ERIC Number: ED448685
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Speaking Personally about Distance Education: Foundations of Contemporary Practice. Readings in Distance Education, Number 6.
Moore, Michael G., Ed.; Shin, Namin, Ed.
"Speaking Personally" is the generic name given to one of the regular features of "The American Journal of Distance Education"--AJDE--an interview with a leading personality in the field. As implied in the title, interviewees have always been encouraged to talk in a relatively informal way. Since an interview has been reported in every issue of the AJDE since its founding, this volume, which brings these interviews together in one book, provides a virtual chronology of the evolution of distance education in America over the past 14 years. In this book are interviews with two of the best-known fathers an one founding mother; leaders of universities, corporate training institutes, public broadcasting, community colleges, the armed forces, and government agencies; university and college administrators; distinguished scholars; policymakers; and heads of national and international agencies. Nearly every communication medium is represented, from print-based home study, broadcasting, and audio and videoconferencing to computer conferencing and the Internet. (AEF)
Descriptors: Discussion, Distance Education, Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Interviews, Nontraditional Education, Professional Personnel, Scholarly Journals, Teaching Methods
American Center for the Study of Distance Education, College of Education, The Pennsylvania State University, 110 Rackley Building, University Park, PA 16802-3202 ($45). Tel: 814-863-3764; Fax: 814-865-5878; e-mail: ACSDE@psu.edu; Web site: http://www.ed.psu.edu/ACSDE/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. American Center for the Study of Distance Education.