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ERIC Number: EJ1080480
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
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ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Changing the Landscape of Learning: Critical Factors in Open and Distance Learning
Oyeleke, Oluniyi; Olugbenga, Foluso Aribaba; Oluwayemi, Olagunju Elizabeth; Sunday, Ayamolowo Joseph
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n13 p53-61 2015
Technology is changing our world. The advancement in science and technology has propelled a drastic change in nature and structure of the modern world. Events that look weird or impossible years back are part of "normal" things in our contemporary world. Education has had its share of the paradigm shift in the anal of technological revolution. The paper discusses the adoption of open and distance education along the traditional face-to-face mode of educational delivery. The implication of this change in respect to curriculum development models, design and pedagogy and the role of instructors in open and distance education which are considered critical factors were analysed. The author propose that open and distance learning should be viewed from transformational perspective of improving teaching and learning through designing of relevant curriculum and implementation of constructive based pedagogy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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