Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning (Hardback)
  • Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning (Hardback)

Encyclopedia of Distributed Learning (Hardback)

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Hardback 576 Pages / Published: 17/12/2003
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From launching a student on the route to self-directed learning to using group processes, self-assessment, the life line experience, and developing a learning contract, this encyclopedia comprehensively covers all aspects of distributed learning. The overarching goal is to collect together in a single resource the best practices for adults engaged in continuing education at the graduate level, in corporate settings, in open university settings, and in similar learning environments.

Topics covered:

} administrative processes

} technical tools and supports

} policy, finance, and governance

} social and cultural perspectives

} student and faculty issues

} teaching and learning processes and technologies

Key Features:

} A-to-Z organization

} Reader's Guide groups entries by broad topic areas

} Comprehensive index

} Cross-references between and among entries

} Advisory Board of prominent experts

} Three appendices provide annotated listings of distributed and distance learning programs, select print and non-print resources, and conferences, each with web addresses.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761924517
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 1810 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 41 mm

Reference literature has been hard put to keep pace with its (distance learning) changes so the appearance of an Encyclopedia is most welcome. Recommended for academic and public libraries. -- LIBRARY JOURNAL
"This volume will appeal to a wide array of readers, from novices to those already working in the field. Recommended for all collections." -- CHOICE

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