ERIC Number: ED317188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Interaction and Independence: Student Support in Distance Education and Open Learning. Papers from the International Conference Presented by the International Council for Distance Education with the British Open University Regional Academic Services (3rd, Cambridge, England, September 19-22, 1989).
Tait, Alan, Ed.
Twenty-five papers presented at the conference include papers on the role of the site coordinator in a distributed education network in Ontario; student support systems in the Open University of Israel; the dilemmas of designing a computer mediated communication support system; interactive libraries; tutoring in technical science in the Open University of the Netherlands; research supervision at a distance; the role of tutoring and group support in distance education; the relationship between interaction and independence; distance education in India; applications of telecommunications for interactive tutoring; and cost effectiveness analysis of projects that increase student interaction in distance education. Most of the papers include references. The individual papers are briefly reviewed in the introduction, and continuity from papers presented at two earlier conferences is discussed. (GL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Distance Education.; Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England). British Open Univ. Regional Academic Services.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; Hong Kong; India; Israel; Netherlands; United Kingdom; United States