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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...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Open and Distance Learningby Andrea Hope; Patrick Guiton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    Adaptability and the ability to handle rapid and ongoing change are essential for successfully managing any modern educational enterprise, and open and distance learning is no exception. In an often over-looked field, this volume examines the nature of sustainability in open and distance learning using case material from a wide range of current... more...

  • Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learningby Jack Koumi

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 61.95

    This is a comprehensive, practical guide to the most effective use of video and multimedia in open and distance learning. Illustrated throughout, it considers pedagogic design principles for the highest quality learning material, covering: what to teach on video and how to teach it when to choose and how to use other media for teaching a framework... 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...

  • E-Learning Groups and Communitiesby David McConnell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 55.00

    Outlines approaches to networked e-learning course design that are underpinned by a belief that students learn best in these contexts when they are organised in groups and communities. This book provides a detailed analysis of what goes on in e-learning groups and communities. more...

  • Reconsidering Open and Distance Learning in the Developing Worldby David Kember

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs including: the move from elite to mass higher education increased... 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...

  • Learner-Centered Theory and Practice in Distance Educationby Thomas M. Duffy; Jamie R. Kirkley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95

    Learner-Centered Theory and Practice in Distance Education: Cases From Higher Education brings the voice of the learning sciences to the study and design of distance learning. The contributors examine critical issues in the design of theoretically and pedagogically based distance education programs. Eight distance education programs are described... more...

  • Effective Teaching with Internet Technologiesby Alan Pritchard

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 34.00

    This field-tested guidebook helps teachers develop skills for integrating best teaching practices with technology and includes case studies, examples of student work, and Web links. more...