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Open and Flexible Learning Series


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This internationally respected series features invaluable contributions from the world's leading experts in the field of online learning. It offers a combination of innovative research and practical advice, offering valuable insights into the comprehensive process of developing, teaching, learning, and managing online and distance learning materials.

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Assessing Open and Distance Learners

Assessing Open and Distance Learners

1st Edition

By Chris Morgan, Meg (both Lecturers O'Reilly
November 01, 1999

Research has indicated that assessment is a key factor in student learning. This book details the issues of assessment in the open and distance learning field, where changes in budgets, the location and environment of the students and other factors have prompted innovations in assessment....

The Design and Production of Self-instructional Materials

The Design and Production of Self-instructional Materials

1st Edition

By Fred Lockwood
October 01, 1998

Designed to help those who are planning to produce open or flexible learning materials, particularly trainers who must work on their own with little support or encouragement. All aspects of the design and production of materials is examined, including the role of audio and video cassettes....

Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning

Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning

1st Edition

By Ormond Simpson
May 01, 2002

Recognized as the leading book on the subject, Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning considers the support of students either on or off-campus. Ever-greater numbers of students are studying as part of open, flexible, distance or online courses and, with the rise in numbers and ...

Delivering Learning on the Net The Why, What and How of Online Education

Delivering Learning on the Net: The Why, What and How of Online Education

1st Edition

By Martin Weller
June 01, 2002

As online education becomes more familiar, so the reality of using it in teaching and learning has moved beyond the realm of the specialist. Pedagogy and best practice Delivering Learning on the Net explores the reality of online education today. Martin Weller chaired the groundbreaking Open ...

Planning and Management in Distance Education

Planning and Management in Distance Education

1st Edition

Edited By Santosh Panda
June 01, 2003

Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional...

The Virtual University The Internet and Resource-based Learning

The Virtual University: The Internet and Resource-based Learning

1st Edition

By Steve Ryan, Bernard Scott, Howard Freeman, Daxa Patel
July 01, 2000

A discussion of the increased accessibility to the Internet and how this has lead to a variety of resources being used for learning. Case studies and examples show the benefits of using the Internet as part of resource-based learning....

Teaching Through Projects

Teaching Through Projects

1st Edition

By Henry, Jane
May 01, 1994

Designed for those developing open or distance learning materials, this guide describes various kinds of projects along with the appropriate tuition methods, assessment procedures and the expected learning outcome. The tutor's role as supervisor is examined, as are grading and assessment methods....

Objectives, Competencies and Learning Outcomes Developing Instructional Materials in Open and Distance Learning

Objectives, Competencies and Learning Outcomes: Developing Instructional Materials in Open and Distance Learning

1st Edition

By Reginald Melton
June 01, 1997

This text offers a perspective on issues surrounding student learning by addresssing questions of quality and learning effectiveness across a broad and diverse range of courses, student populations and contexts....

Managing Open Systems

Managing Open Systems

1st Edition

By Freeman, Richard
May 01, 1997

The author of this text concentrates on the management and support systems needed in open and distance learning, to help the reader decide whether an open learning system is appropriate for their given situation....

Reforming Open and Distance Education Critical Reflections from Practice

Reforming Open and Distance Education: Critical Reflections from Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Evans, Terry, Nation, Daryl
January 01, 1993

This volume contains a collection of critical reflections by teachers and administrators in open and distance education. They highlight educational problems and issues of a more general nature caused by the increased use of distance education within conventional higher education institutions....

Leadership for 21st Century Learning Global Perspectives from International Experts

Leadership for 21st Century Learning: Global Perspectives from International Experts

1st Edition

Edited By Colin Latchem, Donald E. Hanna
July 01, 2001

The challenge of managing education effectively is formidable. Written by two education managers, this text explores the issues associated with good leadership in educational and training institutions. It is based on their own work and on a series of detailed interviews with eminent leaders....

Open and Flexible Learning in Vocational Education and Training

Open and Flexible Learning in Vocational Education and Training

1st Edition

By Judith Calder, Ann McCollum
June 01, 1998

This text reviews the strategies adopted in a range of behaviourist approaches to the setting and realization of standards - identifying the background from which they emerged and ways in which they might be further developed....

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