Looking back on this first teleteaching experience, I realized that I should have included more opportunities for instructor-student interaction in an effort to personalize this course for each student, which could have been achieved by telephone communications and e-mail messaging, in addition to in-class experiences.
As I reflect on my experiences with teleteaching over the past few years, I am immediately confronted by the significant time investment required to prepare a course for distance learning delivery, above and beyond the preparation time required for the same course in a traditional face-to-face format.
Admittedly, examining this issue from the university's perspective, given the likelihood that distance learning courses will likely increase, I truly believe that all professors with teleteaching responsibilities should be expected to demonstrate competence in this area.
Participate in teleteaching training offered by the institution.
The first class of teleteaching in Belarus is being held at the Belorussian Polytechnic Academy.
To convince the government of Belarus of the importance of distance education, the recent international conference, Teleteaching '93, provided a new boost: the conference adopted the thesis that "the subject of teleteaching is one of the most important in education and training.
Unfortunately, we do not currently have the ability to buy teleteaching program licenses or videotapes on corresponding lectures.
The National Native American Teleteaching Network is a sweeping program that links together the most isolated segments of the country's rural citizenry-American Indian reservations.
Federally funded, Native American Teleteaching utilizes a diverse range of technology products.
So, via the Teleteaching network, students at that Pennsylvania school received Spanish I and 2 courses each day from teachers in the Midwest.