ERIC Number: ED453747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Promoting Student Learning and Student Development at a Distance: Student Affairs Concepts and Practices for Televised Instruction and Other Forms of Distance Learning.
Schwitzer, Alan M.; Ancis, Julie R.; Brown, Nina
This book outlines factors and practices that directly and indirectly influence the adjustment, learning, and development of distance education students. The book also provides a detailed overview of student affairs responses to distant student needs, stressing the importance of building communities at a distance, and using a case study to illustrate the design of student services. The chapters are: (1) "Higher Education and Distance Education in the United States: An Introduction"; (2) "Higher Education and Distance Learning in the United States: Knowledge Base and Practice"; (3) "Distance Learners: Characteristics and Needs"; (4) "Student Development: Creating Community at a Distance"; and (5) "Student Learning: Student Affairs Professionals as Distance Educators." Each chapter has references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Educational Practices, Educational Television, Higher Education, Individual Development, Learning, Student Personnel Services
University Press of America, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706 (clothbound:: ISBN-1-883485-21-5, $45; paperback: ISBN-1-883485-22-3, $25.50). Tel: 800-462-6420 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American College Personnel Association, Washington, DC.