ERIC Number: ED312984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Distance Education Papers. Occasional Papers No. 8.
Roberts, David, Ed.
A collection of papers on distance education is presented. "Distance Education: An Option for Social Welfare and Social Work Education in the 1990s" (Robert A. Bush and Chris J. Williams) discusses the implications for welfare education of changes in tertiary education and community services industry that are likely to pressure welfare educators to change their educational strategies. This paper also examines the potential for using distance educational technology is social work and social welfare education programs. "Educational Packages for External Students" (Peter A. Donnan) examines that constitutes a well written and designed package for external students. "Textbook Selection: Evaluative Criteria" (Brian Hemmings and David Battersby), presents a procedure that instructors might adopt to assist in decision making. An appendix provides an alphabetical list of textbooks assessed, including checklist scores. (SM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Change Strategies, College Students, Community Services, Decision Making, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Quality, Extension Education, Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Social Work, Textbook Selection, Well Being
Occasional Papers, Charles Sturt University-Riverina, P.O. Box 588, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales 2650, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Riverina-Murray Inst. of Higher Education, Wagga Wagga (Australia).; Charles Sturt Univ.-Riverina, Wagga Wagga (Australia). Div. of External Studies.
Identifiers - Location: Australia