Roles and Competencies in Distance Education
This report is designed to be used by planners, policy makers and other decision makers who are instrumental in setting up and/or managing a distance education system, and who are planning for staffing and training needs. It provides guidelines on the basic tasks involved in managing a distance education programme and the staffing required to handle those tasks.
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Peters, Olufemi; Ofulue, Christine I (2010-11)A major characteristic of the 21st century knowledge economy is an increasing demand for global standards and best practices. Within the education industry, and specifically in developing countries like Nigeria, the demand ...
Aucoin, Robert; Chao, Ining (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)For open and distance learning mediated through technology, research has shown that cultural differences persist in the online learning environment and may have negative effects on learning (Uzuner, 2009; Liu, Liu, Lee & ...
Global Agricultural Knowledge Initiative: Strengthening the Global Competence of Students, Faculty and Extension Agents Holz-Clause, Mary; Dileepkumar, Guntuku (2010-11)Education and Training traditionally involve learning from teachers and other pedagogical standards. The role of the teacher is to impart knowledge to those who do not possess them. Teachers talk in front of the class, and ...
Ostashewski, Nathaniel; Howell, Jennifer; Dron, Jon (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)Since 2012 MOOCs have been heralded as a new way of learning outside of formal university programs of study and there has been much speculation regarding their impact. While MOOCs have provided millions of global learners ...