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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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Lexicon of Online and Distance Learningby Lawrence A. Tomei

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 115.50

    This is a desktop resource focusing specifically on distance education for researchers and practitioners. Its focus on all levels of education (i.e., K-12, higher education, proprietary education, and corporate training), which allows the lexicon to provide comprehensive coverage of the discipline of distance education. more...

  • An Introduction to Distance Educationby M.F. Cleveland-Innes; D.R. Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95

    An Introduction to Distance Education is a comprehensive look at the field today, outlining current theories, practices and goals. The book reviews the influence of past distance education theory and practice, along with current changes. It outlines the practical skills and information that are essential to effective distance education design, delivery... more...

  • International Handbook of Distance Educationby Terry Evans; Margaret Haughey; David Murphy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 165.99

    Distance education is arguably one of the major developments in education during the 20th Century. This title explores the array of distance education theories and practices as they have been shaped by the late-20th Century and then positions these in terms of the contemporary circumstances of the 21st Century. more...

  • Le savoir à domicileby France Henri; Anthony Kaye

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1985; US$ 26.25

    La formation à distance : définition et paradigme - Les enjeux politiques - Les enjeux organisationnels - Enseignement à distance - Apprentissage autonome? Se former à distance - Les formules d'encadrement - L'imprimé : un moyen d'enseignement privilégié - L'audiovisuel : pour une pédagogie spécifique... more...

  • Former à distanceby Patrick Guillemet

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 27.00

    Cette étude historique s'accompagne d'une analyse des causes qui ont facilité ou entravé le développement de la Télé-université, et met en lumière les facteurs structurels et conjoncturels du processus d'institutionnalisation des organisations et leur tension dynamique. more...