Multimodal Curriculum Delivery in Distance Education
On-line evaluations were administered to 23 students in two levels of the course to assess their experiences and satisfaction with the delivery methods. Students also participated in a focus group. The instructor was interviewed before and after the course to evaluate any pedagogical changes needed to teach successfully in a multimodal environment. The outcomes of these evaluations show that the program was effective and that students were satisfied. The archived lessons proved a valuable learning tool for students who had attended the classes in any of the modes, but were less effective when used as the sole learning format, and Internet participants wanted audio capabilities to converse with colleagues and the instructor.