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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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21-30 of 39 results in Open and Flexible Learning Series
  1. Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning

    By Ormond Simpson

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Recognized as the leading book on the subject, Supporting Students in Online, Open and Distance Learning considers the support of students either on or off-campus. Ever-greater numbers of students are studying as part of open, flexible, distance or online courses and, with the rise in numbers and...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Leadership for 21st Century Learning

    Global Perspectives from International Experts

    By Hanna, Donald (formerly Chancellor, University of Wisconsin, USA), Latchem, Colin (formerly Head, Teaching and Learning Group, Curtin University, Australia)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    The challenge of managing education effectively is formidable. Written by two education managers, this text explores the issues associated with good leadership in educational and training institutions. It is based on their own work and on a series of detailed interviews with eminent leaders....

    Published July 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Flexible Learning in a Digital World

    Experiences and Expectations

    By Collis, Betty, Moonen, Jef

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Betty Collis and Jef Moonen present a series of proven and practical guidelines, based on their balanced experience of using technology in education. Together, these give readers an overview of how technological applications in education can be developed and harnessed....

    Published April 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Learning and Teaching in Distance Education

    Analyses and Interpretations from an International Perspective

    By Peters, Otto (Emeritus Professor, Institute of Pedagogy and Educational Sciences, Fernuniversitat, Hagen, Germany)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This unique and comprehensive overview of open and distance education is written by one of the best known names in the field. It integrates historical, contemporary and future aspects of distance education. Packed with international case studies, it goes beyond looking at the methods and technology...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Innovation in Open and Distance Learning

    Successful Development of Online and Web-based Learning

    Edited by Gooley, Anne (Chief Executive, The Queensland Open Learning Network, Australia), Fred Lockwood

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This volume draws together experiences in the application of technology to distributed learning. It offers an appraisal of the strategies and processes for managing change in open and distance learning and presents a progressive vision for all those involved in this widespread discipline....

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Virtual University

    The Internet and Resource-based Learning

    By Freeman, Howard (Senior Lecturer in Educational Media, DeMontfort University), Patel, Daxa (Principal Lecturer and Project Manager for IT in Teaching and Learning, DeMontfort University), Routen, Tom (Principal Lecturer in Computer Science, DeMontfort University), Ryan, Steve (Head, Centre for Educational Technology and Development, DeMontfort University), Scott, Bernard (Lecturer, DeMontfort University)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    A discussion of the increased accessibility to the Internet and how this has lead to a variety of resources being used for learning. Case studies and examples show the benefits of using the Internet as part of resource-based learning....

    Published July 1st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Supporting Students in Online Open and Distance Learning

    By Ormond Simpson

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This new addition to the respected Open and Distance Learning Series is an up-to-the-minute guide for educators wanting to come to terms with their support role in open and distance learning. Covering all aspects of student support from tuition and counselling through to the broad range of delivery...

    Published April 1st 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Knowledge Web

    Learning and Collaborating on the Net

    By Eisenstadt, Marc, Vincent, Tom

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Featuring contributions from staff and associates of the Knowledge Media Institute at the UK Open University, this text provides a glimpse into the wide variety of projects undertaken in the development and assessment of distance learning technologies....

    Published March 1st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Changing University Teaching

    Reflections on Creating Educational Technologies

    Edited by Evans, Terry (Director of Education Research, Deakin University, Australia), Nation, Daryl (Deputy Director, Deakin Education Centre, Monash University, Australia)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Behind the hype of the "virtual university" lies real change in the way practitioners approach university teaching. This book focuses on the changes to teaching both on and off campus that have either come from, or themselves influenced the development of educational technologies....

    Published January 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Assessing Open and Distance Learners

    By Morgan, Chris, O'Reilly, Meg (both Lecturers, Southern Cross University, Australia)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Research has indicated that assessment is a key factor in student learning. This book details the issues of assessment in the open and distance learning field, where changes in budgets, the location and environment of the students and other factors have prompted innovations in assessment....

    Published November 1st 1999 by Routledge

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