How to Manage your Distance and Open Learning Course

How to Manage your Distance and Open Learning Course

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Description

This book is an essential guide to all aspects of open and distance learning, covering how to choose a course, how to manage the routine aspects of studying and how to make the most of the learning opportunities, skills development and career advancement that can arise from your course. Key areas include time management, flexible learning techniques, assessment, finance, problem solving and dovetailing your course with domestic and professional commitments. The guidance is always practical and the tone is positive.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.19mm | 297g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2004 ed.
  • 224 p.
  • 1403921520
  • 9781403921529
  • 1,632,675

Table of contents

Introduction.- The Right Course for Your Needs.- Elements in Open and Distance Learning.- Managing Your Course.- Supporting Your Learning Experience.- Skills Analysis and Assessment.- What if Things Go Wrong?.- What Comes Next?.- Recommended Reading.- Index.
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About Lucinda Becker

Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at the University of Reading, UK. She is also a professional trainer, developing and delivering courses in communication, presentation, management techniques and job-searching skills. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook, 14 Days to Exam Success and co-author of Writing for Engineers and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).
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