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Title Rethinking learner support in distance education : change and continuity in an international context / edited by Alan Tait and Roger Mills
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003


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Description xiii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series RoutleFalmer studies in distance education
RoutledgeFalmer studies in distance education
RoutledgeFalmer studies in distance education.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Constructivism or Confucianism? We have the technology, now what shall we do with it? / Louise Aylward -- 2. Exploring informal student study groups in a South African teacher education programme / Carol Bertram -- 3. Supporting the masses? Learner perceptions of a South African ODL programme / Norma Corry and Tony Lelliott -- 4. Addressing the learning skills needs of students at a distance: a dual medium approach / Margaret Johnson and Clive Barrett -- 5. Supporting the student in new teaching and learning environments / Brian Kenworthy -- 6. The importance of the tutor in open and distance learning / Helen Lentell -- 7. Remembering our common work : institutional support for open learning / Alan Mandell AND Lee Herman -- 8. On-line learning and supporting students : new possibilities / Robin Mason -- 9. The centrality of learner support in open and distance learning : a paradigm shift in thinking / Roger Mills -- 10. Distance higher education and library services in Japan / Chieko Mizoue -- 11. Changing entrenched learner support systems : vision and reality / Evelyn Pulane Nonyongo -- 12. Lost and found : open learningoutside the doors of academe / Jennifer O'Rourke -- 13. Challenges in adjusting to new technology in supporting learners in developing countries / Jason Pennells -- 14. Delivering learner support on-line : does the medium affect the message? / Marion Phillips -- 15. Rethinking learner support in the Open University UK : a case study / Alan Tait -- 16. Collaborative on-line learning : transforming learner support and course design / Mary Thorpe
Notes "Book derives from the 2001 Cambridge international conference on open and distance learning"_Introd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Distance education -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Education -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Educational technology -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Tait, Alan.
Mills, Roger, 1941-
Cambridge International Conference on Open and Distance Learning (2001)
LC no. 2002027522
ISBN 9780415301442 (paperback)
0415301440 (paperback)