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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Distance education.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-242) and index.

StatementBörje Holmberg.
SeriesRoutledge studies in distance education
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC5800 .H63 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1096156M
ISBN 100415112923
LC Control Number94020729

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Distance education is practised in all parts of the world and in recent years, its scope has developed enormously and rapidly. It has become an intrinsic part of many national educational systems and an academic discipline in its own right. Research into the area has produced a body of theory which is now being used to improve its new edition of Theory and Practice of Distance. This book provides a comprehensive survey of literature regarding the theory and practice of distance education (DE). Among the aspects of DE discussed are the following; overall picture of DE today (concept/evolution, DE and open learning, modes of teaching/learning); background (basic questions concerning education/teaching/learning and impact of theory on practice); planning (systems Cited by: To some, distance education is identical to private study of prescribed texts with or without special study guides, to others, it is a teaching-learning system including specially prepared study materials and regular, mediated contacts between students and tutors, individually or in : Borje Holmberg. change. Although not an old discipline by academic standards, distance education practice and theory has evolved through five generations in its years of existence (Taylor, ). For most of this time, distance education was an individual pursuit defined by infrequent postal communication between student and teacher.

  Industrialization has been a feature of distance education for many years. Otto Peters, a pioneering theorist, explained when technology is used to reach students in mass, education assumes industrial characteristics, such as, standardization of services and mass production of educational products (Keegan ).   Among his works is Theory and Practice of Distance Education, a second and revised edition of which was published by Routledge in After his retirement from the FernUniversität Börje Holmberg has continued contributing both to research and debate on distance education as an active practitioner in the field. By addressing transformations arising from educational technology advances and the new business conditions and modes of delivery of education, the contributors to The Theory and Practice of Online Learning provide insights into this complex, diverse, and rapidly evolving field. area of distance education and educational technology and has recently co-authored two new books: Anderson and Kanuka, (), eResearch: Methods, Issues and Strategies; and Garrison and Anderson, (), Online Learning in the 21st Century: A Frame-work for Research and Practice. David Annand, Ed.D., M.B.A., C.A., is the Director of the School.

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