ERIC Number: EJ593428
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teachers' Continuing Education: Shifting Focus on Distance Mode.
Arora, G. L.; Pandey, Saroj
Indian Journal of Open Learning, v7 n3 p255-65 Sep 1998
Describes changes required of teacher-training facilities in India, and a case for use of communication technologies to train a huge number of teachers in schools. Analyzes recent experiments in the country, as well as the effectiveness and usefulness of distance education/training. Suggests that in spite of its use in the recent past, its potentiality is yet to be fully exploited. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Teacher Education
Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068, India; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ignou.edu ($30 per year, individuals; $60 per year, institutions).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: India