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Pedagogy 101 for Distance Learning

By Claudia Lynch, Benchmarks Online Editor

The Center for Distributed Learning and the Center for Media Production have partnered to bring the UNT community a live satellite program titled "Pedagogy 101 for Distance Learning," according to a recent announcement from the Center for Distributed Learning (CDL). During the program, panelists will discuss best practices for teaching distance learning courses. The remainder of the announcement is reproduced below.

CDL Satellite Broadcast Announcement

The program ["Pedagogy 101 for Distance Learning"] will be hosted in Chilton 245 at 1:30-3:00 pm on Thursday, February 24, 2005. Light refreshments will be provided.

This program is the third in a series of four live satellite programs on distance learning to be hosted at UNT this academic year. If you missed either of the previous programs, you can view them via streaming video from the following links:

Program 1:

Program 2:


To sign up for this program, please send an email with "Satellite Registration" in the subject line to Rachel Clarke at and include your name and departmental affiliation. Registration is free. For faculty and staff members who register and attend, Human Resources will credit your participation to your professional development record. You are encouraged to register so that we can plan for the appropriate number of attendees.

Please mark you calendar for the final event in the series.

April 21: Pedagogy 102 for Distance Learning

Additional Information from Dallas TeleLearning

According to Dallas TeleLearning, the company providing the broadcast, the following basics are needed to view the streaming video:

You will need broadband access or better to view the videostream and you will need to have Windows Media player on your computer. Windows Media Player can be downloaded from the following link:

Minimum computer requirements would be a Pentium I with 233 MHz and 64 RAM while recommended requirements are Pentium II with 500 MHz and 128 RAM. The programs are usually streamed at 256K bandwidth. The video is best viewed at a smaller size than full screen.

The on demand videostream will be accessible the following day of each program by 12:00 p.m. CST for one full week. To access videostream go to located on the Welcome page click on View the video of the teleconference



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