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Distance Education & Learning

  • 500 Tips for Open and Online Learningby Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    All types of organisations have recognised the growing demand for open and flexible learning programmes. With the increased emphasis on new ways of learning, and the rapid move towards open and online courses, this practical guide will help those involved overcome the challenges they face. This guide provides user friendly advice and support for... more...

  • The Academic Citizenby Bruce Macfarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    With increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring, committee work and pastoral care in the daily running of universities. Drawing from extensive examples... more...

  • Accessible Elementsby Dietmar Kennepohl; Lawton Shaw

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Accessible Elements informs science educators about current practices in online and distance education: distance-delivered methods for laboratory coursework, the requisite administrative and institutional aspects of online and distance teaching, and the relevant educational theory.Delivery of university-level courses through online and distance education... more...

  • Adult Learning in the Digital Ageby Neil Selwyn; Stephen Gorard; John Furlong

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical recommendations for the use of new technology in a learning society.... more...

  • Advanced Web-Based Training Strategiesby Margaret Driscoll; Saul Carliner

    Wiley 2005; US$ 75.00

    Advanced Web-Based Training Strategies fills the gap in the literature available on this topic by offering a volume that includes meaningful, applicable, and proven strategies that can take the experienced instructional designer to the next level of web-based training. Written by Margaret Driscoll and Saul Carliner -- internationally acclaimed experts... more...

  • An Adventure in Service-Learningby Anto T. Kerins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 149.95

    An Adventure in Service-Learning is a well written and easy to read book which introduces the newcomer to service-learning and provides the seasoned practitioner with an analysis of this most interesting teaching method. Its discussion of learning will be of interest to educationists and its consideration of service will be important to those who are... more...

  • Army Distance Learningby Michael Shanley; John D. Winkler; Henry A. Leonard

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This report examines ways in which distance learning can help the US Army more quickly alleviate active component manpower shortages in understrength military occupations. It addresses the costs and benefits of these potential changes as well as potential problems. more...

  • Army Distance Learning and Personnel Readinessby John D. Winkler; Henry A. Leonard; Michael G. Shanley

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Distance learning techniques can improve the efficiency of the army's processes for educating its officers and NCOs. This report summarizes the results of a project carried out by RAND Arroyo Center that studied ways in which DL technologies could be employed to enhance Army personnel readiness. more...

  • Assessing the Online Learnerby Rena M. Palloff; Keith Pratt

    Wiley 2008; US$ 34.00

    Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt are the managing partners of Crossroads Consulting Group, working with institutions, organizations, and corporations interested in the development of online distance learning and training programs. They are the authors of Building Online Learning Communities , Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom , The Virtual... more...

  • Basic Education at a Distanceby Jo Bradley; Chris Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 72.95

    Open and distance learning has been used in many ways in the recent past to provide both primary education and adult education. The Commonwealth of Learning works with governments, schools and universities with the aim of strengthening the capacities of Commonwealth member countries in developing human resources required for their economic and social... more...