Distance Education A Systems View of Online Learning

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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The most comprehensive and authoritative book on the subject, DISTANCE EDUCATION, Third Edition, emphasizes a systems approach to the organization and selection of material. The book is researched-based and grounded in solid principles of teaching and learning. The authors apply their broad experience and expertise as they explain how to design and teach courses online--including the latest technologies employed, characteristics of learners, organizational structures, and current policy and global perspectives.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts
The Historical Context
The Scope of Distance Education
Technologies and Media
Course Design and Development
Teaching and the Roles of the Instructor
The Distance Education Student
Management, Administration, and Policy
The Theory and Scholarship of Distance Education
Research and Studies of Effectiveness
The Global Span of Distance Education
Distance Education Is about Change
Appendix: Sources of Further Information
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