ERIC Number: ED404448
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Collaboration in Distance Education. International Case Studies.
Moran, Louise, Ed.; Mugridge, Ian, Ed.
This book contains nine case studies of collaboration in distance education. The case studies focus on such aspects of collaboration in distance education as the following: roles of individual institutional partners; importance of personal relationships; benefits of collaboration to individual partners; conflicts between collaboration and autonomy; and challenges in creating new agencies of collaboration. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Anastasios Christodoulou); "Preface" (Louise Moran, Ian Mugridge); "Collaboration in Distance Education: An Introduction" (Louise Moran, Ian Mugridge); "Institutional Cultures and Their Impact: 'Laddered' Studies in Health Sciences in British Columbia" (John Bottomley); "Constructing a Master of Distance Education Programme: An Australian Collaboration in Programme Development and Teaching" (Jocelyn Calvert, Terry Evans, Bruce King); "Creating Self-Learning Materials for Off-Campus Studies: A Malaysian-Australian-Canadian Training Project" (Gajaraj Dhanarajan, Patrick Guiton); "The Way of the Future? Transfer Credit and Credit Banking" (Jane Brindley, Ross Paul); "The Toowoomba Accord: A Blueprint for Collaborative External Studies" (James H. Polhemus); "The Rise and Fall of a Consortium: The Story of the University of Mid-America" (Donald R. McNeil); "The Contact North Project: Collaborative Project Management in Ontario" (Marian Croft); and "Policies and Trends in Inter-Institutional Collaboration" (Louise Moran, Ian Mugridge). Contains 118 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Consortia, Credits, Distance Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Institutional Cooperation, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Masters Programs, Organizational Climate, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Trend Analysis
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; Malaysia