ERIC Number: ED422890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Opening Education: Policies and Practices from Open and Distance Education. Routledge Studies in Distance Education Series.
Evans, Terry, Ed.; Nation, Daryl, Ed.
The overall theme of this book is the relationships between government and organizational policies and the work of practitioners in open and distance learning. The book explores a selection of international examples, many of which concern the use of new technologies for opening education. The contributors, many of whom are recognized experts, write from a wide range of international and organizational perspectives. Chapters are as follows: (1) Opening Education: Global Lines, Local Connections (Terry Evans and Daryl Nation); (2) The Revolution in Electronic Technology and the Modern University: The Convergence of Means (James Hall); (3) Policy Implications for Distance Education in the European Information Society (Andrew Robinson); (4) Distance Education in Mongolia's Political and Economic Transition (Ole Aabenhus and Brian Kenworthy); (5) The Implications of Home-based Education Effectiveness Research for Opening Schooling (Roland Meighan); (6) Canadian Policy and Practice in Open and Distance Schooling (Margaret Haughey and Judy Roberts); (7) Reforming Distance Education through Economic Rationalism: A Critical Analysis of Reforms to Australian Higher Education (Viktor Jakupec); (8) To Wish and To Will: Reflections on Policy Formation and Implementation in Australian Distance Education (Richard Johnson); (9) Translating Open University Policies into Practice in India (Santosh Panda); (10) Policy and Practices in Open and Distance Education in Hong Kong (Angela Castro and Charles Wong); (11) Total Quality Management: Policy Implications for Distance Education (Andrea McIlroy and Robyn Walker); (12) Open Learning, Closing Minds (Mick Campion); and (13) Educational Futures: Globalisation, Educational Technology and Lifelong Learning (Terry Evans and Daryl Nation). (Contains references and an index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Experimental Schools, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, International Programs, Learner Controlled Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Open Education, Student Centered Curriculum
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