Technology oriented efforts to support faculty in online learning environment


3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES), İstanbul, Turkey, 3 - 07 February 2011, vol.15, pp.3916-3920 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 15
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.394
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.3916-3920
  • Keywords: Faculty support, online learning, distance education
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Faculty members' roles changes in distance education unlike traditional education and they take new roles. According to these new roles, faculty encounters different problems in distance learning processes. Faculty need to support for overcoming these problems. This study attends to demonstrate support needs of faculty members for online learning environments in context of technology. Technology oriented support for faculty members are discussed and recommendations are presented in this study. In this context problems and solutions are presented via related of literature review and experiences. (c) 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license.