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ERIC Number: ED330323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1034-7186
Occasional Papers in Distance Education: Number 10.
Charles Sturt Univ.-Riverina, Wagga Wagga (Australia). Div. of External Studies.
This publication is meant to share ideas about distance education and descriptions of work-in-progress in this area. In the first of three papers, "Computers, Related Devices and Distance Education: How Cinderella Becomes a Princess," George Hampton describes the need for technological literacy and suggests computer-assisted instruction and computer-managed instruction as means for achieving this end. A list of 33 references is provided. In the second paper, "Collaboration To Improve Access: A Case Study in the Provision of Continuing Education at a Distance," Gail Hart and Lynette Russell discuss the need for continuing education and professional development, and describe a project in nursing research in which three new instructional nursing courses were designed and implemented successfully. A list of 11 references is provided. In the final paper, "Opening Possibilities: How Distance Education Can Serve Small Organizations," Stephen Relf discusses continuing education and instructional design applications in the New South Wales Police Service, paying particular attention to textbook design and visual presentation of information. Four references are listed. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles Sturt Univ.-Riverina, Wagga Wagga (Australia). Div. of External Studies.