Distance Education and Sustainable Community Development

Distance Education and Sustainable Community Development : Selected Articles from a Conference on Distance Education and Sustainable Community Development

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Articles explore distance education, focusing on northern and remote communities in Canada, Botswana, and Nigeria. Programs in post-secondary education, including teacher training, credit and non-credit programs, are described. Also explores theoretical perspectives on the notion of 'community' and 'sustainability'. Chapters by: Denis Wall; Michael Robinson; Margaret Haughey; Richard D. Hotchkis and Linda Dreidger; Hafiz Wali; Johannes N. S. Mutanyatta; Dennis B. Sharpe; Terry Anderson; Margaret Fiddler; Pat Larsen; W. Bruce Clark; Noel Gour; Steve Schafer
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Product details

  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 216 x 13mm | 254g
  • CCI Press
  • Alberta, Canada
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0919737056
  • 9780919737051

About Denis Wall

Denis Wall has been involved in teaching, research, and consulting on Aboriginal issues over the past three decades. He received the first Ph.D. in Intercultural Education from the University of Alberta in 1987. After working initially at the Alberta Vocational College in Grouard, Alberta, he moved to the Alberta Department of Advanced Education and the Department of Education's innovative "Native Education Project". He taught courses for the School of Native Studies (now the Faculty) at the University of Alberta and Concordia University College, both in Edmonton. Since 1990 he has operated a consulting firm that concentrates on educational and Aboriginal issues.
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