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Global challenges and perspectives in blended and distance learning

Author: J Willems
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book highlights the perspectives, challenges, and current practices within higher and distance education around the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Willems
ISBN: 9781466639782 1466639784 9781466639805 1466639806 1466639792 9781466639799
OCLC Number: 828332569
Notes: "Premier reference source"--Cover.
Description: xxix, 297 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Maximising technology usage in research synthesis of higher education professional development research / Cherry Stewart, Stefan Horarik, Keith Wolodko --
Equity in distance education / J. Willems --
Beyond the boundaries: the future for borderless higher education / Don Olcott --
Transnational distance education: cultural and quality considerations / Colin Latchem, Yoni Ryan --
Distance education quality assurance in Ghana / Godwin Utuka --
Open universities Australia: the evolution of open access and online education opportunities / Michael Crock, Janet Baker, Skye Turner-Walker --
Managing project-based workplace learning at a distance: university-health service partnership in a master's program / Jo Osborne --
Southern skies distance education academic exchange project: building a community of practice / Carina Bossu --
Cooperation between a distance teaching university and an on-campus university: the creation of a dual-mode university / Louise Bertrand --
eCampusAlberta: a story of strategic partnership and collaboration success in distance education / Tricia Donovan, Janet Paterson-Weir --
Distance learning: the "risk mitigation" case for independent governmental performance measures in New Zealand / Luke Strongman, Polly Kobeleva --
Pre-service teacher education for the management of actual and virtual classes / Ken Stevens --
Supporting teachers in optimizing technologies for open learning / Diana Laurillard --
Community of practice or networked learning: a matter of design / Wendy Fasso --
Shifting mindsets within: self-study of professional learning / Brenda Wolodko [and others]. (Continued) The casual academic in university distance education: from isolation to integration --
a prescription for change / Katrina Higgins, R.E.(Bobby) Harreveld --
An associate dean's community of practice: rising to the leadership challenges of engaging distance students using blended models of learning and teaching / Jill Lawrence [and others] --
The problem of analysis of the temporal dimension in e-learning research / Begoña Gros --
Applying STREAMS to the management of organizational change in distance education / Eugene Willems, Julie Willems --
A whole of university approach to embedding graduate attributes: a reflection / Julie Fleming, Robyn Donovan, Colin Beer, Damien Clark --
Epilogue: directions for future research / B. Tynan, J. Willems.
Responsibility: J. Willems, Monash University, Australia, B. Tynan, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, R. James, University of New England, Australia [editors].

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