Asia Pacific Media Educator


This paper discusses the delivery of training programs for working journalists in Asia and the Pacific Islands via the Internet. The first part describes the program, offered by the Konrad Adenauer Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University (CFJ) in the Philippines, and the potentials of eLearning technology in delivering internationally-competitive training courses to the region’s journalists. The second part describes the process that led to the establishment of CFJ’s eLearning capability. The results of an assessment of the program are presented in the third part. The last section discusses learner and teacher characteristics that facilitate success in an eLearning environment.