Class Map Sample
The following map was created by students in a distance learning class, and was used to reduce the sense of Transactional Distance (TD) during the course. (SITE 2008 Resources)
Transactional distance is the cognitive space between learning peers, teachers and content in a distance learning setting. Transactional Distance (TD) refers to a physical separation that causes a psychological and communicative chasm--a potential fall-space of misunderstanding between the actors (instructor and learner) in an educative event.
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