long distance education training
Discusses long distance education training for faculty. Defines distance education and the virtual university. Concept of lifelong learning. Distance learning materials. The virtual learning experience. The student population of distance learning. Need for instrucitonal support services for the faculty.
Are All Colleges "Equal"?
Differentiating the regular univerditgy system from the growing online educational system which clearly favors the adult who wants to improve job oppoprtunities but may not be able to relocate to attend a regular universdity or whose work or family obligationsd prevent such full time attendance. As student numbers increase, so does the quality of online education
Discusses the goals of teaching sex education in grades K-12. The importance of students learning about their sexuality and sexual behavior, including risks. The interrelationships of human deveopment. Topics normally taught.
Psychology of Education
Discusses the functionalist, conflict, and interactional theories of education and John Dewey's contribution to the field.
Discusses the pros and cons of Bilingual education in the United States. Importance of English proficiency to the overall learning process. Problems with English-As-A-Second-Language instruction. Necessity of accountability to boith immersion & bilingual progams. Problem of different meanings in different states regarding bilingual education programs. Contends that the ideal means of bilingual education should be a transitional one.