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The Hidden Curriculum Of The Video Teleconference (Vtc) Classroom And Its Implications For The University Of The Twenty-First Century, Mary Webb Stout Jan 1995

The Hidden Curriculum Of The Video Teleconference (Vtc) Classroom And Its Implications For The University Of The Twenty-First Century, Mary Webb Stout

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Old Dominion University's Peninsula Center, in Hampton, Virginia, was the location for an ethnographic case study about the urban "distributed university" centers that provided instruction via video teleconference (VTC). Graduate engineers attended VTC classes at the Peninsula Center originating from five Virginia universities as part of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program.;The purpose of this study was to describe VTC instruction and identify aspects that impacted on student learning, faculty teaching, and the socio-cultural environment. Fifty-one interviews and two months of observations were conducted during the Spring term, 1993.;Benson Snyder's (1971) ethnographic case study at MIT, described ...