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  • Government Employment and Pay: Some International Comparisonsby Alan Tait

    International Monetary Fund 1983; US$ 2.50

    How many people are employed by the government? How many are employed by the central government compared with the state and local authorities? How many are employed in public enterprise? How much are they all paid? How much are they paid relative to each other, or relative to the private sector? Such questions interest people in general and economists... more...

  • Value-Added Tax: Administrative and Policy Issuesby Alan Tait

    International Monetary Fund 1991; US$ 7.50

    More than 50 countries worldwide employ a value-added tax. What are its effects on prices, exports, and investment? Is it regressive? These and other questions are answered in this collection of papers presented at a March 1990 Jakarta seminar on the VAT in Asia. more...

  • The Convergence of Distance and Conventional Educationby Roger Mills; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    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...

  • Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Educationby Roger Mills; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    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...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Richard Edwards; Nod Miller; Nick Small; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This volume of the Open University Reader for Supporting Lifelong Learning looks at policy development in lifelong learning at local, regional, national and supra-national levels. Using an international team of contributors, it explores and examines the policy context for lifelong learning, the policies themselves, and their effects when implemented.... more...

  • Distance and E-learning in Transitionby Szü; Andrá cs; s; Alan Tait; Martine Vidal; Ulrich Bernath

    Wiley 2013; US$ 346.00

    The rushed development of information and communication technologies and their impact on the world of learning in the last decade have profoundly changed the paradigms, scenarios and values at all levels of education. The professionalization of tools and practices, in addition to the consolidation of academic and practical knowledge, has been a major... more...

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