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Using Open Source Technologies to Increase Teacher Immediacy and Presence
(2011)
  • Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Liberty University
  • Randall Dunn, Liberty University
  • David Holder, Liberty University
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.
Keywords
  • web 2.0,
  • Teacher Immediacy,
  • Presence
Disciplines
Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw, Randall Dunn and David Holder. "Using Open Source Technologies to Increase Teacher Immediacy and Presence" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/amanda_rockinson_szapkiw/28/