• Administrative Structures for Distance Education 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Commonwealth Secretariat, 1991)
      The purpose of this book is to help anyone considering the use of distance education and trying to decide how it should be organised. The acclaimed success of the world's 25+ open universities gives the impression that ...
    • The Cost Effectiveness of Distance Education for Primary Teacher Training 

      Perraton, Hilary (International Research Foundation for Open Learning (IRFOL) ; Asian Development Bank, 1996)
      The purpose of the paper is to guide the planning of distance education programmes for teacher training. Many teacher-training programmes have sought a balance between general education, teaching in relation to specific ...
    • Policy for Open and Distance Learning 

      Perraton, Hilary; Lentell, Helen (Commonwealth of Learning and Routledge, 2003)
      What policy issues need to be addressed when planning and implementing open and distance learning? Policy for Open and Distance Learning considers the questions that planners and policy makers in open and distance learning ...
    • PREST in Open and Distance Learning: Costs and Economics of Open and Distance Learning (B3 Handbook) 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)
      Why cost ODL? Because there are sensible questions, that affect policy and affect people’s lives, about educational costs, which the researcher and manager often needs to answer.
    • Teacher Education and Training 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);International Research Foundation for Open Learning (IRFOL), 2003)
      This series of guides to good practice, jointly published by COL and the International Research Foundation for Open Learning (IRFOL), analyses policy issues about the use of open and distance learning and of information ...
    • Teacher Education: the Role of Open and Distance Learning 

      Perraton, Hilary (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2010)
      In recent years the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has convened an annual meeting with partner agencies working in the field of teacher education. Its purpose is to share updates on our activities and to explore ways of ...