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Title Policy for open and distance learning / edited by Hilary Perraton and Helen Lentell
Published New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003

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Description xiv, 267 pages ; 23 cm
Series World review of distance education and open learning ; v. 4
World review of distance education and open learning ; v. 4
Contents Pt. I. The policy agenda and its context -- 1. Introduction: planning open and distance learning / Hilary Perraton and Helen Lentell -- 2. Aims and purpose / Hilary Perraton -- Pt. II. Inputs -- 3. Students in open and distance learning / Janet Jenkins -- 4. Students in distance and open learning: the Asian experience / Szarina Abdullah -- 5. People: staffing, development and management / Santosh Panda -- 6. Resources / Hilary Perraton -- Pt. III. Process -- 7. Organisational models for open and distance learning / Greville Rumble and Colin Latchem -- 8. Technology / Hilary Perraton and Kurt Moses -- 9. Globalisation / Glen Farrell, Yoni Ryan and Andrea Hope -- 10. Governance, accreditation and quality assurance in open and distance education / Bernadette Robinson -- Pt. IV. Outputs -- 11. Benefits for students, labour force, employers and society / Reehana Raza -- 12. Costs, effectiveness, efficiency: a guide for sound investment / Neil Butcher and Nicky Roberts
Pt. V. Conclusion -- 13. Framing policy for open and distance learning / Helen Lentell
Notes 'Selection and editorial matter ... Commonwealth of Learning'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Distance education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Open learning -- Cross-cultural studies.
Educational planning -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Author Perraton, H. D.
Lentell, Helen, 1951-
Commonwealth of Learning.
LC no. 2003046902
ISBN 0415263077 paperback
0415263069 hardback