ERIC Number: ED342383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Research in Distance Education 1. Revised Papers from the Research in Distance Education Seminar (1st, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1989).
Evans, Terry, Ed.
This collection of 16 papers grew out of a seminar held in 1989 on Research in Distance Education (RIDE). The participants in the seminar and those whose papers are included here were searching for new research methodologies, broadening their research agendas, and putting the practice of distance education under scrutiny. The following papers are provided: (1) "Introductory Comment" (Terry Evans); (2) "What Ever Happened to the Silent Revolution? Research, Theory and Practice in Distance Education" (Alistair Morgan); (3) "Hermeneutic Theory in Research in Distance Education" (Margaret Grace); (4) "Putting Theory into Place: Developing a Theory-Based Comparative Research Project in Distance Education" (Terry Evans); (5) "Research and Distance Education in Third World Contexts" (Richard Guy); (6) "Post-Fordism and Research in Distance Education" (Mick Campion); (7) "Chaos and Educational Computing: Deconstructing Distance Education" (Chris Bigum; (8) "Reporting Research in Distance Education" (Daryl Nation); (9) "Action Research in Distance Education: Some Observations and Reflections" (Herbert Altrichter); (10) "A Case-Study of Research Methods Course Development for Masters Awards" (Ted Nunan); (11) "Before...and After: MBA Participants' First Year Experiences of Distance Learning" (Dale Holt, Stanley Petzall, and John Viljoen); (12) "Pedagogical Evaluation and Change: Teaching and Research in Mathematics Distance Education" (Judy Mousley and Mary Rice); (13) "Culture, Curriculum and Mathematics Distance Education" (Nerida Ellerton and Ken Clements); (14) "If It's Good For You Do You Have To Swallow It? Some Reflections on Interaction and Independence from Research into Teletutorials" (Diane Thompson); (15) "Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy...Roles and Challenges in Evaluative Studies of Technological Innovations" (Angela Castro); and (16) "At the End of the Line Is a Learner--Whom Is Distance Education Really For?" (Sue McNamara). A list of more than 400 references concludes the report. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Deakin Univ., Victoria (Australia).