Choose one major element or issue that is a factor in distance learning and describe it in detail. You may select any relevant major element or issue, but some examples to get you thinking are community building, academic integrity, faculty role changes resulting from changes in technology, asynchronous versus synchronous classes, Webcasting, podcasting, and so on.
Describe communication practices that display respect for self and others within the framework of the topic you have chosen.
Review the research literature on the topic you have chosen. Remember to include the communication aspects related to your topic in the literature review. The literature review portion of your paper should be a minimum of 3 pages in length.
Describe more than one perspective on the topic you are discussing. You could do this by discussing advantages and disadvantages or the pros and cons of some aspect of the topic.
Describe accommodations that might be made in this area of distance learning to facilitate effective communication with stakeholders of different cultures or disciplines. Give examples.
Evaluate and give your personal opinion on the topic and support your opinion with references to relevant literature in the field.
Your paper should be 5–6 pages in length (not including title page and references), double-spaced, with one-inch margins.
Include 10–20 references.
Use APA format.