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Author Perraton, H. D.

Title Open and distance learning in the developing world / Hilary Perraton
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000


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Description x, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in distance education
Routledge studies in distance education.
Contents Foreword / Lord Briggs -- 1. Introduction: golden goose or ugly duckling -- 2. Nonformal education: the light that never shone -- 3. Schooling: the door is ajar -- 4. Teachers: educating the largest profession -- 5. Higher education: beyond the courtyard wall -- 6. Costs: what the figures say -- 7. Technology: after Gutenberg and Turing -- 8. Globalisation: and culture follows trade -- 9. Political economy: who benefits, who pays? -- 10. Legitimacy: a solution or a problem -- Annex. Currency values
Summary "Open and Distance Learning in the Developing World sets the expansion of distance education in the context of general educational change and reviews its use for basic and non-formal education, schooling, teacher training and higher education."--BOOK JACKET. "Hilary Perraton provides a balanced evaluation of the legitimacy, advantages and disadvantages of distance education as a way of teaching and learning."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-222) and index
Subject Distance education -- Developing countries.
Open learning -- Developing countries.
LC no. 99016902
ISBN 0415194180 (hbk : alk. paper)