Distance Learners in Higher Education Institutional Responses for Quality Outcomes (Diversity Series No. 1) by Chere C. Gibson

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  • United States,
  • Learning Styles,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • University extension,
  • Students & Student Life,
  • Higher,
  • College students,
  • Distance education,
  • Education, Higher

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Number of Pages156
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ISBN 101891859234
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Connecting the demographics of the distance learner, cultural considerations, academic self-concept and support, and learning strategies, "Distance Learners" is of interest to faculty and administrators in higher education.

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Dringus, Nova Southeastern University, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences “A fine addition to the literature on distance by: Distance Learners in Higher Education: Institutional Responses for Quality Outcomes.

Gibson, Chere Campbell, Ed. The contributors to this book, administrators and faculty from a variety of higher education institutions in North America, reflect on current research and practices in distance higher education, and address specific facets of the distance by:   "This compilation provides an annotated survey of current professional proceedings, books and chapters from books, and Web sites on distance learning on higher education.

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Understanding that distance learning gives everybody an Author: Vimbi Petrus Mahlangu. This book draws on a study of student transitions in higher education institutions to both unpack the concept of a learning transition and develop pedagogic strategies to enable learners to develop their learning careers.

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This book focuses on the learner and the conditions for learning, and is essential for those who need to stay current in. Optimizing Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education Institutions is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly material on the development of e-learning programs and other technologies in university settings.

Highlighting numerous topics such as quality assurance, learning measurement, and skill training, this book is ideally designed for administrators. College enrollment in distance education courses skyrocketed fromin to over 3 million for the - academic year.

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Incorporating both theoretical and practical perspectives, this volume of papers explores varied aspects of peer review of teaching in higher education. The section on theory features contributions from academics based in Europe, North America and.

: Why Distance Learning?: Higher Education Administrative Practices (): Berg, Gary: BooksFormat: Hardcover. Cultural Awareness and Distance Communication: A Project-Based Intervention in Higher Education Environments: /ch This chapter reflects upon technology-mediated projects used to discuss and foster cultural awareness and proposes a methodology to be implemented inAuthor: Suzana Noronha Cunha, Graça Bigotte Chorão, Manuel Moreira Silva, Sandra Ribeiro.

Distance learning higher education for adults is a good and effective alternative, as valid as attending classes at a formal university campus. Perfectly valid degrees are legitimately earned via a distance learning higher education programs like the ones offered by Bircham International University (BIU).

Finally, distance education, like any education, establishes a learning group, sometimes called a learning community, which is composed of students, a teacher, and instructional resources—i.e., the books, audio, video, and graphic displays that allow the student to.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 'Teaching and Learning in Higher Education explores an exciting new development in higher education: educational enquiry as an approach to improving teaching and informing pedagogical and curricular design.  As this welcome guide attractively illustrates and clearly explains, educational enquiry is not just for education.

Learner-Centered Theory and Practice in Distance Education: Cases From Higher Education brings the voice of the learning sciences to the study and design of distance learning.

The contributors examine critical issues in the design of theoretically and pedagogically based distance education programs. courses by distance education actually outperformed their student counterparts in traditionally instructed courses.3 Clearly, distance education is here to stay as a form of instruction and its proliferation continues to change the landscape of higher education.

One definition of distance education, from as far back asdepicted the use of. : Cyberspace, Distance Learning, and Higher Education in Developing Countries: Old and Emergent Issues of Access, Pedagogy, and Knowledge Production Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology) (): Assié-Lumumba, N'Dri: BooksFormat: Paperback.

Number and percentage of undergraduate students enrolled in distance education or online classes and degree programs, by selected characteristics: Selected years, –04 through –16Digest of Education StatisticsTable This book opens up the debate on the open distance learning (ODL) mode of teaching and learning.

The book is written in user-friendly English accessible to professionals in higher education and Author: Moeketsi Letseka. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction / Michael G. Moore --Distance learners in higher education / Melody M. Thompson --Gender in distance education / Elizabeth Burge --Understanding and supporting the culturally diverse distance learner / Irene Sanchez and.

Distance learning in higher education: Evidence from a randomised experiment. Distance learning technologies are attracting attention as demand for higher education grows around the world, but credible evidence on their effects on students’ outcomes is scarce.

Blended Learning in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities: /ch Online and blended instruction offers learners a unique opportunity to learn ubiquitously without being limited to the constraints of time and distance. A questionnaire, consisting 10 items was developed; which determined the view of students about higher education, education through distance and quality of education through distance learning.

The study revealed that the majority of the adult learners on the distance education programmes agreed that their main source of motivation and encouragement in pursuing higher education is to. Students will also still receive tuition fee and maintenance payments for term three as scheduled, whether or not campuses are closed or learning has moved online, she added.

Ms Donelan issued the advice in letters to vice-chancellors and university students. The aim of the book is to enrich the knowledge of educators, specifically academics in higher education with regard to online learning.

The text deals with the. Distance learning offers enormous potential for students who want to take a class but are physically unable to attend a traditional classroom. It affords a flexibility that many students. Distance and online learning is a big deal in higher education. Not only are more students taking online classes at traditional four-year colleges, but also the rise of innovative for-profit online schools is changing the landscape.

We all know it’s happening, but now we can quantify the affect of online learning with these 50 striking. through open and distance learning by shifting toward learner-centered education and self-directed learning.

Various contributors from around the globe form a fluid collection of writing grounded in research specific to open learning, distance learning, and e-learning. Despite significant investment in computer-based learning in higher education, there is a dearth of current research on administrative strategies for its effective use.

Drawing from a national survey of higher education institutions and interviews with administrators, this book addresses key issues of distance learning: Why are higher education institutions pursuing such ventures.

The history of distance education tells us the evolving use of technologies. Bates [] as well as Peters [] mentioned that distance education had gone through three first generation of distance education refers to those which mainly utilize written and printed texts and postal services for delivering such texts in the forms of books, newspapers, and by: 2.

This book takes a detailed look at the state of the art of open and distance learning in higher education, and presents a fascinating picture of a world and its educational culture in transition.

This edited collection contains authoritative analyses of key issues together with current accounts of practice in each region of the world.

A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Educationis sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, r esearch and scholarship, and academic management. Against these contexts, the book focuses on developing professional academic skills for teaching.

Coronavirus Has U.S. Schools In The Biggest A Distance-Learning Experiment Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line. PERSPECTIVES ON DISTANCE EDUCATION: Lifelong Learning and Distance Higher Education Christopher McIntosh, Editor Zeynep Varoglu, Editorial Coordinator ISBN Published by: West Hastings, Suite Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6E 2E9 Telephone: +1 Fax: +1 Web: E-mail:.

Higher education resources. Colleges and universities across the world are getting creative with online options to keep students safe and healthy at home.

There’s help and information for faculty and students who may be new to virtual teaching and learning.Vimbi P. Mahlangu (June 7th ). Professional Development of Adult Learners through Open and Distance Learning, Global Voices in Higher Education, Susan L. Renes, IntechOpen, DOI: /intechopen Available from.Distance education or distance learning is the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school.

Traditionally, this usually involved correspondence courses wherein the student corresponded with the school viait involves online education.A distance learning program can be completely distance learning, or a combination of distance learning .

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