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.
Assessing Open and Distance Learners
Planning and Management in Distance Education
Teaching Through Projects
Objectives, Competencies and Learning Outcomes Developing Instructional Materials in Open and Distance Learning
Managing Open Systems
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....
By Fred Lockwood
December 31, 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....
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 ...
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...
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....
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....
By Reginald Melton
October 21, 2005
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....
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....
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....
By Judith Calder, Ann McCollum
August 31, 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....
By Otto Peters
March 01, 2001
This unique and comprehensive overview of open and distance education is written by one of the best known names in the field. It integrates historical, contemporary and future aspects of distance education. Packed with international case studies, it goes beyond looking at the methods and technology...