Video: Distance Education: Then to Now

From the early years of correspondence courses all the way through the age of the internet, distance education has taken many forms. However, the promotion of accessibility of education remains a timeless aspect of the field. This brief video will take you through the different stages that affected distance education, which dates back as far as the late 19th century, as well as look at certain emerging technologies that might make an impact in the future.

Luis Alvarado was a FIU Online instructional designer (2015-2018). His expertise includes the areas of emerging technology, learning theories, 21st Century instructional design models, user experience, and the incorporation of diverse modes of media into online courses. Luis applies sound instructional strategies developed through experience gained in higher education and government. He effectively structures course content, provides expert technical support, and advises faculty on the latest learning and interactive multimedia technology.

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