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Web-based learning explored via live, interactive teleconference is set at FMU on Thursday, Oct. 7

FLORENCE – “Exemplary Models for Web-Based Learning,” a live, interactive teleconference for anyone interested in web-based instruction, will be held Thursday, Oct. 7 from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Cauthen Educational Media Center, “Innovations Place,” 208A, at Francis Marion University.

The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

A panel of experienced faculty and course designers will present exemplary models of web-based instruction in the humanities, math, and science. Participants will learn how to:

- incorporate primary source materials and original documents

- use inquiry-based study

- build in opportunities for student-instructor and student-student interaction

- link across disciplines

- best use collaborate learning

Critical discussion will also provide insights into creating and using professionally developed instructional materials. Whether you are just beginning to use the web for instruction, attempting to build better online courses, or are just curious what the fuss is all about – there is something of interest for everyone.

In addition to learning about professionally developed, high caliber learning materials, you will receive suggestions for finding similar materials in other fields, learn about successful design strategies from both the faculty and student perspectives, and receive tips on forming collaborative relationships.

For more information, call Teresa Curry at 843-661-1225.

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Last Published: June 17, 2004 7:57 AM
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