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Table 4 Questions related to instructor profile

From: What to expect, and how to improve online discussion forums: the instructors’ perspective


Questions addressed to the Profile of the instructor interviewed


At present what is your main occupation? (Exemplify: if you are an instructor, tutor, or environment manager).


How long have you been working in distance education?


How much time do you spend on distance learning courses?

() Less than 2 h / week

() From 2 to 4 h / week

() From 5 to 7 h / week

() From 8 to 10 h / week

() More than 10 h / week


In your opinion, what is the role of the instructor and the role of the tutor in distance learning?


What is the expected profile for distance education instructors? (Exemplify: what techniques they should have, what tools they need to know, commitment, skills, types of problems they should know how to solve).