Strategies for Designing a Distance Education Course/Program

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
James M. Eddy, Department Head and Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The past decade has brought about a rapid growth of distance education (DE) courses and programs; this is particularly evident in the field of health education and promotion. This article provides an overview of strategies utilized in designing DE courses and programs. The process of designing DE courses, called Instructional Systems Design (ISD), mirrors the process used by health educators and promoters in their everyday practice. The authors take the reader through each step of the ISD, as it relates to the health education process, and provides additional resources for DE course and program development for interested readers.

Additional Information

Publication
The Health Education Monograph Series, 25(1), 18-22
Language: English
Date: 2008
Keywords
distance education, design strategies, Instructional Systems Design, health education