Using Open Source Technologies to Increase Teacher Immediacy and Presence

ID: 31380 Type: Roundtable
  1. Randall Dunn, Amanda Szapkiw, and David Holder, Liberty University, United States

Wednesday, March 9 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Location: Bellmeade

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Abstract: Attrition rates in distance education teacher education programs is a concern for university administrators and educators. Thus, there is a need to identify strategies to increase retention rates. This presentation focuses on practices and the use of open source technologies to increase teacher’s presence and immediacy, thus decreasing attrition rates.


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