ERIC Number: ED370406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Language Issues in Distance Education. Dunford Seminar Report (16th, England, United Kingdom, 1993).
British Council, London (England).
A collection of articles from a 1993 British seminar on language issues in distance education includes: "The End of Distance Education" (Iredale); "The Logistics of Distance Language Teaching" (Turner); "The Open University and Language Issues" (Floyd); "Language Issues in Distance Education at Tertiary Level" (Graddol); "Textual Strategies for Diverse Audiences" (Graddol); "In-Service Teacher Training: The Rotary Foundation Litraid Project in Zimbabwe" (Louw and Trewby); "Teacher Education and Empowerment" (Edge and Ellis); "Mauritius College of the Air" (Smith and Morrison); "Distance Learning for Non-Formal Education" (Dodds); "The Potential for Distance Education: The Linguistic Challenge, and Meeting that Challenge" (Slaven); "Language Issues in English Medium, Tertiary Level Distance Education Courses for ESL Learners" (Creed, Koul, and Parrott); "The Opportunity Cost of Distance Education" (Boyle); "The Practicalities of Running a Distance Learning Programme" (Walsh); "The Costs of Distance Education" (Morrison and Taylor); "Cognitive Styles and the Design of Instructional Materials" (Smith); "The Role of Computer Conferencing in Distance Education" (Pincas); "The Multimedia Teleschool: Telematics and Language Learning" (Jenning); "The Use of Satellites in Distance Education" (Brockley and Germaine); "BBC WSTV Presentation" (Ruddiford); "BBC English Workshop" (Farum, Norbrook, and Cox); "Appropriacy of Distance Learning Technologies for Particular Groups of Learners and Countries" (Moore); "What Have We Learned and Where Are We Going?" (Webber). Session summaries, a seminar schedule, and a list of participants are also included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Costs, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Role, Media Selection, Multimedia Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Open Universities, Program Administration, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Council, London (England).
Identifiers: Mauritius; Open University (Great Britain); Zimbabwe