10390RE: [Scouter_T] What is online training?
- May 1, 2009Knot tying through distance education == Someone is trying it already:
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
Of Whiteley, John F
Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 9:46 AM
Subject: RE: [Scouter_T] What is online training?
Online training is a "new" type of training that doesn't fit into the
traditional Boy Scout definitions of training. Online training can be seen
as distance education, where the instructor and the student interact
asynchronously to meet an educational objective. It contains elements of all
three traditional training situations (Group training because the
"instructor" -- the person or team who designed the instruction -- is
interacting with a large number of students, Personal Coaching because there
is the lack of group dynamics, and Self-Study because the student works at
his or her own pace). However, it really is its own creature, and in the
opinion of many educators, myself included, will be a significant element of
the education of the future. (Although hands-on training will still be
important in certain situations --ever tried to teach knot tying through
District Training Chair, Muguyoh District, Tri-State Area Council
and in my "other" life:
Captain John F. Whiteley, Ed.S.
Director, Inland Waterways Academy
Marshall Community and Technical College
304-417-3321 (Huntington Cell)
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Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 10:34 AM
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:scouter_t%40yahoogroups.com>
Subject: [Scouter_T] What is online training?
According to the Leadership Training Committee Guide #34269 there are three
types of training situations in Scouting:
Where does online training fit? Does it fit into one of these three types?
Or, is it a new type of training that does not fit the traditional views of
the types of training we used in Scouting?
I am curious how all you trainers look at online training.
Yours Truly in Scouting,
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