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Distance Education in the Teacher Education in Greenland

Anders Øgaard
Institute for Learning, Ilisimatusarfik, University of Greenland

Abstract—The teacher education, Institute for Learning, formerly known as Ilinniarfissuaq, has been offering correspondence education for two decades. But didactical possibilities from digital solutions has yet to be explored and taken advantage of. From fall 2017 a fresh start has been launched utilizing a hybrid educational format. Distance education is expected to show more potential in the Greenlandic educational system in the future. As assistant professor at Institute for Learning I will be following the process through research which is introduced in the
following as work in progress. 
Index Terms—distance education, greenland educational system, hybrid educational format, teacher education

Cite: Anders Øgaard, "Distance Education in the Teacher Education in Greenland," International Journal of Learning and Teaching, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 308-312, December 2019. doi: 10.18178/ijlt.5.4.308-312