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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
This volume of essays from leading British, North American and Australasian contributors looks at the issues of the convergence of distance and conventional education. The term 'convergence' refers to the breaking down of barriers between open and distance learning and conventional institutions, and the creation of more and more institutions working... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 83.95
Published in association with the Commonwealth of Learning Open and distance learning has expanded dramatically in recent years across the world, across the spectrum of subject areas, and across educational levels. This book takes a detailed look at the state of the art of open and distance learning in higher education, and presents a fascinating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
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, using modern learning technologies focuses on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 59.95
Despite the massive potential of distance learning on the internet, the field of distance training is little known or understood. This guide addresses this knowledge gap and: *presents research into four models of distance education, into which it is claimed nearly all provision world-wide falls *provides a global overview of distance education... more...
- RoutledgeFalmer 2002; US$ 64.95
Online and Web-based delivery of learning materials in the fields of education and training are increasingly commonplace. However, many institutions, departments or individuals are yet to make the transition to online delivery, and many more have yet to maximize its use. This popular and accessible book, now in its second edition, provides all of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95
Policy for Open and Distance Learning considers the questions that planners and policy makers in open and distance learning need to address at any level of education. Starting by analysing the range of purposes for which open and distance learning is used, the book places the issues in context and examines experience in both the public and private... more...
- RoutledgeFalmer 2003; US$ 64.95
Ormond Simpson provides a clear, accessible analysis of strategies for increasing retention and, crucially, provides case studies and examples to illustrate how these strategies can change institutional policy and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95
Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional levels. Also, changes in distance learning continue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95
A guide to current practice in assessment, particularly for those professionals coming to terms with new pressures on their traditional teaching practices. Increased use of IT, flexible assessment methods and quality assurance all affect assessment, and the need to diversify and adapt traditional assessment practices to suit new modes of learning is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
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 that providers of distance education need to reconsider... more...