Accommodating culture cultural diversity online teaching
She's obviously in an ESL class, but it'll be a little while before she can communicate to an extent that she understands the instructions being handed out or explained to her.
For instance, a frown when a student is doing something wrong along with a shake of the head would let the student know he or she should stop that activity.
There are no cultural or language barriers to overcome.
However, Alex has a physical disability that limits how he can participate in physical education programs.
This paper briefly outlines a conceptual framework for student learning consisting of three models: the independent learner, the interactive learner and the collaborative learner.
All three models need to be considered in an integrated manner when designing online instruction.