Distance Education Web Resources and Example Courses
IDE - Inovations in Distance Education - Guiding Principles and Practices for the Design, and Development of Effective Distance Education
Burks, Oakely II, University of Illinois,World Wide Web - Applications in Higher Education
Distance Education in the College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, History of methods of offering Distance Education
Klaus, John, University of Wisconsin - Several papers on distance education.
Paul Whelan, Preliminary Investigation into the Use of the WWW for Remote Access Teaching, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University. Good ideas with links to many other papers.
Ronny Lohuis, Final report in connection with the study at the Faculty of Educational Science and Technology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. Paper which describes how to set of a course for internet delivery.
Dr. Christian Stryker,Teaching Successful Telecourses, Montana State University. Tips on how to organize and keep up both for students and professor.
Klaus, John, Distance Education On-line Courses on the Internet, (links to world wide sources)
Distance Education at a Glance...A Series of Guides Prepared by Engineering Outreach at the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-1014
Delivering Instruction on the World Wide Web, Thomas Fox McManus, University of Texas at Austin
Yale University C/Aim Web Course Style Guide
Globewide Network Academy - listing of 15,000 Distance Education Courses
Rapid Time Classes - Hybrid of Online and Traditional Class at Citrus College, Glendora, CA
Archipelago - a commercial company developing complete courses for distance education. Currently in development are chemistry, physics, and economics.
Home Page of World Lecture Hall - Subject Index for course with materials on the Internet. Many are not offered exlusively as an online course, but contain supplementary materials, lecture notes, and other resources.
Examples of Engineering Courses
World Lecture Hall - Engineering Courses
Texas Tech University College of Engineering
On-Line Degree Programs. Requires about 8-10 software resources for the programs - some are shareware. Lectures delivered by VCR some software by CD-ROM.
Seven types of Engineering Tracks such as: Chemical
Engineering , Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
Chemical Engineering Course from Texas Tech University
Iowa State University College of Engineering Course
Courses are offered primarily through video tape.
Distance Education at Carnegie Mellon University School of Compter Software Master of Software Engineering
Course on Electronmagnetism from MIT
Samples of animations of mathematical equations on electronmagentism.
Examples of Mathematics Courses
World Lecture Hall - Mathematics Courses.
David Thomas, Visualization and Communication Tools for Mathematics and Science Teaching, Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana State University.
Mathematica Track Home Page
Christopher A. Barker
1995 San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95207, USA
The Geometry Center, Center for the Computation and Visualization Geometric Structures
Mathematical Links of Interest, University of Toronto
Geometry in Action - Graph Drawing
Geometry in Action - David Epstein, Department of Information and Computer Science, University of California - Irvine. Many links and applications
24. Math Reader for Mathematica (plug-in)
4554: Numerical Methods for Engineers. Uses Mathematica.
25. Formula One/Net (plug-in for live spreadsheeets)
Examples of Physics Courses
26. World Lecture Hall - Physics Courses
27. Distance Education in Physics
at the University of Oregon. Several courses with environmental focus are
Physics On-line- Richard C. Smith, Department of Physics, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA. A lengthy paper discussing the results of teaching online.
Examples of Chemistry Courses
World Lecture Hall - Chemistry
Ophardt, Charles, CHEMISTRY 110: CHEMISTRY AND ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT
Chemistry and Organic Synthesis
Time development of quantum mechanical systems - Institute of Physics, Technical University of Budapest
Tarek G. Shawki, Mechanics on the Internet, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
MathCad documents for Physical Chemistry
Teaching chemistry on-line: Why it should be done, George R. Long and Theresa Julia Zielinski
Examples of Web Discussion Boards
Web Discussion Board
- Discus Freeware program from Hope College, Michigan, USA
Implementation of Discus at Elmhurst College
Choosing Web Conferencing Software by David R. Woolley
Conferencing on the World Wide
Web - list of software
World Wide Web Course Development and Delivery, Web Based Conference, November 11 - 22, 1996