Preparation of Instructional Material for Distance Teacher Education

Aijaz Ahmed GUJJAR
Muhammad Ashraf MALIK

Distance education is institutional concept of education centered round self-directed learning by means of correspondence courses with an integrated element of communication technology and facilitated with tutorial sessions, seminars etc. to meet need for enlargement of teaching force, improved professional standards and modernization of teaching methods, distance learning system provides alternative ways of gaining established qualifications. The content of such courses cannot depart from the normal; the difference of learning experience arises from the presentation of the course materials and from the situation of students and, therefore, different pedagogic skills are required. The term instructional material is used for the specific items used in a lesson and delivered through various media formats such as video, audio, print and so on. This paper discusses the presentation of instructional material for distance teacher education.

KEYWORDS: Model, Instructional, Material, Distance teacher education, Course, Teaching methods, Desig