ERIC Number: ED508844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Encyclopedia of Distance Learning
Howard, Caroline, Ed.; Boettecher, Judith, Ed.; Justice, Lorraine, Ed.; Schenk, Karen, Ed.; Rogers, Patricia, Ed.; Berg, Gary, Ed.
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The innovations in computer and communications technologies combined with on-going needs to deliver educational programs to students regardless of their physical locations, have lead to the innovation of distance education programs and technologies. To keep up with recent developments in both areas of technologies and techniques related to distance education programs, educators, administrators, and researchers are in constant needs of learning about issues, solutions, and challenges of these technologies. The "Encyclopedia of Distance Learning" offers the most comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning. Over 400 international contributors from over 35 countries have provided extensive coverage of topics such as workforce training, accessing education, digital divide, and the evolution of distance and online education into a multibillion dollar enterprise. This 4-volume set encyclopedia is edited by leading international experts with multiple years of professional and academic experience in the field. With more than 2,000 terms and definitions and over 6,000 additional references, this authoritative 4-volume encyclopedia is considered the foremost reference source for the latest understanding, discoveries, and research in the field of distance learning. The "Encyclopedia of Distance Learning" (4 volume set) is an excellent source of comprehensive knowledge and literature on the topic of distance learning programs. This book contains 317 chapters.
Descriptors: Distance Education, Encyclopedias, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Reference Materials, Internet, Access to Computers, Higher Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Academic Achievement, Conventional Instruction, Web Based Instruction, Educational Administration, Adult Learning, Cooperative Learning, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
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