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Higher Education Faculty Members Overcoming Self-Perceived Barriers to Soar in Distance Learning

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1-30-2019 1:45 PM

End

1-30-2019 2:30 PM

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This higher education presentation will focus on self-perceived barriers of distance learning faculty members and how they can overcome them to succeed in the field. Discussion will focus on what factors influence faculty satisfaction and dissatisfaction with distance learning as well as best practices that can help faculty overcome these challenges and barriers.

Abstract

This is a higher education presentation focusing on self-perceived barriers of distance learning faculty members. During this session, a professor from Saint Peter’s University will present findings from a study along with her personal experiences with teaching from a distance. After sharing the results of the study, the presenter will introduce methods of designing and providing professional development opportunities for higher education faculty members that can assist in the development of high-quality distance learning courses. These opportunities focus on what factors influence faculty satisfaction levels with distance learning as well as what factors influence faculty dissatisfaction levels with distance learning. The presentation will include an open discussion regarding best practices and challenges of designing and teaching effective distance learning courses. Finally, the presenter will ask for recommendations for future study.

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Jan 30th, 1:45 PM Jan 30th, 2:30 PM

Higher Education Faculty Members Overcoming Self-Perceived Barriers to Soar in Distance Learning

This is a higher education presentation focusing on self-perceived barriers of distance learning faculty members. During this session, a professor from Saint Peter’s University will present findings from a study along with her personal experiences with teaching from a distance. After sharing the results of the study, the presenter will introduce methods of designing and providing professional development opportunities for higher education faculty members that can assist in the development of high-quality distance learning courses. These opportunities focus on what factors influence faculty satisfaction levels with distance learning as well as what factors influence faculty dissatisfaction levels with distance learning. The presentation will include an open discussion regarding best practices and challenges of designing and teaching effective distance learning courses. Finally, the presenter will ask for recommendations for future study.