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Focus on distance education developments.


Focus on distance education developments.

Ed. by Edward P. Bailey.

Nova Science Publishers


206 pages




Fifteen academics from Europe and the U.S. contribute seven chapters on a variety of developments in distance learning from around the globe. Coverage includes the implications of distance education for people with disabilities, expanding the potential of distance learning spaces through multimodal tools, text-based computer conferencing in distance education, pedagogical sustainability of network-based distance education in university teaching, future directions of e-learning technology development for efficient lifelong learning, a constructivism interactive videoconferencing pedagogy model for the whole learning environment, and the problems, prospects, and progress of distance learning in a developing country. As with other books from Nova Science Publishers, the editor's credentials are not stated, and the preface--comprised of abstracts reproduced from each of the articles--offers no explanatory summary of the text nor criteria for inclusion of the selections.

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