Change and Continuity in an International Context
Distance learning is becoming an increasingly popular way of studying, and most universities now provide courses using these methods. Today's students, though, are demanding high quality, consumer-focused and flexible courses, as well as learning resources and active learner support. This means...
Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge
Volume III: Making Policy Work
This volume of the Open University Reader for Supporting Lifelong Learning looks at policy development in lifelong learning at local, regional, national and supra-national levels. Using an international team of contributors, it explores and examines the policy context for lifelong learning, the...
Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge
Patterns of Flexibility for the Individual Learner
This volume of essays from leading British, North American and Australasian contributors looks at the issues of the convergence of distance and conventional education. The term 'convergence' refers to the breaking down of barriers between open and distance learning and conventional institutions,...
Published February 24th 1999 by Routledge
Perspectives on Guidance and Counselling in Learning
Guidance and counselling in the context of learning is an area that is growing rapidly and attracting a lot of interest within the field of education. This reader presents a range of different perspectives - those of the user, practitioner, professional, manager, policy-maker and academic. By...
Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge