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.
Preface - how the guidelines were developed and refined; ways for using the guidelines for individual or group use; presentations of sections; distinctive features of self-instructional material; resources and constraints; learner profile; content and approach; sequence and structure; access devices - aims and objectives and competences; student learning activities; student workload; models of material production; guidelines for commenting on drafts; designing guidelines of your own.
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.