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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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  1. 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

  2. The Design and Production of Self-instructional Materials

    By Fred Lockwood

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Designed to help those who are planning to produce open or flexible learning materials, particularly trainers who must work on their own with little support or encouragement. All aspects of the design and production of materials is examined, including the role of audio and video cassettes....

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Open and Flexible Learning in Vocational Education and Training

    By Calder, Judith, McCollum, Ann (both Open and Distance Learning Trainers, The Open University, Milton Keynes)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This text reviews the strategies adopted in a range of behaviourist approaches to the setting and realization of standards - identifying the background from which they emerged and ways in which they might be further developed....

    Published June 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Towards More Effective Open and Distance Learning Teaching

    By Marland, Perc (Professor, Faculty of Education, University of South Queensland, Australia)

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This title examines the implications of personal, practical theories of distance learning for both distance learners and those who prepare distance learning materials. Case studies are used to reinforce and illustrate the arguments....

    Published July 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Objectives, Competencies and Learning Outcomes

    Developing Instructional Materials in Open and Distance Learning

    By Reginald Melton

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This text offers a perspective on issues surrounding student learning by addresssing questions of quality and learning effectiveness across a broad and diverse range of courses, student populations and contexts....

    Published June 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Managing Open Systems

    By Freeman, Richard

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    The author of this text concentrates on the management and support systems needed in open and distance learning, to help the reader decide whether an open learning system is appropriate for their given situation....

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. Teaching with Audio in Open and Distance Learning

    By Rowntree, Derek

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This package describes the benefits of using audio cassettes in the teaching process, particularly for open learning. It includes a free cassette which takes teachers or trainers through each step of creating and recording their own course material....

    Published August 1st 1994 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Through Projects

    By Henry, Jane

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Designed for those developing open or distance learning materials, this guide describes various kinds of projects along with the appropriate tuition methods, assessment procedures and the expected learning outcome. The tutor's role as supervisor is examined, as are grading and assessment methods....

    Published May 1st 1994 by Routledge

  9. Using Communications Media in Open and Flexible Learning

    By Mason, Robin

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    An introduction to three types of interactive media - computer conferencing, audiographics and video conferencing - which explains how each type can be used in the open learning environment. It describes attributes and limitations, analyzing appropriate applications through case studies....

    Published April 1st 1994 by Routledge

  10. Reforming Open and Distance Education

    Critical Reflections from Practice

    Edited by Evans, Terry, Nation, Daryl

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    This volume contains a collection of critical reflections by teachers and administrators in open and distance education. They highlight educational problems and issues of a more general nature caused by the increased use of distance education within conventional higher education institutions....

    Published January 1st 1993 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Mobile Learning: The Next Generation, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, John Traxler, Agnes Kukulska Hulme
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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