conference next month on using technology efficiently in the classroom.
There may be no substitute for the real thing when it comes to lecturing and class delivery, but judicious use of this kind of delivery - which Wasser and colleagues have spent 10 years perfecting - has made the distance learning experience almost as good for students in the master of science in information technology programme, he says. Continue reading story here: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20110225204304972