Distance learning expert and leader

Authors

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31812/ed.597

Keywords:

distance course, quality, examination, evaluation, expert, leader

Abstract

The paper deals with the theoretical foundations of training experts and leaders of distance learning in order to improve their training program. An expert is a specialist who has an experience in developing distance courses, conducting distance learning classes and has and uses the skills of a content curator. Leaders create the conditions for innovative changes that allow people and organizations to share their vision and move in its direction, contribute to the management and implementation of ideas. The paper describes the basic skills to be developed by an expert and a leader, provides typical mistakes of distance course developers. Training of experts and leaders was based on the distance course ”Distance Course Examination” for experienced developers of distance learning courses and administrators of distance learning systems from different organizations. During the training, students analyzed the purpose of learning according to the Bloom’s taxonomy and its accessibility, the complexity of the text and its design, tasks and learning activities, test quality and evaluation system as well as other elements responsible for the quality of learning. During the pilot training, the results were obtained in the form of reports of students about the examination of the distance course as well as analysis of this work was done. 47 teachers of educational institutions of Ukraine were trained and only 12 teachers successfully completed their training. Based on the results of training and taking into account the experience of emergency training during the pandemic and military actions in Ukraine, the course program has been refined. It is planned to use a team of experts, ”playing” coaches and new methods for conducting distance learning. Particular attention is paid to training experts, leaders and measuring their competencies.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract views: 440 / PDF views: 115

References

Chapter 5: Quality Assurance in Blended Learning. In: Futch, L., Chen, B., Bauer, S. (eds.) BlendKit Reader, third edn. (2015), URL https://ucfcdl-wp.s3.amazonaws.com/Blendkit/blendkit chapter05.pdf

ISTE Standards: Educators (2021), URL https://www.iste.org/standards/iste-standards-for-teachers

Anderson, L.W., Krathwohl, D.E., Airasian, P.W., Cruikshank, K.A., Mayer, R.E., Pintrich, P.R., Raths, J., Wittrock, M.C. (eds.): A Taxonomy for learning teaching and assessing: A revision of Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. (2001), URL https://www.uky.edu/∼rsand1/china2018/texts/Anderson-Krathwohl%20-%20A%20taxonomy%20for%20learning%20teaching%20and%20assessing.pdf

Arnold, D., Sangrà, A.: Dawn or dusk of the 5th age of research in educational technology? A literature review on (e-)leadership for technology-enhanced learning in higher education (2013-2017). International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education 15(1), 24 (Jun 2018), ISSN 2365-9440, https://doi.org/10.1186/s41239-018-0104-3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s41239-018-0104-3

Bilousova, L., Gryzun, L., Zhytienova, N.: Interactive methods in blended learning of the fundamentals of UI/UX design by pre-service specialists. Educational Technology Quarterly 2021(3), 415–428 (Sep 2021), https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.34 DOI: https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.34

Bloom, B.S. (ed.): Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals. Handbook I: Cognitive Domain. Longmans, New York (1956), URL https://www.uky.edu/∼rsand1/china2018/texts/Bloom%20et%20al%20-Taxonomy%20of%20Educational%20Objectives.pdf

Bratt, J.: Reframing the Revolution (Jun 2021), URL https://hybridpedagogy.org/reframing-the-revolution/

Bykov, V.Y., Kukharenko, V.M., Syrotenko, N.H., Rybalko, O.V., Bohachkov, Y.M.: Texnolohiya rozrobky dystancijnoho kursu [Technology of distance course development]. Millenium, Kyiv (2008), URL http://dl.khpi.edu.ua/pluginfile.php/29481/mod resource/content/1/TCDK-Kuxarenko PDF.pdf

CommLab India: Rapid eLearning: The Ultimate Implementation Guide (2023), URL https://blog.commlabindia.com/rapid-elearning-development

Dominelli, A., Kile, D.M., Teng, J.: Lights, Camera, Student Action – A Novel Way to Teach and Learn About Leadership (Sep 2021), URL https://bit.ly/3Ozpl0F

Dubey, A.: This is what great leadership looks like in the digital age (Apr 2019), URL https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/04/leadership-digital-age-leader/

Gram, T.: Mapping Informal and Formal Learning Strategies to Real Work (2011), URL http://performancexdesign.wordpress.com/2011/05/04/mapping-informal-and-formal-learning-strategies-to-real-work

Hart, J.: What Really is Social Learning? (2010), URL http://web.archive.org/web/20111025012213/http://c4lpt.co.uk/library/janes-articles-and-presentations/what-really-is-social-learning/

Hart, J.: Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 (2011), URL http://web.archive.org/web/20110917055851/http://c4lpt.co.uk/top-tools/top-100-tools-for-learning-2011/ DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2039368.2047484

Heckhausen, J., Heckhausen, H. (eds.): Motivation und Handeln. Springer-Lehrbuch, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 4 edn. (2010), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12693-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12693-2

Heer, R.: A Model of Learning Objectives based on A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (2012), URL http://web.archive.org/web/20140220191101/http://www.celt.iastate.edu/teaching/RevisedBlooms1.html

Jarche, H.: PKM in 34 pieces (2013), URL https://jarche.com/2013/10/pkm-in-34-pieces/

Jennings, C.: Social & Workplace Learning through the 70:20:10 Lens (2011), URL http://charles-jennings.blogspot.com/2011/08/social-workplace-learning-through.html

Kukharenko, V.: Pedagogical training of learning engineer. Open educational e-environment of Modern University p. 161–174 (Sep 2019), https://doi.org/10.28925/2414-0325.2019s15 DOI: https://doi.org/10.28925/2414-0325.2019s15

Kukharenko, V., Shunevych, B., Kravtsov, H.: Distance course examination. Educational Technology Quarterly 2022(1), 1–19 (Feb 2022), https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.4

