ERIC Number: ED389924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
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Otto Peters on Distance Education: The Industrialization of Teaching and Learning. Routledge Studies in Distance Education.
Keegan, Desmond, Ed.
This book contains new and previously published translations of 11 essays and articles about the industrialization of teaching and learning in distance education that were originally published in German by Otto Peters between 1965 and 1993. A "Preface" (Desmond Keegan) and an introduction placing Peters' writings in their historical context begin the book. The titles of the essays/articles and their original year of publication are as follows: "Distance Education by Correspondence Schools" (1965); "University-Level Distance Education" (1968); "Models of University-Level Distance Education" (1971); "Didactic Analysis" (1972); "Distance Education and Industrial Production: A Comparative Interpretation in Outline" (1967); "Distance Education: A Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Interpretation" (1973); "The Concept of the Fernuniversitat" (1981); "The Fernuniversitat after Ten Years" (1985); "The Iceberg Has Not Yet Melted: Further Reflections on the Concept of Industrialization and Distance Teaching" (1989); "Understanding Distance Education" (1990); and "Distance Education in a Post-Industrial Society" (1993). A "Conclusion" by Desmond Keegan is included. Many essays/articles contain substantial bibliographies. Appended is a 23-item bibliography of major works written/edited by Otto Peters. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, College Role, Correspondence Schools, Cultural Context, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Independent Study, Industrialization, Instructional Materials, Models, Open Education, School Business Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Identifiers: Europe; Fernuniversitat (Germany); Germany; Peters (Otto)