* 1. What state do you currently reside in?

* 2. What type of organisation do you work for?

* 3. What size is the training organisation you work for?

* 4. Are you an experienced vocational teacher?

* 5. How experienced are you as an e-facilitator?

* 6. Is experience as an e-facilitator an important skill for teachers/e-facilitators to have?

* 7. Does your workplace offer the opportunity to gain skills as an e-facilitator?

* 8. Can you gain skills in e-design (for example, the opportunity to develop online courses, resources, activities etc appropriate to how an adult learns and in line with modern instructional design theories) in your workplace?

* 9. What activities do you consider are essential when supporting your learners to get to know the online learning environment (please limit your answer to your top five)?

* 10. What are the top five things you consider to be examples of good e-learning?

* 11. What are the top five things you consider to be examples of bad e-learning?

* 12. What are the top five factors that contribute to a poor e-learning experience for the teacher?

* 13. What are the top five factors that contribute to a poor e-learning experience for the learner?

* 14. Assume you were giving advice to a new e-learning practitioner who was about to design an e-learning program for learners. What 5 areas would you highlight as the most important starting point?

* 15. In your opinion does video content assist the learner to (choose all that apply)

* 16. In your opinion does the use of animations assist the learner to (choose all that apply)

* 17. To be successful in the online environment the teacher should be (choose all that apply)

* 18. Do you believe VET pedagogy (theories relating to teaching in the vocational environment) is different in the online environment?

* 19. Do you believe teachers involved in online learning should have

* 20. How do you see technology encourages or supports the learner to learn (restrict your answer to five responses only)

* 21. Has your involvement in e-learning improved your own PC, Internet and technology literacy?

* 22. Has the use of e-learning in training improved your learner's PC, Internet and technology literacy?

* 23. Have you been involved in e-learning as a teacher/facilitator in the past? If yes, which role best describes your involvement?

* 24. If you have facilitated more than one course using e-learning technologies with learners, do you feel your experience assisted you to facilitate more successfully in your next program?

* 25. If a learner has completed at least one course using e-learning technologies, do you feel this assisted them to learn more deeply using technology in their next program?

* 26. How much e-learning do you feel comfortable delivering in a course?

* 27. How much e-learning do you think learners want?

* 28. How important is human contact in an online course?

* 29. Do you believe it is possible to learn fully online without human contact?

* 30. How important is human contact to the transfer of learning (the transfer of what is learned in the classroom and/or online) to the workplace?

* 31. What are your top five strategies to build in human component into your online/distance programs?

* 32. What strategies do you think your learners would like to engage in to build in a human component to your e-learning/online programs (limit your response to five selections)?

* 33. Examine the list of technologies below and select them only if you think they would enhance learning opportunities for your learners

* 34. What are your thoughts about e-assessment?

* 35. Do you believe e-assessments completed in the workplace are

* 36. Which statements best aligns with your beliefs (pick one from classroom and one from the workplace)? E-Learning

* 37. Which statements best aligns with your beliefs (pick one from classroom and one from the workplace)? Learning in the workplace

* 38. Workplace learning works best when

* 39. Do you believe it is easier to learn in a traditional classroom than online?

* 40. Do you believe your learners think it is easier to learn in a traditional classroom than online?

* 41. What concerns you most about the use of e-learning in education?

* 42. What is your perception of e-learning? Choose all that apply

* 43. What do you believe is your student's perception of e-learning generally? Choose all that apply

* 44. Do you believe the drop out rate increases with e-learning?

* 45. Do you think learning opportunities increase if your learners are using technology in the program?

* 46. Should workbased learning be incorporated into online learning programs?

* 47. In your opinion can you take what has been learnt in the classroom and apply it to the workplace?

* 48. In your opinion can you take what has been learnt in the online environment and apply it to the workplace?

* 49. Do you believe the transfer of learning from the training environment to the workplace increases if your learners are using technology in the program?

* 50. In your opinion is workbased learning more appropriate to

* 51. Would you be willing to nominate a small group or a class (consisting of at least one teacher and a minimum of several learners) to be part of a small scale study (involves a survey and online interview)? If so please email gail.m.smith@det.nsw.edu.au to express your interest.

I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to participate in this research. Please be assured all answers will be treated in the strictest confidence. Once I have completed my analysis I will prepare paper and make this information available to the VET sector. I hope you find it useful.
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