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Trends and issues in distance education [electronic resource] : international perspectives / edited by Yusra Laila Visser ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Visser, Yusra Laila.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Perspectives in instructional technology and distance learning: Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : Information Age Pub., c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 315 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781607527633 (electronic bk.); 1607527634 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Distance education | Enseignement �a distance | Fernunterricht | Internationaler Vergleich | Educa�c�ao a dist�ancia | Aprendizagem | Tecnologia | Fernunterricht | Fernstudium | Aufsatzsammlung | EDUCATION / Distance Education & LearningGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trends and issues in distance education.DDC classification: 371.35 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Yusra Laila Visser, Lya Visser, and Michael Simonson -- A survey of progressive and conservative trends in education with implications for distance education practice / Brent G. Wilson -- Quality, accreditation, and recognition : issues in the delivery of transnational education / Andrea Hope -- The long and short of distance education : trends and issues from a planetary human development perspective / Jan Visser -- Distance education reappraised : emerging trends in traditional universities and corporate training institutions / Francois Marchessou -- What the world needs now : international research on distance education / Deborah LaPointe -- Defining trends and issues in distance education : an interview with Don Ely / Lya Visser and Kristen Gagnon -- A career in international distance education : an interview with Barbara Spronk / Michael Simonson and Margaret Crawford -- University-wide distance education implementation : an interview with Robert Morgan / Ray J. Amirault and Jeffery Sievert -- Personal perspectives on trends and issues in distance education : an interview with Otto Peters / Lya Visser and Meira van der Spa -- Open and distance learning for developing countries : is the cup half full or is it still half empty? / Tony Dodds -- The promise of M-learning for distance education in South Africa and other developing nations / Lya Visser and Paul West -- British distance education: a proud tradition / Steve Wheeler -- Distance education in Turkey : experiences and issues / Ugur Demiray -- Supporting distance learning in Brazil : applications of a multimedia digital library / Fredric Michael Litto -- Open and distance learning enhanced through ICTs : a toy for Africa's elite or an essential tool for sustainable development? / Bob Day -- The role of distance education in Turkish women's education / Emine Demiray and Sensu Curabay -- "Thank you for not forgetting us" : a reflection on the trials, tribulations, and take-off of distance education in Mozambique / Muriel Visser-Valfrey, Jan Visser, and Miguel Buendia -- Learning management systems (LMS) for Web-based distance education : an international review / Wei-yuan Zhang and Lixun Wang -- Trends in distance education technologies from an international vantage point / Michael Simonson -- Dynamism and evolution in student support and instruction in distance education : implications for international distance education / Yusra Laila Visser.
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Introduction / Yusra Laila Visser, Lya Visser, and Michael Simonson -- A survey of progressive and conservative trends in education with implications for distance education practice / Brent G. Wilson -- Quality, accreditation, and recognition : issues in the delivery of transnational education / Andrea Hope -- The long and short of distance education : trends and issues from a planetary human development perspective / Jan Visser -- Distance education reappraised : emerging trends in traditional universities and corporate training institutions / Francois Marchessou -- What the world needs now : international research on distance education / Deborah LaPointe -- Defining trends and issues in distance education : an interview with Don Ely / Lya Visser and Kristen Gagnon -- A career in international distance education : an interview with Barbara Spronk / Michael Simonson and Margaret Crawford -- University-wide distance education implementation : an interview with Robert Morgan / Ray J. Amirault and Jeffery Sievert -- Personal perspectives on trends and issues in distance education : an interview with Otto Peters / Lya Visser and Meira van der Spa -- Open and distance learning for developing countries : is the cup half full or is it still half empty? / Tony Dodds -- The promise of M-learning for distance education in South Africa and other developing nations / Lya Visser and Paul West -- British distance education: a proud tradition / Steve Wheeler -- Distance education in Turkey : experiences and issues / Ugur Demiray -- Supporting distance learning in Brazil : applications of a multimedia digital library / Fredric Michael Litto -- Open and distance learning enhanced through ICTs : a toy for Africa's elite or an essential tool for sustainable development? / Bob Day -- The role of distance education in Turkish women's education / Emine Demiray and Sensu Curabay -- "Thank you for not forgetting us" : a reflection on the trials, tribulations, and take-off of distance education in Mozambique / Muriel Visser-Valfrey, Jan Visser, and Miguel Buendia -- Learning management systems (LMS) for Web-based distance education : an international review / Wei-yuan Zhang and Lixun Wang -- Trends in distance education technologies from an international vantage point / Michael Simonson -- Dynamism and evolution in student support and instruction in distance education : implications for international distance education / Yusra Laila Visser.

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