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Theoretical Principles of Distance Education

Theoretical Principles of Distance Education

1st Edition

Desmond Keegan
July 06, 2016

According to UNESCO statistics, 10 million of the world's 600 million students study at a distance. Theoretical Principles of Distance Education seeks to lay solid foundations for the education of these students and for the structures within which they study. As a more industrialised form of...

Distance Education: New Perspectives

Distance Education: New Perspectives

1st Edition

Keith Harry, Magnus John, Desmond Keegan
February 07, 2014

Although distance education has developed rapidly over the past decade, writing on the subject is still scattered over a diverse range of often inaccessible sources. This book brings together a selection of the best writing on distance education in recent years, and is an essential reference for...

Otto Peters on Distance Education: The Industrialization of Teaching and Learning

Otto Peters on Distance Education: The Industrialization of Teaching and Learning

1st Edition

Desmond Keegan
February 05, 2014

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

2nd Edition

Hilary Perraton
November 30, 2006

This revised and updated edition of Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World sets the expansion of distance education in the context of general educational change and explores its use for basic and non-formal education, schooling, teacher training and higher education. Engaging with a...

Technology, e-learning and Distance Education

Technology, e-learning and Distance Education

2nd Edition

A.W. (Tony) Bates
April 14, 2005

Award-winning in its first edition, this book is an essential guide to the use of technology in flexible and distance learning, weighing up the pros and cons of different media. Fully updated, this second edition: examines criteria and guidelines for the design and delivery of effective teaching,...

Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Education: Change and Continuity in an International Context

Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Education: Change and Continuity in an International Context

1st Edition

Roger Mills, Alan Tait
December 12, 2002

Distance learning is becoming an increasingly popular way of studying, and most universities now provide courses using these methods. Today's students, though, are demanding high quality, consumer-focused and flexible courses, as well as learning resources and active learner support. This means...

Planning and Developing Open and Distance Learning: A Framework for Quality

Planning and Developing Open and Distance Learning: A Framework for Quality

1st Edition

Reginald F. Melton
April 25, 2002

This book is aimed at those who are considering, or just starting to plan open and distance learning courses. It offers practical advice on how to find your students, expand your audience and become cost-effective without compromising quality. The main areas covered are: basic principles and...

Using Learning Technologies: International Perspectives on Practice

Using Learning Technologies: International Perspectives on Practice

1st Edition

Elizabeth J. Burge, Margaret Haughey
August 23, 2001

This collection of first-hand accounts from experienced and accomplished learning technology practitioners highlights issues in using learning technologies for flexible, distance and open learning. Drawing on their own experience, the authors identify and explore the most practical and complex...

Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World

1st Edition

Hilary Perraton
December 02, 1999

This revised and updated edition of Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World sets the expansion of distance education in the context of general educational change and explores its use for basic and non-formal education, schooling, teacher training and higher education. Engaging with a...

Opening Education: Policies and Practices from Open and Distance Education

Opening Education: Policies and Practices from Open and Distance Education

1st Edition

Terry Evans, Daryl Nation
September 26, 1996

We live in a society with ever-changing needs and expectations. Education practitioners and policy makers need therefore to face the challenges of new economic, social and technological conditions in their work. There is a global concern to develop forms of education and training which are open to...

Foundations of Distance Education

Foundations of Distance Education

3rd Edition

Desmond Keegan
September 26, 1996

Distance education and training provision has expanded dramatically over the past few years. This best-selling introduction to the field has helped many to understand the origins and background of distance education, and has been used by students and professionals as a guide to policy and practice....

Open and Distance Learning Today

Open and Distance Learning Today

1st Edition

Fred Lockwood
June 15, 1995

The book presents a comprehensive account of research and development activities in open, ditance and flexible learning from acknowledged experts from around the world. The use of open, distance and flexible learning materials is expanding dramatically, not just in schools, further and higher...

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