Kukharenko, V.M.: Ekspertyza dystantsiinoho ta zmishanykh kursiv [Examination of distance and blended courses]. In: Third international scientific-practical conference “MoodleMoot Ukraine 2015. Theory and practice of using the learning management system Moodle”, KNUBA, Kyiv (2015), URL http://2015.moodlemoot.in.ua/course/view.php?id=124

Kukharenko, V.M., Glavcheva, Y.M., Rybalko, O.V.: Kurator zmistu [Curator of content]. Miskdruk, Kharkiv (2016), URL http://repository.kpi.kharkov.ua/handle/KhPI-Press/23640

Markova, O.M., Semerikov, S.O., Striuk, A.M.: The cloud technologies of learning: Origin. Information Technologies and Learning Tools 46(2), 29–44 (Apr 2015), https://doi.org/10.33407/itlt.v46i2.1234 DOI: https://doi.org/10.33407/itlt.v46i2.1234

Martyniuk, O.O., Martyniuk, O.S., Pankevych, S., Muzyka, I.: Educational direction of STEM in the system of realization of blended teaching of physics. Educational Technology Quarterly 2021(3), 347–359 (Sep 2021), https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.39 DOI: https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.39

Maslow, A.H.: A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review 50(4), 370–396 (1943), ISSN 0033295X, https://doi.org/10.1037/h0054346 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/h0054346

Members of the National Council for Online Education: Emergency Remote Instruction Is Not Quality Online Learning (Feb 2022), URL https://bit.ly/3y3oIWi

Mintii, I.S.: Blended learning: definition, concept, and relevance. Educational Dimension (Apr 2023), https://doi.org/10.31812/ed.539 DOI: https://doi.org/10.31812/ed.539

Nechypurenko, P.P., Semerikov, S.O., Pokhliestova, O.Y.: Cloud technologies of augmented reality as a means of supporting educational and research activities in chemistry for 11th grade students. Educational Technology Quarterly 2023(1), 69–91 (Jan 2023), https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.44 DOI: https://doi.org/10.55056/etq.44

Osadcha, K., Osadchyi, V., Kruglyk, V., Spirin, O.: Modeling of the adaptive system of individualization and personalization of future specialists’ professional training in the conditions of blended learning. Educational Dimension 5, 109–125 (Dec 2021), https://doi.org/10.31812/educdim.4721 DOI: https://doi.org/10.31812/educdim.4721

Pappas, P.: A Taxonomy of Reflection: Critical Thinking For Students, Teachers, and Principals (Part 1) (2010), URL http://www.peterpappas.com/2010/01/taxonomy-reflection-critical-thinking-students-teachers-principals.html

Parygin, B.D.: Analyzing the phenomenon of social moods. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya (5), 134–138 (1998), ISSN 0132-1625

Pasko, N.B., Viunenko, O.B., Agadzhanova, S.V., Ahadzhanov-Honsales, K.H.: Using Intelligent Agent-managers to Build Personal Learning Environments in the E-Learning System. In: Semerikov, S., Osadchyi, V., Kuzminska, O. (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Advances in Educational Technology - Volume 2: AET, pp. 292–299, INSTICC, SciTePress (2022), ISBN 978-989-758-558-6, https://doi.org/10.5220/0010931000003364 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0010931000003364

Patsula, P.J.: Applying Learning Theories to Online Instructional Design (1999), URL http://www.patsula.com/usefo/webbasedlearning/tutorial1/learning theories full version.html

Rajasingham, L.: New Challenges Facing Universities in the Internet-Driven Global Environment. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (1) (2011), URL https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ936391.pdf

Shepherd, C.: The formal learning toolkit (2011), URL http://web.archive.org/web/20131111143047/http://onlignment.com/2011/11/the-formal-learning-toolkit/

Sokhor, A.M.: Logicheskaia struktura uchebnogo materiala: voprosy didakticheskogo analiza [Logical structure of educational material: questions of didactic analysis]. Pedagogika, Moscow (1974)

Sprenger, R.K.: Mythos Motivation: Wege aus einer Sackgasse. Campus Verlag, 3 edn. (1992)

Sushmitha, K.: Instructional Design Through The Lens Of Rapid eLearning (2021), URL https://elearningindustry.com/instructional-design-through-lens-of-rapid-elearning

TeachThought Staff: The Definition of Blended Learning (2020), URL http://www.teachthought.com/blended-learning-2/the-definition-of-blended-learning/

Velychko, V.Y., Fedorenko, E.G., Kaidan, N.V., Kaidan, V.P.: Some aspects of the use of cloud computing in the training of physics teachers. Educational Dimension 7, 150–168 (Aug 2022), https://doi.org/10.31812/educdim.7615 DOI: https://doi.org/10.31812/educdim.7615

West, H.: The Upsurge of Informal Learning (2015), URL https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2011/06/15/the-upsurge-of-informal-learning/

Wheeler, S.: Seven reasons teachers should blog (2011), URL http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2011/07/seven-reasons-teachers-should-blog.html

Wladawsky-Berger, I.: Rethinking Digital Strategy for the Post-Pandemic Era (Oct 2021), URL https://blog.irvingwb.com/blog/2021/10/rethinking-digital-strategy-for-the-post-pandemic-era.html

Downloads

Published

13-06-2023

Issue

Section

Articles

How to Cite

Kukharenko, V.N., Shunevych, B.I. and Kravtsov, H.M., 2023. Distance learning expert and leader. Educational Dimension [Online], 8, pp.19–40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31812/ed.597 [Accessed 23 May 2024].
Received 2022-07-02
Accepted 2023-06-12
Published 2023-06-13

Similar Articles

1-10 of 44

You may also start an advanced similarity search for this article.