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Distance Learning Technologies

Knowledge of distance learning tools and techniques; ability to deliver training with the use of tele- and video-conferencing, Internet, Intranet and other distance learning technologies.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Clarifies the purposes and features of distance learning technologies.

Describes the main distance learning technologies.

Documents distance learning case studies.

Identifies the challenges and issues with distance learning technologies.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Utilizes a specific technology to deliver distance learning courses.

Adheres to the guidelines for using distance learning technology.

Reports technology problems in delivering distance learning courses.

Responds to learners in a timely and effective manner.

Assists in designing distance learning projects integrating various technologies.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Trains others on the use of distance learning technologies.

Monitors the compliance with principles for distance learning technology among professionals.

Solves complex distance learning technology problems that may arise.

Conducts cost/benefit analyses of diverse technology platforms.

Consults on technology requirements for distance learning projects.

Evaluates best practices of distance learning technologies within the industry.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Establishes benchmarks for the organization and industry in the field of distance learning technology.

Designs and develops multiple programs targeted for remote audiences.

Leads the planning and execution of major platform changes or migrations.

Contributes to and publishes internal and external reports on distance learning technology.

Mentors others on effective and ineffective distance learning programs.

Monitors the trends and directions of distance learning technologies in the market.

Interview Questions

  • Describe different distance learning technologies currently available in the market.
  • Which kinds of distance learning technologies have you used?
  • What are common problems that occur in delivering distance learning courses?
  • Tell me about particular ideas or concepts that you decided not to incorporate into a distance learning solution.

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