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  • Staff Development in Open and Flexible Educationby Colin Latchem; Fred Lockwood

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    As institutions and organisations around the world move to more open and flexible delivery of educational and training programmes, there is increasing need for effective forms of staff development to encourage and support change. Staff development is not only critical in helping teachers and trainers acquire and improve their knowledge and skills in... more...

  • The Open Classroomby Jo Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    The 'e-revolution' that has swept the higher and further education sector over the last decade is now starting to make a real impact in school level teaching and learning around the world. There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for open and distance learning solutions for schools, not only in terms of improving access (for example, for... more...

  • Learning Outside the Academyby Richard Edwards; Jim Gallacher; Susan Whittaker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how these strands of research can contribute to each other. ... more...

  • The Future of Baptist Higher Educationby Donald D. Schmeltekopf; Dianna M. Vitanza

    Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    The Future of Baptist Higher Education investigates four key issues that inform Baptist efforts at higher education - the denominational conflict that has afflicted Baptists since the 1980s, the secularization of higher education in America, the dominance of the market-driven tendencies in American higher education today, and the meaning of Christian... more...

  • E-learningby Ian Roffe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper addresses the influence of information technology in human resources management (HRM) and specifically on training policy through the experience of a Spanish telecommunications firm, Telefonica. The characteristics of the training model designed by this firm to face new environments is considered and the technologies used, the key actions,... more...

  • Second generation e-learningby Drew Davidson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of On the Horizon focuses on strategies for applying games, simulations and interactive experiences in learning contexts. A facet of this issue is the interactive and collaborative method in which it was created. Instead of separated individual articles, the authors and editors have orchestrated the articles together, reading and... more...

  • Flexible Higher Educationby Elizabeth J Burge

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 60.00

    Analyzes the work of over forty pioneers who helped drive key late twentieth century changes in access to, and learning in, higher education, via distance education. This book provides key reading for post-secondary educators who are interested in learning and teaching design, technology use, quality assurance, and respect for reflective wisdom. more...

  • Summer Learningby Geoffrey D. Borman; Matthew Boulay

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book brings together up-to-date, research-based evidence concerning summer learning and provides descriptions and analyses of a range of summer school programs. The chapters present theory and data that explain both the phenomenon of summer learning loss and the potential for effective summer programs to mitigate loss and increase student achievement.... more...

  • Improving Learning in Later Lifeby Alexandra Withnall

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    With life expectancy increasing, there is growing emphasis on encouraging older people to continue learning. This comes as part of a strategy to allow them to remain healthy, independent and vitally engaged in society for as long as possible. All the same, policymakers have barely begun to address the issues involved and the perspectives of these... more...

  • Special Issue on E-Learning in Chinaby Qiyung Wang

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This ebook collects eight articles that describe various aspects of e-learning in China. These articles span a fairly wide spectrum of e-learning, ranging from a general overview (article #1) of and teachers’ perceptions (#2) on e-leaning in China, case studies of two distance education institutes (#3, #4), to specific course design and evaluation... more...