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International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher Education


This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of practical case studies of distance learning implementations, research studies on teaching and learning in distance learning environments, and conceptual and theoretical frameworks for designing and developing distance learning tools, courses and programs. The book will appeal to distance learning practitioners, researchers, and higher education administrators. To address the different needs and interests of audience members, the book is organized into five sections: Distance Education Management, Distance Education and Teacher Development, Distance Learning Pedagogy, Distance Learning Students, and Distance Learning Educational Tools.

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International Perspectives of Distance Learning in Higher EducationEdited by Joi L. Moore

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2404

ISBN: 978-953-51-0330-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5125-8

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

42414 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

34 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations


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1. Re-Engineering Open and Distance Learning Institutional Development for Knowledge Society in Africa

By K. O. Ojokheta


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2. Distance Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: A Conceptual Model

By Mehran Farajollahi and Nahid Zarifsanaee


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3. Open and Distance Learning in Dual Mode Universities: A Treasure Unexploited

By Paul Birevu Muyinda


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4. Teacher Development Through Distance Education: Contrasting Visions of Radio Learning in South African Primary Schools

By Charles Potter and Gordon Naidoo


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5. Open and Distance Learning for Teachers' Professional Development: The English in Action (EIA) Model for the Global South

By M. Mahruf C. Shohel


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6. Self-Regulated Learning Activities: Supporting Success in Online Courses

By Maureen Snow Andrade


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7. Strategically Integrating Blended Learning to Deliver Lifelong Learning

By John Wall


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8. Distance Learning: Modern Approaches to Engineering Education

By Boris Kruk and Olga Zhuravleva


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9. Assessment Methods of Student Learning in Web-Based Distance Courses: A Case Study

By Jon R. Hufford


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10. An Analysis of the Search Skills of Online Graduate Students as the Basis for the Development of Appropriate Instructional Strategies

By Olabisi Kuboni


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11. The Role of Self-Efficacy, Control Beliefs and Achievement Goals on Learning Among Distance Learners

By Clarence Ng


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12. Differences and Similarities in Approach Between Classroom and Distance Learning

By Ingrid Helleve


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13. Distance Learning and the Low-Income Student

By Angela Benson, Joi L. Moore, Nicole Norfles and Carolyn Starkey


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14. Web-Application for Engineering Graphics - An Example of a Distance Learning Tool

By Lourdes Rubio and Belén Muñoz-Abella


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15. Internet-Supported Multi-User Virtual and Physical Prototypes for Architectural Academic Education and Research

By Henriette H. Bier


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