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4th Edition

Handbook of Distance Education

ISBN 9781138239005
Published December 26, 2018 by Routledge
606 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations

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The Handbook of Distance Education, 4th Edition is a comprehensive compendium of research in the field of distance education. The volume is divided into four sections covering the historical and theoretical foundations of distance education, attributes of teaching and learning using technology, management and administration, and different audiences and providers. Throughout, leading scholars address future research needs and directions based on current research, established practices, and recent changes to implementation, pedagogy, and policy.

Table of Contents

Preface. The Handbook in Brief: An Overview.

Part I: Historical and Conceptual Foundations

1. W. Diehl, A History of Distance Education

2. F. Saba, A Theoretical Perspective on Distance Education

3. M.G. Moore, The Theory of Transactional Distance

4. W. Anderson, Independent Learning

5. D.R. Garrison et al., The Community of Inquiry Theoretical Framework

Part II: Learners, Learning, and Learner Support

6. M.J. Hannafin et al., Cognitive Perspectives on Online Learning Environments

7. M. Allen et al., Satisfaction with Distance Education

8. T. Stavredes, Student Persistance and Strategies to Support It

9. C. Cavanaugh, Student Achievement in Elementary and High School

10. C. Gunawaredena, Culture in Online Distance Larning

11. R.F. Curry, Academic Advising in Degree Programs

12. S. Crichton, Enabling Learning for Disabled Students

13. K. Johnson, The Role of Academic Libraries

Part III: Design and Teaching

14. R. Shearer, Theory to Practice in Instructional Design

15. S. Naidu, Instructional Design Models for Optimal Learning

16. V. Dennen, Activity Design in Online Learning

17. M. Kim et al., Technology Integration: From Implementation to Dynamic Scaffolding

18. S. Moisey, Realizing the Promise of Learning Objects

19. C. Graham, Emerging Practice and Research in Blended Learning

20. N. Friesen, Modes of Interaction

21. J. Hill, Teaching and Learning in Negotiated and Informal Environments

22. K. Shattuck, Faculty Participation In Online Distance Education

23. M. Thompson, Students and Teachers as Ethical Actors

Part IV: Policies, Administration, and Management

24. [new author], Management of Online Programs

25. M. Simonson, Institutional Policy Issues

26. R. Watkins, Strategic Planning and Needs Assessment

28. M.F. Beaudoin, Institutional Leadership

29. P. O‘Brien, Accreditation

30. [new author], Evaluating Distance Education Programs

31. A. Inglis, The Changing Costs of Program Delivery

32. I. Jung, Cost Effectiveness of Online Education

33. T.A. Lipinski, Legal Issues in the Development and Use of Copyrighted Material

Part V: Audiences and Providers

34. T. Clark, The Evolution of K-12 Distance Education and Virtual Schools

35. M.F. Beaudoin, The Landscape of K-12 Online Learning

36. S. Jaggars, Online learning in Community Colleges

37. [new author] Distance Training in the Corporate Sector

38. [new author] Continuing Professional Education

39. P. Kenyon, Distance Education in the Armed Forces

40. [new author], Doctorates for Professionals through Distance Education

41. D. Kennepohl, Teaching Science at a Distance

42. [new author], Emerging Organizational Models in Higher Education

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Michael Grahame Moore is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education at The Pennsylvania State University, USA, and founder and editor of The American Journal of Distance Education, the first journal in its field. He published the first statement of theory about distance education in 1972 and has contributed to many other "firsts" in laying the foundations of the field.

William C. Diehl is Coordinator of Online Graduate Programs in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education and Assistant Professor of Education at The Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is associate editor of The American Journal of Distance Education and director of The American Center for the Study of Distance Education.