ERIC Number: ED389922
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Publication Date: 1995
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Open and Distance Learning Today. Routledge Studies in Distance Education Series.
Lockwood, Fred, Ed.
This book contains the following papers on open and distance learning today: "Preface" (Daniel); "Big Bang Theory in Distance Education" (Hawkridge); "Practical Agenda for Theorists of Distance Education" (Perraton); "Trends, Directions and Needs: A View from Developing Countries" (Koul); "American Distance Education" (Moore); "Creating the Future" (Bates); "Student Learning and Students' Experiences" (Morgan); "Potential of Research with Students to Inform Development" (Evans); "Still Seeking the Audience?" (Harris); "Information Technology and Disabled Students: Overcoming Barriers to Learning" (Vincent); "See What I Mean? Where Compressed Digital Videoconferencing Works" (Latchem); "Teaching and Learning by Satellite in a European Virtual Classroom" (Keegan); "Dimension of Image Types in Educational Multimedia Materials" (Whalley); "Over the Threshold: Media Technologies for Home Learning" (Kirkwood); "Empathy Templates: A Way to Support Collaborative Learning" (Zimmer); "Electronic Highway or Weaving Loom? Thinking about Conferencing Technologies for Learning" (Burge); "Use of Hypermedia and Telecommunications for Case-Study Discussions in Distance Education" (Romiszowski); "Challenge Facing Course Design" (Thorpe); "Model-Based Design Approach for the Flexibilisation of Courses" (Valcke, Vuist); "Students' Perception of, and Response to, Formative and Summative Assessment Material" (Lockwood); "Using Electronic Networking for Assessment" (Mason); "Research and Pragmatism in Learner Support" (Robinson); "Student Support in Open and Distance Learning" (Tait); "Support for the In-Company Learner" (Lewis); "Implementing Experiences from Small-Scale Courses to Large Education Systems" (Aalto, Jalava); "Managing Learning Support" (Reid); "Layout and Design of Textual Materials for Distance Learning" (Hartley); "Using Instructional Illustrations for Distance Education" (Lowe); "Development of Printed Materials" (Macdonald-Ross); "Contemporary Developments in the Typographical Design of Instructional Texts for Open and Distance Learning" (Dekkers, Kemp); "Electronic Layout and Design Visions of the Future" (Lefrere); "Building Good Quality In, Rather than Inspecting Bad Quality Out" (Koumi); "Course Evaluation and Academic Quality" (Chambers); "String of Pearls? A Broader Approach to Course Evaluation" (Woodley); and "Evaluation and Self-Improving Systems" (Calder). Many papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Case Studies, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Evaluation, Developing Nations, Disabilities, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Evaluation Methods, Flexible Progression, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Home Study, Hypermedia, Information Networks, Multimedia Materials, Open Education, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing, Theory Practice Relationship
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