Learning and Teaching in Distance Education: Analyses and Interpretations from an International Perspective (Open & Flexible Learning Series)

Learning and Teaching in Distance Education: Analyses and Interpretations from an International Perspective (Open & Flexible Learning Series)

By: Otto Peters (author)Hardback

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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 of distance education, giving Otto Peters' renowned visions on the sociological and social impacts of distance education. Now published in paperback for the first time, this new edition includes a new section on virtual universities. A major contribution to thinking on open and distance education, this new edition will reach an even wider audience.

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About Author

Otto Peters is Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Pedagogy and Educational Sciences of the Fern Universitat, Germany. He is a leading European scholar of distance education and author of many publications in this field

Contents

Taking stock; distance and proximity; three constitutive concepts; the three concepts in practice; modifying concepts; digital information and communication; teaching and learning models specific to institutions; analyses and perspectives; literature.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780749428556
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780749428556
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0749428554

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