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  • The Next Generation of Distance Educationby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    Identifies research-supported ways to harness the power of new technologies and ideas to improve distance learning Includes the perspectives of those who are creating, adapting, or evolving new technologies and instructional delivery methods Represents a unique opportunity to mentor and inspire the next generation of scholars and practitioners... more...

  • Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worldsby Clark Aldrich

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.00

    ?What I like most is that Aldrich does not oversimplify. Using (online) games etc. for learning is not easy, but can be very rewarding. This new book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to give it a go. It is a very helpful and practical guide for teachers and instructors.? ? Igor Mayer, associate professor in Public Administration/Gaming-Simulation,... more...

  • V-Learningby Leonard A. Annetta; Elizabeth Folta; Marta Klesath

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    Equally grounded in the research and the practical applications developed by the authors over a number of years, this book shows how virtual learning environments could represent the future of higher education. As academics begin to use environments such as Second Life to reach a broader student audience, this volume offers the distance-learning community... more...

  • Harmonizing Global Educationby Jon Baggaley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Distance education (DE) offers ways to reach the many people around the world who lack access to education and training by other means. International DE methods, however, are fragmented, and distance educators have often abandoned new technologies before giving them a chance to develop. As a result, many current DE tools and techniques are incompatible... more...

  • Distance Education Technologies in Asiaby Jon Baggaley; Tian Belawati

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 69.95

    In Asia, Distance Education (DE) is providing major solutions in the areas of education and training. DE methods that are standard in other parts of the world, however, have yet to demonstrate their full potential in Asia. Covering nine DE projects by 39 researchers from 13 countries, this book analyses the DE scenario in Asia, the successes, the failures... more...

  • The Role of Technology in Distance Education (Routledge Revivals)by Tony Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1984, provides a comprehensive review of the range of technology that was being used in distance education. Technological developments in word processing, video-disc and viewdata as well as computer-based learning had revolutionised the potential for distance education. These developments required the role of more ?conventional?... more...

  • Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Educationby Tian Belawati; Jon Baggaley

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 69.95

    Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Education has been designed for the orientation and training of specialists in open and distance learning methods in Asia. It is the outcome of the collaborative PANdora research and development initiative (2005–08) between 24 open and distance learning (ODL) institutions, government departments and non-governmental... more...

  • Policy and Practice in Asian Distance Educationby Tian Belawati; Jon Baggaley

    International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 50.00

    This book has been designed for the orientation and training of specialists in open and distance learning methods in Asia. Although the focus of the book is the educational sector in Asia, the guidelines proposed have worldwide application. more...

  • Bildungsberatung im Fernlernenby BIBB Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung; Angela Fogolin

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 24.86

    Fernlernen wird immer beliebter. Fernstudierende erwerben vor allem abschlussbezogene Qualifikationen. Umso wichtiger ist eine gute Beratung, die die Lebenssituation und die persönlichen Bildungs- und Entwicklungsziele der Fernlerninteressierten berücksichtigt und gleichzeitig seriös und fachlich fundiert ist. Der Sammelband stellt Ergebnisse eines... more...

  • The Online Teaching Survival Guideby Judith V. Boettcher; Rita-Marie Conrad

    Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00

    The Online Teaching Survival Guide offers faculty a wide array of theory-based techniques designed for online teaching and technology-enhanced courses. Written by two pioneers in distance education, this guidebook presents practical instructional strategies spread out over a four-phase timeline that covers the lifespan of a course. The book includes... more...