Sunday, February 23, 2014

Remote Teaching, Distance Learning, Team Teaching or Blended Learning?

Some time ago, I was asked to be a feature speaker at TEC14, the Teacher Education Conference taking place at the moment in Hyderabad, India. My presentation is after lunch (06.30 in Montevideo), and I will be presenting virtually. Because of this, the organisers asked me to make a recording of the presentation in case the connection fails, so here it is:


Remote Teaching, Distance Learning, Team Teaching or Blended Learning? from Graham Stanley

Due to a lack of of qualified and experienced teachers in Uruguay, English is being taught in primary classes all across the country via video conferencing, using teachers from elsewhere (including Argentina, the Philippines and Mexico). Because there are two teachers, a classroom teacher (CT) and a remote (RT), a new type of methodology is being developed that combines elements of distance learning, team teaching and blended learning, but which also requires a unique approach. 

Read more about the Plan Ceibal English project here

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