Teaching and Learning at a Distance

Teaching and Learning at a Distance : Foundations of Distance Education

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For introductory courses in distance education.The second edition of this leading text offers everything instructors need to know in order to make the experience of the distance learner as complete and satisfying as that of the local learner. Here is concise, to-the-point coverage of the foundations of the field and how it came to be dominated by the World Wide Web and the Internet. And here is expansive, practical, hands-on instruction in exactly how to do distance teaching through computer technology, videotape, or simple audio techniques. Moreover, the authors cover such hard-to-address topics as copyright protection and plagiarism; and offer treatment of multiple instructional models suitable for distance education.show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 190 x 234.7 x 15.5mm | 494.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013094629X
  • 9780130946294

Table of contents

PART I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. Foundations of Distance Education. 2. Definitions, History, and Theories of Distance Education. 3. Research and Distance Education. 4. Distance Education Technologies. PART II: APPLICATIONS. 5. Copyright and Distance Education. 6. Instructional Design for Distance Education. 7. The Distance Education Student. 8. Teaching at a Distance. 9. Handouts, Study Guides, and Visuals. 10. Distance Education, the World Wide Web, and the Internet. 11. Assessment for Distance Education. 12. Evaluating Teaching and Learning at a Distance. Index.show more

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