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Open and Flexible Learning Series

Series Editor: Fred Lockwood, A.W. (Tony) Bates, Som Naidu

This internationally respected series features invaluable contributions from the world's leading experts in the field of online learning. It offers a combination of innovative research and practical advice, offering valuable insights into the comprehensive process of developing, teaching, learning, and managing online and distance learning materials.

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11-20 of 39 results in Open and Flexible Learning Series
  1. Interactions in Online Education

    Implications for Theory and Practice

    Edited by Charles Juwah

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Interactivity is at the very heart of learning and is evident at all levels of engagement, whether between fellow students, students and tutors, online learning materials or interfacing with the learning environment. Covering both theory and the practical implications of the issues discussed, this...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learning

    By Jack Koumi

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This is a comprehensive, practical guide to the most effective use of video and multimedia in open and distance learning. Illustrated throughout, it considers pedagogic design principles for the highest quality learning material, covering: what to teach on video and how to teach it when to...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Learning and Teaching with Technology

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Som Naidu

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Increased use of electronic libraries, multimedia courseware and computer-mediated communication is giving rise to an entirely new educational experience, prompting educators to assess the potential for improved and enriched learning and teaching models. This new book explores the creative...

    Published February 10th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Online Education Using Learning Objects

    Edited by Rory McGreal

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    E-learning is becoming integral to on-site education in universities worldwide, and the rapid explosion of interest in the subject means that this timely, cutting edge book will be an instant and indispensable resource. Among educators, the development of reusable learning objects made accessible...

    Published July 8th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Developing Innovation in Online Learning

    An Action Research Framework

    By Maggie McPherson, Miguel Baptista Nunes

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Action research has become a valued research and educational development technique -an innovative approach through which a group of participants engage in self-reflection to improve practice. Developing Innovation in Online Learning introduces action research as a method of developing e-learning...

    Published May 6th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Integrated E-Learning

    Implications for Pedagogy, Technology and Organization

    Edited by Wim Jochems, Rob Koper, Jeroen Van Merrienboer

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    It is widely recognized that online and e-learning is no longer an exclusive approach used only in distance education and in isolation from traditional education programmes. A real difficulty facing educators and trainers is how to integrate these new learning methods and embed them in established...

    Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Student Retention in Online, Open and Distance Learning

    By Ormond Simpson

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Student retention has become a key issue for all further and higher education institutions and is a major concern among those involved in online learning courses where retention rates are often even poorer than those for traditional campus-based courses. There is increasing recognition that student...

    Published June 1st 2003 by Routledge

  8. Planning and Management in Distance Education

    Edited by Santosh Panda

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional...

    Published June 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. The Open Classroom

    Distance Learning in Schools

    By Jo Bradley

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    The 'e-revolution' that has swept the higher and further education sector over the last decade is now starting to make a real impact in school level teaching and learning around the world. There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for open and distance learning solutions for schools, not...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Delivering Learning on the Net

    The Why, What and How of Online Education

    By Martin Weller

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    As online education becomes more familiar, so the reality of using it in teaching and learning has moved beyond the realm of the specialist. Pedagogy and best practice Delivering Learning on the Net explores the reality of online education today. Martin Weller chaired the groundbreaking Open...

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

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