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  • Distance Trainingby Desmond Keegan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 63.95

    Despite the massive potential of distance learning on theĀ internet, the field of distance training is little known or understood. This guide addresses this knowledge gap and: *presents research into four models of distance education, into which it is claimed nearly all provision world-wide falls *provides a global overview of distance education and... more...

  • Markets for Schoolingby Nick Adnett; Peter Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of the key policy components examining both theory... more...

  • Delivering Digitallyby Alastair Inglis; Vera Joosten; Peter Ling

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    This text investigates courseware delivery where resources are based on the World Wibe Web and are computer-managed. It follows a structured approach and provides practical support on general principles, best practice, skills needed and decisions to be made. more...

  • Policy for Open and Distance Learningby Helen Lentell; Hilary Perraton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Policy for Open and Distance Learning considers the questions that planners and policy makers in open and distance learning need to address at any level of education. Starting by analysing the range of purposes for which open and distance learning is used, the book places the issues in context and examines experience in both the public and private... more...

  • Reconstructing the Lifelong Learnerby Clive Chappell; Carl Rhodes; Nicky Solomon; Mark Tennant; Lyn Yates

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    How is adult learning used to produce personal, organisational and social change? This interesting examination of adult learning for change illustrates through diverse case studies and theoretical perspectives that personal change is inextricably linked to broader organisational and social change. The authors explore how theorising education as a vehicle... more...

  • From Teaching to Mentoringby Lee Herman; Alan Mandell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    What is mentoring? What makes a teacher a mentor? From Teaching to Mentoring is an argument for the power, practicality and the basic good of a simple educational idea. The authors advocate a sound, comprehensive and lifelong education, shifting the emphasis of the learning process to the needs of the student. Whilst heeding traditional criteria... more...

  • The Changing Face of Further Educationby Terry Hyland; Barbara Merrill

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 60.95

    What are the values and policies which are driving the development of Further Education institutions? The rapid expansion and development of the post-compulsory sector of education means that further education institutions have to cope with ever-evolving government policies. This book comprehensively examines the current trends in further education... more...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Student Retention in Online, Open and Distance Learningby Ormond Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Student retention has become a key issue for all further and higher education institutions and is a major concern among those involved in online learning courses where retention rates are often even poorer than those for traditional campus-based courses. There is increasing recognition that student retention is the responsibility of the actual institutions... more...

  • Planning and Management in Distance Educationby Santosh Panda

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional levels. Also, changes in distance learning continue... more...