Library Services to Distance Learners in the Commonwealth: A Reader
While distance education is an effective and versatile means of addressing the problems of human resource development in the Commonwealth, an important concern is adequate and appropriate services to support distance students. There is a growing recognition that the provision of good library services is a crucial factor in determining the quality of distance education. The purpose of this collection of 22 articles is to acquaint readers with distance librarianship as it is practised throughout the Commonwealth. Case studies cover institutions in both developed and developing countries located in Africa, Australia, Britain, Canada, the Caribbean, India, and New Zealand. All of the contributors are distance education/librarianship practitioners. The book will be of value to distance librarians, educators, administrators and planners as well as to library school students
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Moving into the Future: A New Vision of Library Service for the National Open University of Nigeria Igwe, Ukoha O (2013-11)Libraries are moving beyond traditional boundaries. Functional libraries for open and distance learning should be appropriately designed to reflect “Libraries beyond libraries: Integration, Innovation and Information for ...
ODL Support Services through use of Innovation and Technology: A case study of Indira Gandhi National Open University Library Arora, Sudhir K; Babbar, Parveen (2013-11)Innovation and Technology has tremendously changed the Library operations as well as the way services delivered for Open Distance Learning System. The ODL Libraries have become online digital libraries with having access ...
Prakash, Kshema; Gupta, Dinesh K (2010-11)Modern day learning experience has come a long way beyond pedagogical instructions and face to face interaction. As globalization advances, education is increasingly crossing borders of regions and nations. Educational ...
Watson, Elizabeth F (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2003)Distance education (DE) has revolutionised and democratised the delivery and accessibility of education, and has also changed how critical support services, such as library and information service, are provided. This guide ...
Ahsan, Qazi M G (2013-11)The Commonwealth Master of Business Administration and Public Administration (CEMBA/CEMPA) Program is being offered to South Asian executives and business professionals from 2002 to meet the growing demand for post-graduate ...