1st Edition

Vocational Education at a Distance International Perspectives

Edited By Oliveira, Joao, Rumble, Greville Copyright 1992

    Drawing on case studies, this volume highlights the common problems encountered by educators who must provide vocational training at a distance from their pupils. The contributors discuss the impact of modern technology on education and consider the future role of distance education methods.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 Vocational Education at a Distance, João Oliveira, Greville Rumble; Chapter 2 An Introduction to the Case Studies, João Oliveira, Greville Rumble; Broad-based Programmes; Chapter 3 ‘Working on Work’: Orientation on Work and the Labour Market in the Netherlands, Kees Jan Bender, Dorine Bronkhorst; Chapter 4 Expanding Distance Learning Through Technology Transfer to Employers in Colombia, Mercedes Millán Ruiz; Chapter 5 The British Open College: A Flexible Response, Sheila Innes; Chapter 6 Vocational Training at a Distance in Chile: Struggling to Survive, María E. Irigoin; Niche-market Programmes; Chapter 7 Distance-Taught Computer Education for Managers and Professionals at the University of Victoria, Jeanette A. Muzio; Chapter 8 The Technician Training Scheme at the National Extension College, United Kingdom, Ros Morpeth, Greville Rumble; Chapter 9 Banking Education in Indonesia, Samali T. Budimulia, Atwi Suparman, Alexander J. Romiszowki; Chapter 10 The Wye College External Programme and Third World Agriculture, Jane Bryson, Hassan Hakimian; Case Studies in the Technology of Delivery; Chapter 11 The National Technological University (NTU), Bih-jen Fwu, Dean Jamison, Randy Livingston, João Oliveira, Tom Skewes-Cox, Barry VanderKelen; Chapter 12 The Use of Interactive Multimedia for In-company Training 1 This study was undertaken as part of the EIOL project within the DELTA programme of the European Commission., Claudio Dondi, Pier Paolo Ricuperati; Chapter 13 Distance Training for Telecommunications Managers: The Telecom/Telematique International Course on Project Management, Greta Nettleton; Chapter 14 The Technical Open Polytechnic, New Zealand, Lalita Rajasingham, David Nicoll, Alexander J. Romiszowski; Future Trends; Chapter 15 The Future of Vocational Education at a Distance, João Oliveira, Greville Rumble;


    Greville Rumble, João Oliveira